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Susan 'Sue' Felicity Himmelweit (born 8 August 1948),[1] is a British economist, emeritus professor of economics for the Open University in the UK,[2] and was the 2009 president of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE).[3]

Susan Himmelweit
Born
Susan Felicity Himmelweit

(1948-08-08) 8 August 1948 (age 71)
NationalityBritish
InstitutionOpen University, UK
FieldFeminist economics
Alma materCambridge University
Notes

CareerEdit

Other bodies which Himmelweit is connected to include: principal investigator on an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded research project entitled, Gender and intra-household entitlements – a cross-national longitudinal analysis (GenIX);[4][5] member of an international network on care policy called Political and Social Economy of Care in a Globalising World (PASEC), funded by Nordic Centre of Excellence's REASSESS scheme looking at the Nordic economic and social model;[6][7] member of the management committee for the Women's Budget Group;[8] member of the editorial board of Feminist Economics;[9] and member of the editorial board of the Journal of Women, Politics & Policy.[10]

EducationEdit

Himmelweit attended Cambridge University where she gained a doctorate in economics.[11]

PoliticsEdit

In August 2015, Himmelweit endorsed Jeremy Corbyn's campaign in the Labour Party leadership election.[12]

Selected bibliographyEdit

BooksEdit

  • Himmelweit, Susan F; Birke, Lynda; Vines, Gail (1990). Tomorrow's child: reproductive technologies in the 90s. London: Virago Press. ISBN 9781853811456.
  • Himmelweit, Susan F; Crowley, Helen (1992). Knowing women: feminism and knowledge. Cambridge, England Cambridge, MA, USA: Polity Press in Association with the Open University. ISBN 9780745609768.
  • Himmelweit, Susan F; Crowley, Helen (1992). Issues in women's studies (book 1A). Milton Keynes: Open University. ISBN 9780749201029.
  • Himmelweit, Susan F; Gittins, Diana; Crowley, Helen (1992). Issues in women's studies (book 1B). Milton Keynes: Open University. ISBN 9780749201050.
  • Himmelweit, Susan F; Trig, Andrew B (1998). Households. Milton Keynes, England: Open University. ISBN 9780749277352.
  • Himmelweit, Susan F; Trig, Andrew B (1998). Markets. Milton Keynes: Open University. ISBN 9780749277314.
  • Himmelweit, Susan (2000). Inside the household: from labour to care. New York: St. Martin's Press (capital and class series). ISBN 9780333535868.
Reviewed by Robeyns, Ingrid (2001). "Inside the household: from labour to care, edited by Susan Himmelweit". Ethical Perspectives. 7 (3): 145–148. doi:10.1080/13545700110088331.
  • Himmelweit, Susan F; Trig, Andrew B; Simonetti, Roberto (2001). Microeconomics: neoclassical and institutionalist perspectives on economic behaviour. London: Thomson Learning. ISBN 9781861525390.
  • Himmelweit, Susan F; Humphries, Jane; Albelda, Randy P (2005). Dilemmas of lone motherhood. London New York: Routledge. ISBN 9780415360180.

Book chaptersEdit

  • Himmelweit, Susan; Plomien, Ania (2014), "Feminist perspectives on care: theory, practice and policy", in Evans, Mary; Hemmings, Clare; Henry, Marsha; Johnstone, Hazel; Madhok, Sumi; Plomien, Ania; Wearing, Sadie (eds.), The SAGE handbook of feminist theory, Thousand Oaks, California: Sage, pp. 446–464, ISBN 9781446252413.

Journal articlesEdit

Economic discussion papersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Himmelweit, Susan". Library of Congress. Retrieved 26 June 2014. E-mail from author, 16th April 2008 (Susan Felicity Himmelweit, b. 8th Aug. 1948)
  2. ^ "Prof Susan Himmelweit, Emeritus Professor, Economics". Open University. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Past presidents". International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE). Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Gender and intra-household entitlements. A cross-national longitudinal analysis". Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). 1 June 2009. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  5. ^ "Gender and intra-household entitlements. A cross-national longitudinal analysis. Project Team – Principal Investigator". Open University. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  6. ^ "CIRCLE (Centre for International Research on Care, Labour and Equalities) – Political and Social Economy of Care in a Globalising World (PASEC)". University of Leeds: School of Sociology and Social Policy. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  7. ^ "NCoE Reassess: Reassessing the Nordic Welfare Model". Nordforsk. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  8. ^ "WBG Management Committee". Women's Budget Group. Archived from the original on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  9. ^ "Feminist Economics: Editorial board". Taylor and Francis. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  10. ^ "Journal of Women, Politics & Policy: Editorial board". Taylor and Francis. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  11. ^ "Expert Group Meeting on "Equal sharing of responsibilities between women and men, including care-giving in the context of HIV/AIDS": Participants" (PDF). United Nations. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  12. ^ "The Labour party stands at a crossroads". The Guardian. 14 August 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2017.

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Non-profit organisation positions
Preceded by
Cecilia Conrad
President of the International Association for Feminist Economics
2009–2009
Succeeded by
Eudine Barriteau