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Gender and media representation: politics and the 'double bind'. (2020)
Book Chapter
MCKAY, F. 2020. Gender and media representation: politics and the 'double bind'. In Smith, A. (ed.) Gender equality in changing times: multidisciplinary reflections on struggles and progress. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 203-226. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26570-0_10

In recent decades, more women have been elected into office, showing the gains which have been made as more take a seat at the political table. In 2008, women occupied 18.3% of parliamentary seats worldwide, growing to 24.3% in 2019 (IPU 2019). While... Read More about Gender and media representation: politics and the 'double bind'..

A stairheid rammy: female politicians and gendered discourses in the Scottish press. (2020)
Journal Article
MCKAY, F. 2020. A stairheid rammy: female politicians and gendered discourses in the Scottish press. Journal of language and politics [online], 19(1), pages 30-47. Available from: http://doi.org/10.1075/jlp.20004.mck

This article explores the mediated representation of gender in the Scottish public sphere during the independence referendum in 2014. In particular, it focuses on a media sample drawn from the Scottish press that centres on two key political figures,... Read More about A stairheid rammy: female politicians and gendered discourses in the Scottish press..