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About Maxine Molyneux

Maxine Molyneux is Professor of Sociology at University College London and editor of the Palgrave Series Studies of the Americas.

Articles by Maxine Molyneux

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Populism is also ordinary

Populism is something like an inevitable symptom of the innate limits that are constitutive of liberal democracies.

Of rights and risks: are women’s human rights in jeopardy?

Human rights instruments have enabled women’s movements to access a normative and analytic framework for fighting discrimination, and rights discourses have been deployed to legitimise women’s demands for social and economic rights, political representation and well-being. Maxine Molyneux spoke to Deniz Kandiyoti about the new trends and threats to women’s rights and UN frameworks.

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