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Electoral quotas and women’s rights
Electoral gender quotas, which aim to increase either the proportion of women candidates or political representatives, are currently used in over a hundred countries around the world. In most cases quota measures have been ...
Understanding leadership in higher education as a tool for change in relation to gender
Leadership in Irish higher education remains something of a monoculture. This extends not just to age, gender and ethnicity but to discipline. In an attempt to identify, nurture, motivate and empower new leaders of all ...
Addressing Gender Inequality in Academia: The Role of Irish Funding Agencies
The endorsement by the Irish Higher Education Authority (HEA) of the Athena SWAN Charter as a means of stimulating change towards gender equality was a turning point in the formalisation of processes to address gender ...
Valuing the other: Exposing undergraduates to the art of business and the business of arts
This chapter is co-authored by Dr. Andrew Power, head of the largest art school in Ireland, the Institute of Art, Design, and Technology (IADT) and Dr. Michael MacDonnell, the former dean of Quinn Business School, the ...
Social Networking; the People's Politics
Social networking gives a public voice to individuals and allows them to engage with society in ways not previously possible. Shirky (2010) argues that a driver for building civic engagement is the group working which is ...
Women beyond the Dáil: establishing local caucus for women councillors
(National Women's Council of Ireland, 2020-01)
Women beyond the Dáil: more women in local government.
(National Women's Council of Ireland, 2019-11)