Where are all the women?
The Virago/New Statesman Women's Prize for Politics and Economics
Does the world of non-fiction have a gender problem? Look at prize shortlists, review coverage or publishing schedules and the answer would seem a resounding yes. It is male-dominated in the vital, society-shaping fields of economics and politics. The Virago/New Statesman Women’s Prize for Politics and Economics hopes to change that. Join Lennie Goodings of the women’s publishing imprint Virago, Helen Lewis, Deputy Editor of the New Statesman, Frances Weetman, the winner of the first prize and Dr Pippa Malmgren, author, economist and former presidential advisor, to discuss why women need to re-claim territory traditionally owned by the ‘men of ideas’.
With thanks to Virago and New Statesman