Barbara Einhorn

Emeritus Professor of Gender Studies, Department of Sociology, University of Sussex. Her books include Citizenship in an enlarging Europe: from dream to awakening (2010) and Cinderella goes to market: citizenship, gender and women’s movements in east central Europe (1993).


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A Europe of intolerance or social justice?

The uses and abuses of gender today

Gender has long been applied as a measure of social justice, economic equality and political openness. In the current constellation, however, it is also being deployed as a weapon, wielded by illiberal politicians to attack human rights and the fundamental values of an open, democratic society.

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