Penny Griffin

Senior Lecturer

Dr Penny Griffin is Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations in the School of Social Sciences at UNSW Sydney. She works specifically in the areas of gender and feminist studies, international political economy, international relations, global economic governance, the politics of development and the politics of visual and popular culture. Her current research examines economic governance, financial crisis and the 'post-crisis' period from a gender perspective. She has published with Routledge (Popular Culture, Political Economy and the Death of Feminism: Why Women are in Refrigerators and Other Stories, 2015), Palgrave Macmillan (Gendering the World Bank, 2009, winner of the 2010 BISA International Political Economy Group book prize) and in the journals the Australian Journal of Political Science, Politics, Feminist Review, Men and Masculinities, Australian Journal of International Affairs,Globalizations, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, New Political Economy and Review of International Political Economy

Penny holds a Ph.D. in Politics and International Relations from the University of Bristol (UK), a MSc. in Social Science Research Methods, a MSc. in International Relations (awarded with Commendation) and a BA.Hons in French and Politics (First Class).

 

Research Areas

  • Gender, feminism and sexuality(ies) in IR and IPE.
  • International political economy (IPE).
  • International relations (IR).
  • Global governance.
  • The politics of development. 
  • Visual and popular culture in world politics.
Other Languages Spoken
French
Books
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Griffin P, 2015, Popular Culture, Political Economy and the Death of Feminism: Why Women are in Refrigerators and Other Stories, Popular Culture and World Politics, Routledge, https://www.routledge.com/Popular-Culture-Political-Economy-and-the-Death-of-Feminism-Why-women/Griffin/p/book/9780415719384
2015
Griffin P, 2009, Gendering the World Bank: Neoliberalism and the gendered foundations of global governance, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230233881
2009
Book Chapters
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Griffin P, 2018, 'Gender, Nature and the Ethics of Finance in a Racialised Global (Political) Economy', in Steele B; Heinze E (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Ethics and International Relations, Routledge, London, https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Handbook-of-Ethics-and-International-Relations/Steele-Heinze/p/book/9781138840201?gclid=CjwKCAjwkun1BRAIEiwA2mJRWZjzW3jThkKZp6YOmbLB_JAGZvcKh1E2M2wcTRmB6j06Eg_nIzBvtxoCRscQAvD_BwE
2018
Griffin P, 2018, 'Gender, IPE and poststructuralism: Problematizing the material/discursive divide', in Handbook on the International Political Economy of Gender, pp. 86 - 101, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781783478842.00012
2018
Griffin P, 2017, 'Masculinities and financial capitalism', in Masculinities and Literary Studies: Intersections and New Directions, pp. 155 - 167, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315230733
2017
Griffin P, 2016, 'Feminist political economy', in Handbook on Gender in World Politics, pp. 345 - 353, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781783470624.00051
2016
Griffin PS, 2016, 'Gender, Finance and Embodiments of Crisis', in Scandalous Economics Gender and the Politics of Financial Crises, Oxford University Press, pp. 179 - 201, https://global.oup.com/academic/product/scandalous-economics-9780190204242?q=scandalous%20economics&lang=en&cc=au
2016
Griffin PS, 2014, 'Development Institutions and Neoliberal Globalisation', in Shepherd LJ (ed.), Gender Matters in Global Politics, edn. 2nd, Routledge, London and New York, pp. 210 - 233, https://www.routledge.com/Gender-Matters-in-Global-Politics-A-Feminist-Introduction-to-International/Shepherd/p/book/9780415715218
2014
Griffin P, 2013, 'Deconstruction as ‘Anti-Method’', in Shepherd LJ (ed.), Critical Approaches to Security: An Introduction to Theories and Methods, Routledge, London, pp. 208 - 222, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203076873
2013
Griffin P, 2011, '‘The Role of Power in Hetereosexism’', in Dowding K (ed.), Encyclopedia of Power, edn. 1st, Sage, London, http://www.sagepub.com/books/Book228360
2011
Griffin P, 2011, 'Queer Theories of Power', in Dowding K (ed.), Encyclopedia of Power, edn. 1st, Sage, London, http://www.sagepub.com/books/Book228360
2011
Shepherd LJ, 2011, 'Gender and Global Social Justice: Peacebuilding and the Politics of Participation', in Widdows H; Smith N (ed.), Global Social Justice, Routledge, London, pp. 128 - 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203816974
2011
Griffin P, 2011, 'Sexuality, Power and Global Social Justice', in Widdows H; Smith N (ed.), Global Social Justice, Routledge, London, pp. 138 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203816974
2011
Griffin P, 2011, 'Poststructuralism in/and IPE', in Shields S; Bruff I; Macartney H (ed.), Critical International Political Economy: Dialogue, Debate and Dissensus, edn. International Political Economy Series, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp. 43 - 58, http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=477795
2011
Griffin P, 2010, 'Gender and the Global Political Economy', in Denemark R; Farrell T (ed.), The International Studies Encyclopedia, edn. 1st, Wiley Blackwell, Malden, MA., pp. 2631 - 2650, http://www.isacompendium.com/subscriber/uid=947/tocnode?query=Gender+and+the+global+political+economy&widen=1&result_number=1&from=search&id=g9781444336597_chunk_g97814443365979_ss1-3&type=std&fuzzy=0
2010
