By any other name? The Women and Geography Study Group

Katherine Brickell, Avril Maddrell , Amber Martin-Woodhead, Linda Price

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Names can be important, as an identity marker and public persona, especially if they shape our own and others' expectations – ask any woman named Hope or Patience. In this short piece we consider what the Women and Geography Study Group of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) represents to both those inside and outside the group in the 21st century and make a case for change to a more inclusionary title.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-12
Number of pages2
Issue number1
Early online date1 Feb 2013
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Brickell, K, Maddrell , A, Martin-Woodhead, A & Price, L 2013, 'By any other name? The Women and Geography Study Group', Area, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 11-12, which has been published in final form at This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.

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