Psychology, Social Psychology

Past Voices and Present Voices: Feminists Making a POW in the Now

Over on the Psychology’s Feminist Voices blog, Katherine Hubbard has written a post about some work she's done with our Rose Capdevila about people’s engagement with the Psychology of Women Section (POWS) of the British Psychological Society - just recently renamed the Psychology of Women and Equalities Section (POWeS). One of the most wonderful things about Psychology’s Feminist Voices is its resurrection of the voices… Continue reading Past Voices and Present Voices: Feminists Making a POW in the Now

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Psychology, Social Psychology

Harvey Weinstein, Sexual Harassment and 21st Century Living – by Lisa Lazard

Lisa Lazard writes...  Over the last year, the topic of sexual harassment seems rarely out of the news. The case of Harvey Weinstein is the most recent in a series of high profile sexual harassment cases that have been brought to public attention in 2017. In reverse order, the case against Ex Radio DJ, David… Continue reading Harvey Weinstein, Sexual Harassment and 21st Century Living – by Lisa Lazard

Psychology, Social Psychology, Uncategorized

Open University research on young women’s experience

Over on the DD317 Advancing Social Psychology blog, Stephanie Taylor has written about PhD student Marie Paludan's award-winning research on how young women confront and manage all the current cultural ideas about who they are and who they should be, as well as living their lives as contemporary young women. Here's the abstract of Marie's thesis:… Continue reading Open University research on young women’s experience

Counselling, Psychology, Social Psychology

New book on gender from OU Psychologist

Meg-John Barker's new book How to Understand Your Gender comes out today! Published by Jessica Kingsley and co-authored with psychotherapist Alex Iantaffi, this book attempts to make the psychology of gender accessible to everybody. The Open University CCIG kindly sponsored Julia Scheele's beautiful cover and illustrations throughout the book. The blurb for How To Understand Your Gender says...… Continue reading New book on gender from OU Psychologist