Articles by Marian Sawer

April 13, 2023

Feminist governance – here to stay, or gone tomorrow?

Marian Sawer
Since 1975, feminists have helped establish new international frameworks requiring national governments to promote gender equality. Success at this level, writes Marian Sawer, inadvertently sowed the seeds of populist campaigns against foreign interference with national values
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Marian Sawer
Emeritus Professor, School of Politics and International Relations, The Australian National University

Marian is a former leader of the Democratic Audit of Australia and has published widely on electoral management, gender, politics and policy and the practices of representative democracy.

She is currently leading (with Anika Gauja and Jill Sheppard) the Australian federal election series auspiced by the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, including studies of the 2019 and 2022 elections (the latter now in press).

She has been responsible for initiatives at both national and international levels to make political science more gender responsive and inclusive.

Morrison's Miracle: The 2019 Australian Federal Election Marian Sawer

Morrison's Miracle: The Australian Federal Election
ANU Press, 2020

Gender Innovation in Political Science New Norms, New Knowledge

Gender Innovation in Political Science: New Norms, New Knowledge
Palgrave Macmillan, 2019


She tweets @MarianSawer

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