Articles by Conny Roggeband

March 6, 2023

🌈 The gendered face of democratic backsliding

Conny Roggeband
Opposition to gender equality, and a crackdown on women’s rights, characterise the wave of autocratisation across many parts of the world. We often regard such misogyny against women as a deviant trait of individual political leaders. But this is a misunderstanding, write Conny Roggeband and Andrea Krizsán
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Conny Roggeband
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Amsterdam

Conny has written extensively on the politicisation of gender-based violence, gender mainstreaming and equality policies, social movements and transnational feminist networking.

Her current research focuses on the implications of democratic backsliding for gender equality policies in Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America.

Politicizing Gender and Democracy in the Context of the Istanbul Convention

She co-authored (with Andrea Krizsan) Politicizing Gender and Democracy in the Context of the Istanbul Convention (Palgrave 2021) and The Gender Politics of Domestic Violence. Feminists Engaging the State in Central and Eastern Europe (Routledge 2018).

She edited (together with Bert Klandermans) The Handbook of Social Movements Across Disciplines (Springer 2017); with Anna van der Vleuten and Anouka van Eerdewijk Gender Equality Norms in Regional Governance: Transnational Dynamics in Europe, South America and Southern Africa (Palgrave 2014), and with Jacquelien van Stekelenburg and Bert Klandermans The Future of Social Movement Research: Dynamics, Mechanisms and Processes (University of Minnesota Press 2013).

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