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Leah McCabe

Leah McCabe
Name
Leah McCabe
Title
Organisation
Social Policy School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Address
Edinburgh UK
Telephone
E-Mail
Research Interests
Feminism, Institutions and institutional change, women's movements, Scottish Devolution, gender and public policy, domestic abuse, feminising policy, Gender & intersectionality, policy discourses, Policy change, gender and political institutions
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/community_and_representation/research_student_profiles/social_policy/leah_mccabe

PhD Title

Gendering Change: Tracing domestic abuse policy discourses and directions in Scotland from 1990

Research Interests

My PhD thesis examines the gendered dynamics of continuity and change in domestic abuse policy in Scotland over time. This examines the development of domestic abuse policy discourses and policy change from 1990 to present. 

Supervisors

Anuj Kapilashrami

Meryl Kenny

Education

MA (Honours) Sociology and Politics, University of Edinburgh, 2015

MSc Gender Studies (Applied), University of Stirling, 2016

Teaching

Tutoring:

Sociology 1A: The Sociological Imagination: Individuals and Society, University of Edinburgh, 2017

Politics of the Welfare State, University of Edinburgh, 2018

Other Interests/Associations

Post-Graduate Social Policy and GPHU Representative 2017/18

Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (associate PhD student)

Gender Politics Research Group, PhD student