Articles by Lucrecia Rubio Grundell

October 31, 2023

🌈 Backlash and backsliding from within: democracy, feminism, and sex work

Lucrecia Rubio Grundell
Analyses of the opposition against gender equality in Europe mostly address the opponents of women’s rights as inherently anti-democratic, and feminist actors as democratic by definition. But Joana Lilli Hofstetter and Lucrecia Rubio Grundell use sex work as an example of how anti-democratic backlashes against women’s rights can also be promoted by feminist actors
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Lucrecia Rubio Grundell
MSCA-COFUND-UNA4CAREER Fellow, Political Science Department, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Lucrecia holds a doctorate in Political and Social Sciences from the European University Institute.

Her thesis was nominated for the Joni Lovenduski Prize for the best Gender and Politics thesis in 2021, and has recently been published.

She has been a postdoctoral researcher at Université Libre de Bruxelles, the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, in research projects addressing European values, violence against women and the opposition to gender equality and LGBTI rights in Europe.

Her research interests revolve around gender equality, LGBTI rights, intersectionality, intra-feminist debates and the EU, topics on which she has published in journals such as the European Journal of Women Studies and Social Politics.

She tweets @LRubioGrundell

Security Meets Gender Equality in the EU
The Politics of Trafficking in Women for Sexual Exploitation

Security Meets Gender Equality in the EU: The Politics of Trafficking in Women for Sexual Exploitation
Palgrave Macmillan, 2023

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