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The impact of gender quotas / Susan Franceschet, Mona Lena Krook, Jennifer M. Piscopo, editors
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HQ1236 .I465 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women -- Political activity
Women political candidates -- Government policy
Representative government and representation
Women and democracy
Women -- Political activity -- Cross-cultural studies
Women political candidates -- Government policy -- Cross-cultural studies
Representative government and representation -- Cross-cultural studies
Women and democracy -- Cross-cultural studies
Physical Description x, 256 p. : ill ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction. Conceptualizing the impact of gender quotas / Susan Franceschet, Mona Lena Krook, and Jennifer M. Piscopo -- Parity and legislative competence in France / Rainbow Murray -- Gender and political backgrounds in Argentina / Susan Franceschet and Jennifer M. Piscopo -- Quotas and qualifications in Uganda / Diana Z. O'Brien -- Reserved seats, patriarchy, and patronage in Morocco / James N. Sater -- Labels and mandates in the United Kingdom / Sarah Childs and Mona Lena Krook -- Policy priorities and women's double bind in Brazil / Luis Felipe Miguel -- Centralization and debate conditions in South Africa / Denise Walsh -- Collective identities, institutions, security, and state-building in Afghanistan / Anna Larson -- Paradoxes in the meanings of quotas in Belgium / Petra Meier -- Political engagement and democratic legitimacy in Mexico -- Women's empowerment and cultural change in Rwanda / Jennie Burnet -- Politics as a male domain and empowerment in India / Lori Beaman ... [et al.] -- Conclusion. Themes and implications for future research on gender quotas / Susan Franceschet, Mona Lena Krook, and Jennifer M. Piscopo
NOTE 510501
Alternate Author Franceschet, Susan, 1965-
Krook, Mona Lena
Piscopo, Jennifer M

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