Angela Barns


Gender (in)equality in participation and opportunity: the case of Australia

In the recent Global Gender Gap Report released by the World Economic Forum (W.E.F.) Australia, along with New Zealand, were highlighted as “leaders in closing the gender gap”. Based on the W.E.F’s benchmarking tool, the Gender Gap Index (G.G.I.), Australia achieved a rank of 15...
Conference paper

Negotiating futures: young women's stories of the space and place of work and family

Mainstream debates of career and family are locked within the dichotomous choice of 'to have' or 'not to have'. Drawing on a recent series of in-depth interviews with young women (Year 12) who plan on having both a professional career and a family, Angela Barns...