Eva Cox on macho economics and the feminist lens

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In many ways, feminism has pushed the boundaries of where and how women participate in the economy. But their presence across different industries has not necessarily made conditions better for all, as expected. So what is still getting in the way?

Eva Cox is a prominent Australian academic and feminist who has spent decades agitating for a more civil society. She joins us to discuss the impact of neoliberal economic models on women, including its emphasis on individualism. She also talks about the social as an essential lens, touching on a range of things such race, universal basic income, and social media.

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Fatima MeashamFatima Measham is a Eureka Street consulting editor. She co-hosts the ChatterSquare podcast, tweets as @foomeister and blogs on Medium.

Topic tags: Fatima Measham, Eva Cox, feminism, economics, society


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Eva Cox is inspirational and reminds us not to buy into 'innovative' discourse that puts a price on connection - we are not biscuits on a market shelf! Eva's presentation at "The Power to Persuade 2015" sparked my interest and a paper on social capital - it indeed hasn't always been this way.
Belinda | 14 February 2018

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