About the Author
Georgina Waylen is Professor of Politics at the University of Manchester, UK. She has researched and published widely on various aspects of gender and politics, particularly transitions to democracy and political economy. She is the author of Gender in Third World Politics (1996) and Engendering Transitions: Women's Mobilization, Institutions and Gender Outcomes (2007).
Table of Contents
Introduction: Gender, Institutions and Change in Bachelet's Chile; Georgina Waylen1. Gendering Politics, Institutions and the Executive: Bachelet in Context; Georgina Waylen2. Bachelet is Back: Reform Prospects and the Future of Democracy in Chile; Peter M. Siavelis3. Disrupting Informal Institutions? Cabinet Formation in Chile in 2006 and 2014; Susan Franceschet4. Promoting Gender Equality: Michelle Bachelet and Formal and Informal Change within the Chilean Presidency; Gwynn Thomas5. Opportunities and constraints on gender-egalitarian policy change: Michelle Bachelet's social protection agenda (2006-2010); Silke Staab6. Institutional Constraints on Engendering the health sector in Bachelet's Chile; Jasmine Gideon and Gabriela Alvarez Minte7. Formal and informal institutional challenges to women's reproductive Rights: Emergency Contraception and the Constitutional Tribunal in Chile; Carmen Sepúlveda-Zelaya8. Comparing Michelle Bachelet's Two Presidencies: Continuity or Change?; Georgina WaylenPostscript; María de los Ángeles Fernández Ramil