EPQ ideas gender in history/literature/politics

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    So I'm starting my EPQ soon and I have no idea what to do it on! I am really interested in the history of gender inequality, or the effect of gender in politics but I can't actually think of a question.

    (side note - I cannot do 'women in literature' as that is what I am doing in English)

    Any help would be appreciated!
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    (Original post by razmatamz)
    So I'm starting my EPQ soon and I have no idea what to do it on! I am really interested in the history of gender inequality, or the effect of gender in politics but I can't actually think of a question.

    (side note - I cannot do 'women in literature' as that is what I am doing in English)

    Any help would be appreciated!
    What about something on gender in media (other than literature) - it would be fairly straight forward to do some primary research on representation in newspapers/TV/radio/websites over a short period of time and there's quite a lot of research already out there on the topic to bring into a literature review. You could always follow up with some qualitative interviews/focus groups on any specific stereotypes or patterns that emerge.

    http://seejane.org/research-informs-empowers/ has some excellent research on films
    https://www1.udel.edu/comm245/readin...deredMedia.pdf and http://media.leeds.ac.uk/files/2012/05/miriam-lowe.pdf both popped up right at the top of a quick google.
 
 
 
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