Sexuality · Sociology

Catherine Hakim

Dr. Catherine Hakim is a pioneering sociologist, currently Professorial Research Fellow at Civitas, a London policy research institute. Her professional experience covers central government, consultancy, and academia. She is a regular commentator and writer in the media. As a Senior Research Fellow in the London School of Economics she developed a thesis on the social and economic value of Erotic Capital. This investigation has turned into a book which has been translated into ten languages. Her study of internet dating is published in "The New Rules: Internet Dating, Playfairs, and Erotic Power". She is an internationally recognized expert on women's employment, social policy, and related issues. She has also done research on voluntary childlessness and the male sexual deficit. Her work includes over 100 papers published in academic journals, books and research monographs, including "Key Issues in Women's Work". Her development and publishing of the "preference theory" and "sex-deficit theory" has groundbreaking implications on modern women's empowerment issues. Hakim grew up in the Middle East and moved to the United Kingdom at age 16.

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20th to the 22th of November 2020

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