Pressland, Amy

Being an Early Career Feminist Academic

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Being an Early Career Feminist Academic in a Changing Academy
Rachel Thwaites, Amy Pressland

Part I. Introducing the Early Career Experience

2. A Precarious Passion: Gendered and Age-Based Insecurity Among Aspiring Academics in Australia
Lara McKenzie

3. Navigating Gendered Expectations at the Margins of Feminism and Criminology
Olga Marques

Part II. Affect and Identities: Negotiating Tensions in the Early Career

4. Academic, Woman, Mother: Negotiating Multiple Subjectivities During Early Career
Agnes Bosanquet

5. Room for Confidence: Early Career Feminists in the English Department
Helena Goodwyn, Emily Jane Hogg

6. “Are You One of Us, or One of Them?” An Autoethnography of a “Hybrid” Feminist Researcher Bridging Two Worlds
Sophie Alkhaled

Part III. Exploring Experience Through Innovative Methodologies

7. Exposing the “Hidden Injuries” of Feminist Early Career Researchers: An Experiential Think Piece About Maintaining Feminist Identities
Anna Tarrant, Emily Cooper

8. Reflecting Realities and Creating Utopias: Early Career Feminists (Un)Doing International Relations in Finland
Marjaana Jauhola, Saara Särmä

Part IV. Work, Networks and Social Capital: Building the Academic Career

9. Challenges to Feminist Solidarity in the Era of New Public Management
Klara Regnö

10. Inequality in Academia: The Way Social Connections Work
Irina Gewinner

11. Feminist Work in Academia and Beyond
Órla Meadhbh Murray, Muireann Crowley, Lena Wånggren

Part V. Envisaging Feminist Futures

12. On Becoming “Bad Subjects”: Teaching to Transgress in Neoliberal Education
Katherine Natanel

13. Embracing Vulnerability: A Reflection on my Academic Journey as a Japanese Early Career Feminist Academic Abroad
Misato Matsuoka

14. ‘I’m an Early Career Feminist Academic: Get Me Out of Here?’ Encountering and Resisting the Neoliberal Academy

15. Conclusion
Rachel Thwaites, Amy Pressland

Keywords: Education, Gender and Education, Higher Education, Administration, Organization and Leadership, Sociology of Education

Publication year
Palgrave Studies in Gender and Education
Page amount
17 pages
Upbringing, Education
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