Free access to writings covering South West Asia and North Africa
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on May 19, 2023
SAGE is offering free access to journal articles, reference entries and chapters covering South West Asia and North Africa ‘for a limited period’ (period not defined). You can search and download academic interdisciplinary content covering a range of social science topics including politics, law, gender studies and social welfare.
Posted in Law, Politics, Sociology | Tagged Gender, Law, Maghreb, North Africa, Politics, South West Asia, Welfare | Leave a response
Employment Policy Action Facility
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on May 5, 2023
Launched by the International Labour Organization, the Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF), is a website that contains materials for employment policy makers. It includes diagnostic tools and guidance. Throughout there is attention to gender mainstreaming policy.This ILO news item gives more information.
Posted in Management, Work and Employment | Tagged Employment, Gender, Gender equality, Labour Market | Leave a response
Inclusive humanitarian aid
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on August 19, 2022
Age Gender Diversity Matrix Tool – A Framework for an Inclusive World (agd-matrix-tool.com) Developed by Associate Professor Eileen Pittaway and Dr Linda Bartolomei, University of New South Wales.The tool is designed to provide a framework for humanitarian workers and aid agencies to develop policies that are intersectional in terms of inclusivity by categories such as […]
Posted in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management, Security and risk | Tagged Age, Diversity, Gender, Humanitarian aid | Leave a response
Publication diversity in the social sciences
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on June 13, 2022
Measuring Publication Diversity Among the Most Productive Scholars: How Research Trajectories Differ in Communication, Psychology, and Political Science” Article published in Scientometrics. Looks at publication patterns in three disciplines: Communication, Political Science, and Psychology, and examine who publishes articles and where. It considers interdisciplinarity in the social sciences.
Posted in Media and Communication, Politics | Tagged Communication, Gender, Politics, Publishing | Leave a response
WTO Research Database on Trade and Gender
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on May 16, 2022
New WTO Research Database on Trade and Gender, contains information on over 100 research papers produced by WTO members and published by WTO publications or academic journals. These papers cover matters related to gender, trade and tariffs. It will be updated and each paper is indexed by topic and region.
Posted in Economics, Work and Employment | Tagged Gender, International trade, trade, Women | Leave a response
Toksave Pacific Gender Resource
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on March 22, 2022
An academic database created by established university researchers from the region which aims to bring together on one site research to inform all aspects of gender policy in the Asia Pacific region and to highlight the work of local experts.It includes details of academic networks and events as well as links to recent research.
Posted in Sociology | Tagged Asia Pacific, Gender, Policy | Leave a response
Socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 on women
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on January 17, 2022
Women and girls left behind: Glaring gaps in pandemic responses This publication contains and analyses the outcomes of Rapid Gender Assessment surveys (RGAs) on the socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 in 45 countries, produced by UN Women in partnership with national statistical offices, governmental entities, international partners, or private sector. The report confirmed uneven pandemic impacts […]
Posted in Economics, Management, Sociology, Work and Employment | Tagged COVID-19, Covid-19 pandemic, Gender, Well-being, Women, Work | Leave a response
Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on October 18, 2021
Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021: Unmasking disparities by ethnicity, caste and gender.Co-authored by OPHI and the United Nations Development Programme, this annual report provides estimates on multidimensional poverty for 109 developing countries (with data from surveys ranging 2009–2019/2020).It also presents multidimensional poverty estimates disaggregated by ethnicity and caste for 41 countries and considers the relationship […]
Posted in Economics | Tagged Caste, Development, Economics, Gender, Poverty, Race | Leave a response
Digital Library of the Caribbean
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on July 13, 2021
Digital Library of the Caribbean: https://www.dloc.com/ – “a cooperative digital library for resources from and about the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean.” An extensive collection of primary source material contributed by a range of partner institutions. Topics covered include Economics, Politics, Race, Class, Gender, Religion, Language, Literature, Slavery and resistance and Culture.
Posted in Economics, Politics, Sociology | Tagged Caribbean, Class, Economics, Gender, Politics, Race | Leave a response
Career trajectories in UK departments of Politics and International Relations
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on June 21, 2021
A report for the British International Studies Association and the Political Studies Association covering UK academic careers in Higher education. The report covers 2012-2019 and reveals that men and white members of staff are over-represented at senior levels compared to their proportion in the academic workforce more generally. 29% of senior academics (senior lecturers, readers, professors) […]
Posted in Education, Politics, Work and Employment | Tagged Academics, Careers, Gender, Inequality, International Relations, Politics, Race, United Kingdom, Women | Leave a response