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Researcher: Richardson-Self, LV (Dr Louise Richardson-Self)

Fields of Research

Feminist theory
Social and political philosophy
Philosophy of gender
Sociology of religion
Religious studies
Sociological studies of crime
Political theory and political philosophy
Religion, society and culture
Ethical theory
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander linguistics and languages
Law and society and socio-legal research

Research Objectives

Social ethics
Gender and sexualities
Workplace and organisational ethics (excl. business ethics)
Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
Religion and society
Workforce transition and employment
Technological ethics
Law reform

Career Best Publications

Cis-hetero-misogyny online; Ethical Theory and Moral Practice: An International Forum
Hate Speech Against Women Online: Concepts and Countermeasures; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Offending white men: racial vilification, misrecognition, and epistemic injustice; Feminist Philosophy Quarterly
Woman-hating: On misogyny, sexism, and hate speech; Hypatia

Research Publications

'There are only two genders – male and female...': an analysis of online responses to Tasmania removing 'gender' from birth certificates; International Journal of Sexuality and Gender Studies
Analysing principled resistance to affirmative action; Feminist Media Studies
Analysing principled resistance to affirmative action; Feminist Media Studies
Cis-hetero-misogyny online; Ethical Theory and Moral Practice: An International Forum
Coming Out and Fitting In: Same-Sex Marriage and the Politics of Difference; M/C Journal; A Journal of Media and Culture
Hate Speech Against Women Online: Concepts and Countermeasures; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
He said, she said: Investigating the Christian Porter Case
Irigarayan Insights on the Problem of LGBT Inequality; Everyday Feminist Research Praxis: Doing Gender in the Netherlands
Justifying Same-Sex Marriage: A Philosophical Investigation; Rowman and Littlefield
Leigh Sales showed us the abuse women cop online. When are we going to stop tolerating misogyny?
LGBT+ equality, religious freedom and government-funded faith-based religiously affiliated educational workplaces; Australian Journal of Social Issues
LGBTIQ+ Employees in Tasmanian Workplaces
LGBTQ+ non-discrimination and religious freedom in the context of government-funded faith-based education, social welfare, health care, and aged care; Journal of Sociology
Offending white men: racial vilification, misrecognition, and epistemic injustice; Feminist Philosophy Quarterly
Patriarchy and gender in the Australian imaginary
Questioning the Goal of Same-Sex Marriage; Australian Feminist Studies
Reflections on imagination and embodiment in the work of Moira Gatens, 1983-2008; Parrhesia
Reporting on LGBTIAQ Politics Some Strategies for Journalists; Asia Pacific Media Educator
Same-Sex Marriage and the “No” Campaign; Humanities Australia
Same-sex marriage: The road to social justice?; Australian Review of Public Affairs
Same-Sex Marriage: Zero Tolerance; Parrhesia: a journal of critical philosophy
The aftermath of marriage equality in Australia: Religious freedom and LGBTQ+ non-discrimination; Same-Sex Relationships, Law and Social Change
Transatlantic feminisms: Women and gender studies in Africa and the diaspora
Who really benefits from freedom of speech?
Woman-hating: On misogyny, sexism, and hate speech; Hypatia
“Offensiphobia' is a red herring: on the problem of censorship and academic freedom; The Journal of Ethics

Research Projects

Hate Speech 2.0: Vilification in the Digital Age; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Hate Speech against Women Online; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Religious freedom and same-sex discrimination; The experience of same-sex attracted workers in government funded faith based social service providers; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Religious freedom, LGBT+ employees, and the right to discriminate.; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision