Beth Howieson

Beth Howieson (PhD Candidate)

Biography: BA (Hons) International Politics from the University of Stirling.  MA International Political Economy (Research) from University of Manchester.  Also conducted voluntary research for Leeds-based non-governmental organisation Homeworkers Worldwide for a briefing paper on the likely impacts of the EU-India Free Trade Agreement on Indian home-based workers.

Email: elizabeth.howieson@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk

Research

Cluster Research Orientations: Studies of Critical Methods and the Politics of Knowledge

Specific research interests: Feminist theories of IR/IPE, Historical materialist theories, Gender and class politics, Rural social movements, Food security/sovereignty, Global Agri-food system, Agri-biotechnology, Global political economy, Neo-liberalism, Capitalist development, Brazil

Keywords: Feminist, Historical materialist, Food security, Gender, GM

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