Senior Lecturer in Politics, Birkbeck University of London
Rosie has research interests in voting behaviour, political careers, participation, representation and gender and politics. Her book ‘Gender and the Vote in Britain’ was published in 2006 and she has recently published in the British Journal of Political Science, British Politics, Political Quarterly and she has a chapter on ‘The Politics of Diversity’ in Developments in British Politics 8, she has co-authored reports for the Electoral Commission, the Hansard Society and Radio Four's Woman's Hour. She has been interviewed by The Guardian, The Economist, The Huffington Post, The Sunday Times, The New Statesman, BBC breakfast news, BBC News 24, The World Service’s News Hour, BBC Radio Four’s ‘Woman’s Hour’, Westminster Hour, and Thinking Allowed. Rosie is one of the co-directors of the Birkbeck Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life and she was elected to serve a three year term as a member of the Political Studies Association’s (PSA) Executive Committee in 2012.
Job-shares should be strongly supported by those who want to see more women elected to Westminster. And their value is not limited to women. Job-share is about enabling both women and men who currently feel unable to participate in politics but have a significant contribution to make.
22/02/2013 14:28 GMT
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