Shepherd LJ, 2010, 'Feminist Security Studies', in Denemark R; Farrell T (ed.), The International Studies Encyclopedia, Wiley Blackwell, Malden, MA., pp. 11 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203076873
2010
Griffin P, 2010, 'Development Institutions and Neoliberal Globalisation', in Shepherd LJ (ed.), Gender Matters in Global Politics, edn. 1st, Routledge, London/New York, pp. 218 - 233
2010
Griffin P, 2009, 'The Spaces Between Us: The Gendered Politics of Outer Space', in Borman N; Sheehan M (ed.), Securing Outer Space, Routledge, London, New York, pp. 59 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203882023
2009
Journal articles
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Griffin P, 2019, 'The everyday practices of global finance: Gender and regulatory politics of 'diversity'', International Affairs, vol. 95, pp. 1215 - 1233, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ia/iiz180
2019
Griffin P, 2019, 'Symposium ‘exploring the (multiple) futures of world politics through popular culture’', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 54, pp. 508 - 514, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10361146.2019.1663404
2019
Griffin P, 2019, '#MeToo, white feminism and taking everyday politics seriously in the global political economy', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 54, pp. 556 - 572, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10361146.2019.1663399
2019
Griffin P, 2017, '‘Post’ interventions: Postcoloniality, poststructuralism and questions of ‘after’ in world politics', Politics, vol. 37, pp. 367 - 370, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0263395717722135
2017
Griffin P, 2017, 'Financial governance ‘after’ crisis: On the liminality of the global financial crisis and its ‘afterwards’, through a gender lens', Politics, vol. 37, pp. 402 - 417, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0263395717720932
2017
Griffin P, 2015, 'Crisis, austerity and gendered governance: A feminist perspective', Feminist Review, vol. 109, pp. 49 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/fr.2014.44
2015
Griffin P; Parpart JL; Zalewski M, 2013, 'Men, Masculinity, and Responsibility', Men and Masculinities, vol. 16, pp. 3 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1097184X12468103
2013
Griffin P; Hastings J; Park S, 2013, 'Asia pacific going forward: A view from OCIS V', Global Change, Peace and Security, vol. 25, pp. 1 - 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14781158.2013.761191
2013
Griffin P, 2013, 'Gendering Global Finance: Crisis, Masculinity and Responsibility', Men and Masculinities, vol. 16, pp. 9 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1097184X12468097
2013
Griffin P, 2012, 'Men and Masculinities Around the World: Transforming Men's Practices', INTERNATIONAL FEMINIST JOURNAL OF POLITICS, vol. 14, pp. 575 - 578, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14616742.2012.726102
2012
Griffin P, 2011, 'The World Bank, HIV/AIDS and Sex in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Gendered Analysis', Globalizations, vol. 8, pp. 229 - 248, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14747731.2010.493025
2011
Griffin P, 2010, 'Gender, Governance and the Global Political Economy', Australian Journal of International Affairs, vol. 64, pp. 86 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10357710903460030
2010
Griffin P, 2009, '(The Lack of) Gender in Economic Analysis', International Feminist Journal of Politics, vol. 11, pp. 127 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14616740802567899
2009
Griffin P, 2008, 'Review of '(En)Gendering the War on Terror: War Stories and Camouflaged Politics'', Capital and Class, vol. 94, pp. 142 - 145, http://www.cseweb.org.uk/curr.shtml
2008
Griffin P, 2008, 'Review of 'Globalization, Development and Human Security'', Development and Change, vol. 39, pp. 699 - 701
2008
Griffin P, 2008, 'Review of 'The Globalization and Development Reader: Perspectives on Development and Global Change'', Development and Change, vol. 39, pp. 699 - 701
2008
Griffin P, 2007, 'Refashioning IPE: What and how gender analysis teaches international (global) political economy', Review of International Political Economy, vol. 14, pp. 719 - 736, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09692290701475437
2007
Griffin P, 2007, 'Sexing the Economy in a Neo-liberal World Order: Neo-liberal Discourse and the (Re)Production of Heteronormative Heterosexuality', British Journal of Politics and International Relations, vol. 9, pp. 220 - 238, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-856X.2007.00280.x
2007
Griffin P, 2007, 'Neoliberalism and the World Bank: Economic Discourse and the (Re)Production of Gendered Identiy(ies)', Policy Futures In Education, vol. 5, pp. 226 - 238, http://www.wwwords.co.uk/pfie/
2007
Griffin P, 2006, 'The World Bank', New Political Economy, vol. 11, pp. 571 - 581, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13563460600991028
2006
Working Papers
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Griffin P, 2005, ‘Neoliberal Economic Discourses and Hegemonic Masculinity(ies): Masculine Hegemony (Dis)Embodied’, IPEG Papers in Global Political Economy, 19, http://dx.doi.orghttp://bisa-ipeg.org/ipegpapers.htm
2005

2010 British International Studies Association (BISA) International Political Economy Group (IPEG) Book Prize for Gendering the World Bank: Neoliberalism and the Gendered Foundations of Global Governance (Palgrave Macmillan 2009, http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=308031). 

Gender, sexuality and feminism; international (global) political economy; international relations; global governance; financial crisis; gender and development; popular culture in/and world politics.