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Sophie Yates

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Journal article

28 Aug 2018

In most established democracies, there is a desire to combine policymaking with evidence, earning a notch of legitimacy for policy and research alike. The use of evidence in policymaking is a good idea, but like many good ideas it is more complicated in practice than...

Blog post

23 Feb 2018

The ‘gender pay gap’ is a major contributor to conditions that enable and perpetuate domestic and family violence. That women on average earn much less than men increases their vulnerability to financial abuse, makes it difficult for them to leave violent relationships, and leaves them...

Blog post

12 Jul 2017

This article explores different perspectives on the relationship between alcohol, drugs and domestic/family violence.

Conference paper

29 Sep 2016

In this paper, I introduce the concept of ‘big G’ and ‘small g’ gender to help conceptualise how actors in Victoria’s domestic and family violence (DFV) policy subsystem talk about and understand gender. Big G gender tends to be categorical, more fixed than fluid, and...

Journal article

24 Mar 2016

Describes the politics/administration interface as variable - either a “purple zone” of interaction between the red of politics and the blue of administration, or a clear line, depending on contextual factors.

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