Women’s Political Inequality in Poland and Ukraine:
Theory Statements and Empirical Research: 23.04.2019
April 23, 2019
Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences
Staszic Palace (Pałac Staszica), Nowy Świat 72, Warsaw, Room 154
This one-day workshop held at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, Poland, brings together scholars of Poland and Ukraine on women’s political inequality. We will present and discuss studies on women’s political participation and the representation of women in government including women’s presence in parliament and the representation of their interests.
The workshop will focus on (a) theory, methods, and results of original research of women political inequality in Poland and Ukraine; (b) challenges of conducting empirical research on the subject such as overcoming limitations of available data, managing data collection, and choosing data analysis techniques; and (c) networking and discussing possibilities of international co-operation.
This workshop is funded by the National Science Centre, Poland (2017/25/N/HS6/01174), “Impact of Party Ideology and Parliamentarian Biography on Legislative Action on War, Corruption and Inequality in Ukraine.”