History Political History Middle East
Professor Jane Mansbridge FBA
About this Fellow
Democratic theory; the problem of legitimate coercion, understood through theories of negotiation, representation, deliberation and deliberative systems, participation, political equality, everyday activism, feminism, and public recognition of collective
- Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Foreign policy analysis; European Union and its member states; foreign policy and domestic society; international politics; international relations theory.
The impacts of gender on politics: the political representation of women, the selection of candidates for elected office, the roles of women in political parties and comparative European equality policies.
Political theory; democratic theory, early modern theories of an original contract and contemporary contract theory, feminist theory, critical race theory, citizenship and the welfare state.