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Official Fellow and Tutor in Politics, New College, Oxford ;  University Lecturer in Politics, Division of Social Sciences, University of Oxford;  Director of Research Training, Politics;    Address: New College, Oxford, OX1 3BN, UK, elizabeth.frazer@new.oxford.ac.uk  tel/fax: 44 1865 279516



POLITICAL ACTIVISM: an argument against communitarianism   Paper presented at: ‘Civic Activism and Communitarianism’ Georg August Universitat, Goettingen, Germany, October 2002

WHAT KIND OF A LEADER CAN A DEMOCRATIC WOMAN BE?   Speech to Women’s Leadership Conference, St Hilda’s College, Oxford, July 2002

WHAT IS POLITICS TODAY?   Speech to Common Purpose Forum, London, February 26 2002



Curriculum Vitae

Date of Birth July 21 1953


BA (Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Economics (1st class), Oxford l984

D Phil Sociology, Oxford l987


Academic Career

Pembroke College, Oxford

BA Politics Philosophy and Economics, 1981-1984

D Phil (ESRC Studentship) 1984-1987


New College, Oxford

Rank Manning Junior Research Fellow, 1987-1990

Official Fellow and Tutor in Politics, 1990-date


University of Oxford, University Lecturer in Politics, 1990-date



Main Publications

Local Social Relations: public, club and common goods’n V Nash (ed) Reclaiming Community Institute for Public Policy Research 2002


Democracy Citizenship and Gender’ in A Carter and G Stokes (eds) Democratic Theory Today, Polity Press 2002

' "Probably the most public occasion the world has ever known": public and private in press coverage of the death and funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales' in Journal of Political Ideologies vol 5 pp201-223 2000

'Citizenship Education: Anti-Political Culture and Political Education in Britain' Political Studies vol 48 pp88-103 2000.  Abridged version published in Education for Democracy: Contexts, Curricula, Assessments  Walter C Parker (ed) Greenwich Ct: Information Age Publishing

'Political Education and Anti-Political Culture: Education for Citizenship in the British National Curriculum' American Political Science Association annual meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, September 1999

The Problems of Communitarian Politics: Unity and Conflict: Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1999 [Preface and Introduction]

Elizabeth Frazer and Nicola Lacey(1993): The Politics of Community: a Feminist Critique of the Liberal Communitarian Debate, Harvester Wheatsheaf, Hemel Hempstead

Elizabeth Frazer, Jennifer Hornsby, Sabina Lovibond, (eds) (1993) Ethics: a Feminist Reader Blackwell, Oxford

Deborah Cameron and Elizabeth Frazer, (1987): The Lust to Kill: a feminist investigation of sexual murder. Polity Press, Cambridge.

Feminist Talk and Talking about Feminism: teenage girls' discourses of gender". Oxford Review of Education vol 15 1989

Cameron,Deborah; Frazer,Elizabeth (1989): "Knowing What to Say: the Construction of Gender in Linguistic Practice". In: Social Anthropology and the Politics of Language. Sociological Review Monograph 36. (Ed: Grillo,Ralph) Routledge, London

"Teenage Girls Talking About Class". Sociology Vol 22 1988



New College, Oxford

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