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The British Representation Study 2005

The British Representation Study (BRS) was a research project conducted by Dr Sarah Childs at Bristol University, Prof. Joni Lovenduski and Dr Rosie Campbell at Birkbeck. The BRS 2005 is part of a series starting in 1992.

The BRS 2005 recorded the attitudes, backgrounds and experiences of candidates for the 2005 British General Election.

Hansard Society 2005

Media coverage

  • Guardian: Tuesday 15 November 2005: All-women short-lists a must, says report External Site
  • Sarah Childs interviewed on Westminster Hour (Women2Win campaign), Dec. 2005
  • Sarah Childs interviewed on Today programme (Women at the Top), Nov. 2005
  • Women at the Top Report discussed in Guardian; on BBC world Service and Radio 5
  • Sarah Childs interviewed on Woman’s Hour (3-way discussion on Conservatives), July 2005
  • Rosie Campbell spoke to the Young Fabians on Monday the 27th of March 2006.

The British Representation Study 2005

PSA conference paper

Birmingham conference paper

Sarah Childs' Chapter On The Election

Feminizing British Politics: Sex and Gender in the 2005

Basic descriptive analysis of the BRS 2005

BRS: 1992, 1997 and 2001