Professor Roberta Guerrina

Head of Department of Politics, Professor of Politics


My publications



Bee, C and Guerrina, R (2015) Framing Civic Engagement, Political Participation and Active Citizenship in Europe Routledge

Guerrina, R. (2005) Mothering the Union: The Politics of Gender, Equality and Maternity Rights in the EU. Manchester University Press

Guerrina, R. (2002) Europe: History, Ideas and Ideologies. Arnold


Bee, C and Guerrina, R. (2014) “Civic Engagement, Political Participation and Active Citizenship in Europe: an Introduction” Journal of Civil Society, Vol. 9(4)

Bee, C. and Guerrina R. (2014) “Participation, Dialogue and Civic Engagement: establishing active citizenship in the EU” Journal of Civil Society, Vol. 9(4).

Guerrina, R; Allwood, G. and MacRae, H (2013) “Unintended Consequences of EU Policies: Reintegrating Gender in European Studies” Women's Studies International Forum, Vol. 39 (July-Aug):1-2.

Guerrina, R and David, M (2013) "Gender Norms and the EU's Normative Power in the External Dimension" Women's studies International Forum, Vol. 39 (July-Aug): 53-62

Guerrina, R. (2006) "Constitutional Politics in Europe: Continuing Trends in the Politics of Gender", Identities: Journal for Politics, Gender and Culture, No. 8

Guerrina, R. (2003) "Gender Mainstreaming and the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights" Policy, Organisation and Society, Vol. 22 (No. 1)

Guerrina, R. (2003) "Employment Policy and the Family in the EU". Cross National Research Papers - Employment Relationships and Family Life, 6 (4). European Research Centre, Loughborough University

Guerrina, R. (2002) "Mothering in Europe: a feminist critique of European policies on motherhood and employment." European Journal of Women's Studies, Vol. 9 (No. 1).

Guerrina, R. (2001) "Constructing Gender in the EU: The case of Equality and Maternity Rights" Current Economics and Politics of Europe, Vol. 10 (No. 1)

Guerrina, R. (2001) "Equality, Difference and Motherhood: the Case for a Feminist Analysis of Equal Rights and Maternity Legislation' Journal of Gender Studies, Vol. 10 (No. 1), March 2001

Guerrina, R. (2000) "The EU and the Social Dimension: Current Perspectives" Journal of European Public Policy, Vol. 7 (No. 2), May 2000

Chapters in books or special issues of journals:

Guerrina, R. (2014) “(Re)Presenting Women: gender and the politics of sex in contemporary Italian politics” in Childs, S. and Celis, K (eds) Conservative Women. Routledge (ECPR Series) - October 2014

Guerrina, R (2014) “Working Mothers” O'Reilly, A. (ed) Motherhood-Mothering Reader. Demeter Press

Bee, C and Guerrina, R (2014) “Europeanisation of Policy Discourses on Participation and Active Citizenship” in Barratt, M and Zani, B (eds) Political and Civil Engagement: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. Routledge

Guerrina, R (2011) “Parental rights in Italy” in Busby, N. and James, G. (eds) Families, care-giving and paid work: challenging labour law in the 21st century. Edward Elgar.

Guerrina, R (2010) “The Reproduction of Mothering” in O'Reilly, A. and Golson, JG (eds) The Encyclopedia of Mothering, Sage.

Guerrina, R. (2008) “Employment policy, women's labour market activation and demographic trends” in Velluti, S. and Beveridge, F. (eds) Gender and the Open Method of Coordination: Perspectives on Law, Governance and Equality in the EU. Routledge, pp. 35-54.

Guerrina, R. and M. Zalewski (2007) “Negotiating Difference/Negotiating Rights: an introduction” Review of International Studies, Vol. 33 (No. 1): 5-10.

Guerrina, R. (2006) “Gender, interests and constitutional matters in the EU: The case of the Charter of Fundamental Rights” in L. Chappell and L. Hill (eds) The Politics of Women's Interests. Routledge. pp. 175-192.

Guerrina, R. (2000) "Sex Equity vs. Sexual Equality" in Code, L. (Ed) Encyclopaedia of Feminist Theories. Routledge


Special Issue on “Civic Participation in Europe” Journal of Civil Society, with C Bee. Spring 2014

Special Issue on “Unintended Gender Consequences of EU Policies”, Women's Studies International Forum, with H MacRae and G Allwood. Winter 2013

Special issue/section on “Negotiating Difference/Negotiating Rights” in The Review of International Studies. Spring 2007

Other Publications

Guerrina, R. (2014)

Guerrina, R. (2013) “What has the European Union done for Women” Eurobriefing (EuroMovement) Guerrina, R. (2013) “So, What has the European Union done for Women?” e-International Relations. Guerrina, R. (2013) "Women on the Frontline and Other Equality Matters” e-International Relations.

Guerrina, R (2012) “UNSCR 1325 in the UK”, e-International Relations.

Guerrina, R. (2012) "Who wants to have it all? ” Post-1968 Motherhood in Europe Network (AHRC Funded Project) Guerrina, R. (2012) “Birthing on the Frontline”, e-International Relations


Guerrina, R (2012) "Keynote, Gender, Ideology & the Political Economy of Austerity: The Mother War Continues..."

, School of Advanced Study, University of London. Available here.