Journalism and Broadcasting

Contributions to BBC television and radio programmes including On the Record, Start The Week,  Daily Politics, The Big Questions, Shoptalk, Thinking Allowed,  Moral Maze, Women’s Hour and Nightwaves as well as to BBC and other British, Scandinavian, continental European, American, Australian, South American and international news and current affairs programmes, including Today, PM, World Tonight, Channel 4 News, Newsnight, Broadcasting House, BBC World Service, Sky TV and radio, and CNN programmes.

Newspaper, periodical and online articles include:

‘Macht & Schonheit: Das erotische Kapital der Frauen’,  Weltwoche (Zurich), 19 May 2022.

‘Childcare choice’, Daily Mail (Ireland), 15 October 2016

Embracing erotic capital‘, Institute of Arts and Ideas online magazine IAI News, December 2013

‘Demanding jobs and part-time workers don’t go together’, The Times, 16 March 2012.

‘Know your assets’, Sunday Times Style magazine, 11 September 2011

‘The untapped power of erotic capital’, Wall Street Journal online, 3 September 2011

‘Attractive wins and ugly loses in today’s rat race’, Evening Standard, 22 August 2011

‘How you can learn to be sexy’, Daily Mail, 19 August 2011

The relationship between gender (in)equality and women’s choices’, LSE Equality and Diversity Blog, 23 March 2011.

‘Token women now in vogue’, FT.COM, 24 February 2011.

‘Feldzug fur die Quote’, Die Welt, 18 February 2011.

‘Boardroom gender quotas: the magic medicine fails’, .FT.COM, 14 February 2011.

‘Further calls for greater equality legislation are flawed: policies in place have been successful in narrowing the pay gap’, LSE Politics and Policy Blog, January 2011.

‘Of course women can have it all – they just don’t want it’, Daily Mail, 23 December 2010

Attractive forces at work‘, Times Higher Education, No. 1950, 3-9 June 2010, pages 36-41.  Reprinted (with new title) December 2010 in Danish higher education magazine FORSKERforum.

‘Erotisches Kapital’, Focus Berlin, June 2010.

Erotisches Kapital‘, Internationale Politik, Berlin, May/June 2010, 65(3): pages 110-119.

‘Erotik ist das Kapital des modernen Menschen’,   Die Welt – Online, 1 May 2010.

‘Do you have erotic capital?’, Prospect, April 2010, pages 23-24.

Who needs more maternity leave? The mother of all paradoxes‘, Prospect, No. 165, December 2009, pages 23-24.

‘Do we need more social engineering for sex equality?’, Tribune, 21 November 2008, pp. 12-13.

‘Who works harder?’, Prospect, August 2007, pp. 16-17.

‘Tipping the balance’, People Management, 2 June 2005, p. 7.  Reprinted p. 467 in Introduction to Human Resource Management, Wendy Bloisi, London: McGraw-Hill, 2007.

‘Do family-friendly policies benefit women?’ Wall Street Journal, 7 October 2004

`Mother and child solutions: What women want’, The Age (Australia), 28 July 2002.

`Marry up – and stay at home’, The Times Higher Education Supplement, 17 November 2000.

`Mummy, I want to be a housewife’, The Times Higher Education Supplement, 26 April 1996.

`Exposed: the great career woman myth’, Daily Mail, 29 March 1996.

`Free access to public data’, The House Magazine (of the Houses of Parliament), October 1989.