Action Strategies | Power Structures



Research in this cluster focuses on the changing gender balance in leadership positions, the agency of women* and men* in influencing societal change, and the socio-economic and political-societal factors that support or undermine greater participation of women* in leadership positions and men* in domestic and care work. Disciplines represented in the cluster activities include history, sociology, business administration, labour economics, socio-economics, East Asian regional studies, communication and media, and education.


Prof. Karen Shire, Ph.D.
Comparative Sociology and Japanese Society

Prof. Dr. Amalie Fößel
History of the Middle Ages

Further information about this research cluster can be found on the German version of the website.

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