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Theorizing Patriarchy free to read

Theorizing Patriarchy (1990, Wiley), Sylvia Walby’s classic work on gender inequality, is now free to read online. The complete text has been made Open Access with kind permission from the publ…

Is Europe Cascading into Fascism?

The answer to this question matters for understanding the opposition to gender equality projects in Europe. The article addresses some of the key concepts needed to answer this question. Is ‘fascism…

Violence, Abuse and Health

Prof Sylvia Walby will be the lead academic examining the measurement of violence as part of eight new Mental Health Networks announced by UK Research and Innovation. She will work within the network …

Humboldt Award for Sylvia Walby

Prof Sylvia Walby will accept the Anneliese Maier Research Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and deliver a public lecture on her work at a ceremony in Berlin on 11 September. Walby was on…

A review of the past decade

2018 marks ten years since the UNESCO Chair in Gender Research was established. Prof Sylvia Walby was appointed by UNESCO in 2008 to develop policy-relevant research on gender equality and women’s h…

Crisis: Watch Sylvia Walby’s TEDx talk

Is the mid-twentieth century European nightmare, in which financial crisis led to economic crisis, fiscal crisis, and violence, being repeated today? asks Prof Sylvia Walby. Watch her talk at ‘The F…

Violence and society primer now free to read

Sylvia Walby’s useful primer on violence and sociology is now free to read. ‘Violence and society: Introduction to an emerging field of sociology’, Walby’s editorial in Current…

Globalisation and Inequalities rereleased

An influential book by Sylvia Walby is now free to read online. Globalisation and Inequalities, first published in 2009, has been relaunched today as an Open Access ebook. Published by Sage, the book …