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Women, Quotas and Politics / Edition 1

Women, Quotas and Politics / Edition 1

by Drude Dahlerup


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415429689
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/05/2006
Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introductory chapters

1. Introduction

Drude Dahlerup

2. Arguing for and against quotas: theoretical issues

Carol Bacchi

Part II. Regional chapters

3. The Nordic Countries: An incremental model

Lenita Freidenvall, Drude Dahlerup and Hege Skjeie

4. Latin America: The experience and the impact of quotas in Latin America

Clara Araújo and Ana Isabel García

5. Sub-Saharan Africa: On the Fast Track to Women’s Political Representation

Aili Tripp, Dior Konate and Colleen Lowe-Morna

6. The Balkans: From total rejection to gradual acceptance of gender quotas

Milica G. Antic and Sonja Lokar

7. The Arab Region: Women's Access to the Decision-Making Process Across the Arab Nation

Gihan Abou-Zeid with the assistance of Dina Obied

8. Western Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand: Gender Quotas in the Context of Citizenship Models

Mona Lena Krook, Joni Lovenduski and Judith Squires

9. South Asia: Gender Quotas and the Politics of Empowerment : A comparative study

Shirin M. Rai, Farzana Bari, Nazmunnessa Mahtab and Bidyut Mohanty

Part III. Short case studies

10. Gender Quotas in Post-Conflict States: East Timor, Afghanistan and Iraq

Julie Ballington and Drude Dahlerup

11. Indonesia: The struggle for gender quotas in the world’s largest Muslim country

Cecilia Bylesjö and Francisia SSE Seda

12. Affirmative action at the IPU

Kareen Jabre

Part IV. Concluding chapters

13. Electoral Quotas: Frequency and Effectiveness

Richard E. Matland

14. Conclusion

Drude Dahlerup

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