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Re-evaluating the “traditional”: How the South Sudanese use established gender narratives to advance women's equality and empowerment (2020)
Journal Article
LeRoux-Rutledge, E. (2020). Re-evaluating the “traditional”: How the South Sudanese use established gender narratives to advance women's equality and empowerment. World Development, 132, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2020.104929

Women's equality and empowerment are international development priorities, but are difficult to achieve. Much gender and development literature blames entrenched “traditional” gender roles and norms, using them to explain slow progress towards gender... Read More about Re-evaluating the “traditional”: How the South Sudanese use established gender narratives to advance women's equality and empowerment.

How identities and discrimination catalyze global entrepreneurship (2016)
Book Chapter
Ramarajan, L., & LeRoux-Rutledge, E. (2016). How identities and discrimination catalyze global entrepreneurship. In L. M. Roberts, L. P. Wooten, & M. N. Davidson (Eds.), Positive Organizing in a Global Society: Understanding and Engaging Differences for Capacity Building and Inclusion (37-42). New York, NY: Routledge

In this book chapter, Lakshmi Ramarajan, Assistant Professor at Harvard Business School, and Emily LeRoux-Rutledge, PhD candidate at LSE, illustrate that when people resist discrimination by embracing their marginalized identities, it can spur them t... Read More about How identities and discrimination catalyze global entrepreneurship.

It's harder for boys? Children's representations of their HIV/AIDS-affected peers in Zimbabwe (2015)
Journal Article
LeRoux-Rutledge, E., Guerlain, M. A., Andersen, L. B., Madanhire, C., Mutsikiwa, A., Nyamukapa, C., …Campbell, C. (2015). It's harder for boys? Children's representations of their HIV/AIDS-affected peers in Zimbabwe. AIDS Care, 27(11), 1367-1374. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2015.1093592

This study examines whether children in rural Zimbabwe have differing representations of their HIV/AIDS-affected peers based on the gender of those peers. A group of 128 children (58 boys, 70 girls) aged 10–14 participated in a draw-and-write exercis... Read More about It's harder for boys? Children's representations of their HIV/AIDS-affected peers in Zimbabwe.

“Africa talks climate”: Comparing audience understandings of climate change in ten African countries (2012)
Book Chapter
Godfrey, A., Burton, M., & LeRoux-Rutledge, E. (2012). “Africa talks climate”: Comparing audience understandings of climate change in ten African countries. In I. Volkmer (Ed.), The Handbook of Global Media Research (504-520). Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118255278.ch29

Summary This chapter contains sections titled: The Case of Africa Talks Climate Climate Change in Africa The Role of the Media Comparative Research: Challenges and Opportunities Why Compare? What to Compare? How to Compare? Common Framin... Read More about “Africa talks climate”: Comparing audience understandings of climate change in ten African countries.