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Hinojosa, Magda, 1975-
Selecting women, electing women : political representation and candidate selection in Latin America / Magda Hinojosa
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2012
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 3rd Floor  HQ1236.5.L37 H56 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women -- Political activity -- Latin America
Women political candidates -- Latin America
Women and democracy -- Latin America
Physical Description viii, 230 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-218) and index
Contents Electing women: female political representation in Latin America -- Why selection matters: explaining women's representation in politics -- How selection matters: a theoretical framework -- The paradox of primaries: inclusive-decentralized selection -- Inclusive-centralized and exclusive-decentralized selection -- "Less democratic, but more effective": exclusive-centralized selection -- Selecting candidates closer to home: widows, wives, and daughters -- Altering candidate selection: the adoption and implementation of gender quotas -- Candidate selection and women's representation in Latin American politics -- Appendix one: Latin American women's representation by party -- Appendix two: interviews
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