Paloma Caravantes

Paloma Caravantes
Complutense University of Madrid | UCM · Department of Political and Administration Sciences I

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
I am currently working on a series of papers exploring the implementation of intersectionality in local policies, the gendered organization and party culture of left populist organizations and the gender and class-based symbolic representation of the ‘people’ and the homeland in Spanish left populism. My next project will explore the implementation of the gender equality legislative agenda and democratization processes in local governments.
Additional affiliations
March 2021 - June 2021
European Science Foundation
Position
  • Researcher
August 2020 - June 2021
Stonehill College
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Courses: Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies (Fall 2020) and Women’s Global Health (Spring 2021).
August 2020 - February 2021
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Position
  • Researcher
Education
September 2013 - October 2019
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Field of study
  • Women's and Gender Studies
September 2010 - June 2012
Utrecht University
Field of study
  • Women's and Gender Studies
September 2009 - June 2010
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Field of study
  • Women's and Gender Studies

Publications

Publications (12)
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This paper analyzes the interplay of left populist and feminist politics through a case study of Podemos (‘we can’), a Spanish left populist party that reproduces a dominant gendered logic of politics despite its feminist interpretation of democratic renewal. I argue that this is the result of fundamental contradictions between the feminist and pop...
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Little research has explored the gender dimension of political actors who have emerged in response to the erosion of Western mainstream parties after the Great Recession. This article analyzes the case of Podemos, a party inspired by the protest movement Indignados, which has disrupted the Spanish two-party system in only two years. Through the ana...
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This article analyses the symbolic construction of the ‘people’ and the ‘homeland’ in Spain’s left populist party Podemos by exploring the gender and class meanings that Podemos leaders evoke in their representation of these two key elements of populist rhetoric. Distinguishing between the official sym- 10 bolic presentation of the constituency, th...
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https://revistes.ub.edu/index.php/ACS/article/view/10354
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https://revistes.ub.edu/index.php/ACS/article/view/6343
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Accessible at https://revistas.um.es/hojasdewarmi/article/view/156741