Suhani Jalota & Lisa Ho on Why Female Employment is Low in India

Rocking Our Priors | 10 March 2024 | 1h 12m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Suhani Jalota and Lisa Ho about why India’s female labour force participation is so low and how that could change. Draws from their papers What Works For Her? How Work-from-Home Jobs Affect Female Labor Force Participation in Urban India and Bringing Work Home: Flexible Arrangements as Gateway Jobs for Women in West Bengal.

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Francesca Peacock: Pure Wit

The Book Club | 13 September 2023 | 0h 45m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Francesca Peacock about her book Pure Wit: The Revolutionary Life of Margaret Cavendish. Discusses the life and work of 17C writer Margaret Cavendish, her feminist writing before feminism was generally thought of, and her pioneering science fiction.

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Clementine Ford on the Case Against Marriage

Ladies We Need To Talk | 30 October 2023 | 0h 26m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Clementine Ford about her book I Don’t: The Case Against Marriage. Criticises the societal programming of women that they are incomplete without marriage. Argues that women ditch the institution of marriage and live life on their own terms.

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Caitlin Moran: What About Men?

The Book Club | 12 July 2023 | 0h 51m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Caitlin Moran about her book What About Men? Having written one of the bestselling works of popular feminism of the last 20 years – How To Be A Woman – she turns her attention to the other half of the population. Discusses how to reboot masculinity for the 21C, why she felt she needed to write such a book, and what qualifies her to do so; why she thinks young men are turning against feminism; what she says to the people who accuse her of trading in stereotypes; and why she thinks Jordan Peterson is a poor excuse for a ‘public intellectual’.

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Libertad Gonzalez on Parenting, Violence & Fertility

Rocking Our Priors | 14 June 2023 | 0h 42m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Libertad Gonzalez discussing her research looking at the effect of paternity leave in Spain on the sharing between men and women of childcare and housework, fertility rates and children’s attitudes to gender roles; intergenerational transmission of migrant gender inequality and violence; looking at the relationship across European countries between female employment and fertility to the divergent attitudes between men and women to how housework is shared.

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South Korea’s F Word: Inside the Feminist Movement

Cover to Cover | 7 March 2023 | 1h 01m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Hawon Jung about her book Flowers of Fire: The Inside Story of South Korea’s Feminist Movement and What It Means for Women’s Rights Worldwide. Discusses why “feminism” is such a loaded term in South Korea, the #MeToo movement, digital sex crimes, deep-rooted patriarchal gender norms, and how the women’s rights movement here connects to other movements in Asia and beyond.

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Angela Saini on the Origins of Patriarchy

A Podcast of One’s Own with Julia Gillard | 3 March 2023 | 0h 48m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Angela Saini about her book The Patriarchs: The Origins of Inequality. Discusses how patriarchal values have shaped lives across centuries and continents of societies dominated by men. Explores the roots of gendered oppression and how patriarchal systems became embedded in societies and spread across the globe.

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Why ‘Progress’ is Bad for Women – Mary Harrington

TRIGGERnometry | 6 March 2023 | 1h 12m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Mary Harrington about her book Feminism against Progress. Argues that social progress for women has been driven by market needs rather than the moral case for equality, that technology is curbing the effects of physical sex differences, that feminism has been captured by well-off white-collar women, and warns of the negative effects for most women of the commodification of women’s bodies, pornography, hormonal birth control, and the removal of social protections for women.

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