Gender and Devolution

Room E, City Hall
Time Slot: 
Wednesday 28th March 11:00 - 12:30
Panel Chair: 
  • Dr Jennifer Thomson (University of Bath)
Panel Members: 
  • Dr Sophie Whiting (University of Bath)
  • Dr David Moon (University of Bath)
  • Dr Jennifer Thomson (University of Bath)
  • Professor Laura McAllister (Cardiff University)
  • Dr Diana Stirbu (London Metropolitan University)
  • Dr Emilee Rauschenberger (Manchester Metropolitan University)

This panel explores the changing nature of devolution in the contemporary United Kingdom, with particular attention to the ways in which this is gendered. (Note - due to some changes, we only have two papers currently sscheduled for this panel. If a suitable contribution could be found within the single paper proprosals, we would love to have it included.)

Jennifer Thomson/Sophie Whiting/David Moon (University of Bath) – Abortion and Devolution in the Contemporary UK

Laura Mcallister (Cardiff)/ Diana Stirbu (London Met) - The risks and limitations of "soft" gender equality interventions