• Mary Evans LSE


The distinctions between the public and the private have long been a way of organising the material world, and those distinctions are shifting. This article traces a brief history of the increasingly insecure privacy – both deliberate and not – that is a defining characteristic of our age. 

Author Biography

Mary Evans, LSE

Professor Mary Evans is London School of Economics Centennial Professor at the Gender Institute. Her work focuses on the narratives through which we construct social identity, and especially the roles gender and class play in these narratives. The author of many articles and books, Professor Evans is co-editor of The Sage Handbook of Feminist Theory (2014) and has published recently on agency, gender and austerity. A new monograph, The Persistence of Gender Inequality, is forthcoming. 

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How to Cite
Evans, Mary. 2015. “Afterword”. FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & The Arts, no. 21 (December).