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More Women in Government, More Women in Think Tanks

Think tanks should recruit and retain talented women as policy researchers and in other roles for many principled reasons, from basic fairness to the value of diverse perspectives. 691 more words

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Perspectives from a Former Think Tank Director on the Gender Dynamics of Knowledge Organisations

Groundwork for thinking about think tanks and gender

In thinking about issues around women in think tanks, the first step I took was to try and understand… 1,831 more words

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Women in Think Tanks: Thinking about gender and equal opportunity in think tanks

Over the next few weeks, we will be publishing a series of posts on women in think tanks. As editor of the series, I called on women thinktankers to offer their perspectives on the role that their gender identity plays in the workplace. 1,576 more words

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Thinking strategically to ‘Catch’ the Media’s Attention

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Arushi Sen,  Media Coordinator with the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP). CSTEP publishes… 1,067 more words

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It works both ways: American Think Tanks and Foundations Manipulate German Politics

As American pundits are discussing the Clinton Cash affair and worrying about possible undue foreign influence on U.S. foreign policy via donations to the Clinton Foundation,  830 more words

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Bourdieu and the literature on think tanks

Pierre Bourdieu (1930-2002) is, without a doubt, amongst the most influential sociologists of the 20th century. His work spanned topics as diverse as education, academia, marginality, the formation of taste, media, television, masculine domination and economics. 621 more words

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