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Women’s Activism, Feminism, and Social Justice

A wide range of issues besieges women globally, including economic exploitation, sexist oppression, racial, ethnic, and caste oppression, and cultural imperialism. This book builds a feminist social justice framework from practices of women’s activism in India to understand and work … Continue reading

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Academic couples, parenthood and women’s research careers

The paper focuses on dual-career academic couples, how they combine careers and parenthood and how their strategies translate into employment pathways of researchers, and especially women researchers. Based on sixteen in-depth interviews with dual-career academic couples, the analysis identified two … Continue reading

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The Flow: Educate. Empower. Change

Menstruation is often misrepresented, stigmatized, and ignored. A lack of education and distorted view of periods in society greatly impacts young menstruators as they begin to have periods and can have long-term negative effects on their physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. In order … Continue reading

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Great Teams Need Social Intelligence, Equal Participation, and More Women

In sports, some people are famous for “making other players better.” Magic Johnson, the great basketball player and winner of five National Basketball Association championships, was not merely a terrific scorer, passer, and rebounder; he also transformed his teammates, some … Continue reading

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Authentic leadership: application to women leaders

The purpose of this perspective article is to present the argument that authentic leadership is a gendered representation of leadership. We first provide a brief history of leadership theories and definitions of authentic leadership. We then critique authentic leadership and … Continue reading

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The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State

In 1884 Frederick Engels first published The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State. This work systematically set out to provide a social explanation for the emergence of women’s oppression with the development of the social institutions of … Continue reading

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Chess Grandmastery: Nature, Gender and Genius

In the late 1960s, a Hungarian teacher named László Polgár resolved to try an educational experiment. The author of a brassy parenting book called Bring Up Genius!, he sought to prove that, as one of his kids later put it, … Continue reading

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Identity in Transit – Nomads, Cyborgs and Women

This article explores the problems and possibilities of different feminist theoretical models of identity for challenging women’s symbolic and strategic positioning in the discourses and conflicts that produce national, ethnic and racialized community identities. The discussion focuses on two of … Continue reading

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Voiceless Woman – Observe, But from the Centre

This article argues that present (Italian) feminism has been translating its practical principles into a cultural and theoretical phenomenon. Drawing on her own genealogical achievement of freedom, the author discusses the main issues concerning present feminism – ranging from the … Continue reading

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What Makes a Team Smarter? More Women

There’s little correlation between a group’s collective intelligence and the IQs of its individual members. But if a group includes more women, its collective intelligence rises. Cutting-edge research on group behavior shows that the collective intelligence of work teams rise … Continue reading

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