Diane Perrons

Professor of Economic Geography and Gender Studies

Department of Geography and Environment and LSE Gender Institute

Email: d.perrons@lse.ac.uk|

Room: COL 5.04c|, Columbia House, LSE 

Diane joined the LSE in 1995 having previously taught at London Guildhall and Sussex Universities. She is author of Globalisation and Social Change, People and Places in a Divided World (Routledge 2004); co-editor of Gender Divisions in the New Economy: Changing Patterns of Work, Care and Public Policy in Europe and North America (Edward Elgar, 2007); and Making Gender Work (Open University Press 1995) and co-author of Arena of Capital (MacMillan 1983). Her next book – Gender, Migration and Domestic Work: Masculinities, Male Labour and Fathering in the UK and USA (Palgrave) co-authored with Majella Kilkey and Ania Plomien is scheduled for publication early in 2013. Her research and teaching focus on globalisation, gender and inequality; and economic transformation, regional development and social change.

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  • Globalisation, gender and inequality
  • Economic transformation and social change
  • Uneven regional development and inequality
  • Gender, work and care
  • Migration and social reproduction
  • Economic and social divisions in contemporary Europe
  • Sustainable and inclusive development
  • Crisis and recovery  

Selected recent publications:

  • Perrons, D. (2012) Regional performance and inequality: linking economic and social development through a capabilities approach, Cambridge Journal of Regions Economy and Society, 5, 15-20
  • Perrons, D. (2012) ‘Global’ financial crisis, earnings inequalities and gender. Towards a more sustainable model of development, Comparative Sociology, 11, 202-226
  • Perrons, D., Plomien, A. and Kilkey, M (2010) Migration and uneven development within an enlarged European Union: Fathering, gender divisions and male migrant domestic services, European Urban and Regional Studies, 17, 197–215
  • Perrons, D. (2010) Gender, Work and Poverty in High Income Countries, in S. Chant (eds) International Handbook on Gender and Poverty, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar 409-414
  • Perrons, D (2009)  'Spatial and Gender Inequalities in the Global Economy: A transformative perspective, in O. Kramme and P. Diamond' (eds) Social Justice in the Global Age, (London: Polity)  
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