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Sexual Harassment, Psychology and Feminism – A New book

In a new book, Dr Lisa Lazard from the School explores #MeToo and how women’s assumed empowerment in contemporary culture has shaped understandings of sexual harassment and social responses to it. This book explores how the phenomenon of sexual harassment has been made sense of and understood, both in psychology and in popular culture, over… Continue reading Sexual Harassment, Psychology and Feminism – A New book

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Introducing the journal Children and Society

Professor Sarah Crafter will soon be taking over as one of the new Editors of the journal Children & Society. Before that, she was one of the journal’s book editors. She writes about the journal and her past and future roles, with a particular emphasis on features of the journal that will be of interest… Continue reading Introducing the journal Children and Society

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New research on creative workers and creative careers

Professor Stephanie Taylor introduces a new collection of published research. Pathways into Creative Working Lives is a collection of fifteen chapters on new research into the ways that people enter so-called 'creative' work. For more than two decades, policy makers and educationalists have celebrated the ever-expanding range of occupations that make up the global sector of… Continue reading New research on creative workers and creative careers

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Major success for a School academic

Professor Sarah Crafter from the School of Psychology and Counselling is part of a team that has won funding for an important new project to support migrant children and young people in education. The EU Horizon 2020 grant will fund a new cross-borders project. Sarah Crafter, Professor of Cultural-Developmental Psychology will play an important part in the project titled ‘NEW ABC:… Continue reading Major success for a School academic

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She’s so vain? OU Psychologists explore how young women understand their own selfies

In a recent article, Dr Lisa Lazard and Dr Rose Capdevila explore how young women make sense of selfies against social disapproval of this practice as narcissistic. It is common for those who take and post selfies to be accused of narcissism. Since women and young people engage in photo sharing practices more frequently than… Continue reading She’s so vain? OU Psychologists explore how young women understand their own selfies