Tag Archives: Misogyny

Moral licensing: insights into personal justifications…

  I am not sure if you have heard of the concept of ‘moral licensing’. It is a fascinating concept and refers to the idea that if you do something positive – such as voting for the first black president of the … Continue reading

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‘Dear Prime Minister’: My open letter to Tony Abbott…

It would be hard to argue against the idea that the current political environment is toxic. We have reached a point that political point scoring outweighs what is in the national interest.   This kind of politics tends to split … Continue reading

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On social construction and expectations…

One of the topic areas I teach that creates the most comment and controversy is the area of ‘social construction.’ The idea here is that things we expect to be ‘natural’ or ‘innate’ are actually learnt behaviours.   There are … Continue reading

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