The Politics of Women's Interests: New Comparative Perspectives

The Politics of Women's Interests: New Comparative Perspectives


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ISBN-13: 9781138978645
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/15/2016
Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics Series
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.20(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Politics of Women’s Interests 2. The Problem with Interests: Making Political Claims for ‘Women’ 3. Is There Such a Thing as a Political Women’s Interest in Britain? 4. Women’s Interests and Political Orientations: The Gender Voting Gap in Three Industrialized Settings 5. Advancing Women’s Interest in Formal Politics: The Politics of Presence and Proportional Representation in the Antipodes 6. From Women’s Interests to Special Interests: Reframing Equality Claims 7. Disparate Fates in Challenging Times: Women’s Policy Agencies and Neoliberalism in Aotearoa/New Zealand and British Columbia 8. Gender Inequality and Feminist Activism in Institutions: Challenges of Marginalization and Feminist ‘Fading’ 9. Women’s Interests, Gender Mainstreaming and the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights 10. International Citizenship and Women’s Interests 11. ‘Women’s Interests’ as ‘Women’s Rights’: Developments at the UN Criminal Tribunals and the International Criminal Court

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