#guestpost: #research: What does the feminisation of psychology look like?

In two previous posts published online at the Feminist and Women’s Studies Association Blog (FWSA) (one, two) I discussed women’s status in psychology. First I looked at the underrepresentation of women as authors in seven academic psychology journals: The Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, Counselling Psychology Quarterly, Review of General Psychology, Teaching of Psychology, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal […]

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#research: Possibly the most exhaustive study of “manspreading” ever conducted – @socimages

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Possibly the most exhaustive study of “manspreading” ever conducted – @socimages I recently discovered what has got to be one of the most exhaustive treatments of the practice ever produced. It’s not the work of a sociologist; it’s the work of a German feminist photographer, Marianne Wex. In Wex’s treatment of the topic, Let’s Take Back Our Space: Female and […]

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#research: Residential colleges are “total institutions” and hookup culture is totally institutionalized

socimages: Residential colleges are “total institutions” and hookup culture is totally institutionalized. By Lisa Wade, PhD; originally posted at Everyday Sociology. When new students move into their residence halls to start their first year of college, they become a part of an institution. In many ways, it is a “total institution” in the tradition of the sociologist Erving Goffman: an […]

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#womenslives: Online harassment, young women (and the academy)

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Online harassment, young women (and the academy) – @socimagination The Pew study found the distribution of these experiences to be structured by gender and age. Young adults (18-29) as a whole are more likely to experience either category of harassment but young women (18-24) are overwhelmingly the targets of the more extreme behaviours. But the gendering of these experiences, shouldn’t […]

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#research: Pussyhat power – the feminist protesters crafting resistance to Trump and his supporters – @ConversationUK

Stitch ‘n’ Bitch Third-wave feminist and Bust Magazine editor Debbie Stoller led this subversive knitting trend, with the publication of her Stitch ‘n’ Bitch knitting manual, calling for a new generation of knitters to “take back the knit”. There has been considerable scholarly attention to this type of contemporary knitting with feminist authors exploring knitting’s “craftivism” through practices like yarn […]

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#vivelafeminism: #WomensMarch through the eyes of girl activists – @msmagazine

On Saturday, January 21, an estimated five million people marched worldwide to support girls’ rights and women’s rights in light of the regressive and dangerous language, planned policies, and proposed nominees for this new administration under Donald Trump. People from all walks of life, identities, and experiences attended with their action-provoking posters and pink “pussyhats” to stand up against the […]

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