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Women, quotas and politics [electronic resource] / edited by Drude Dahlerup.

Contributor(s): Dahlerup, Drude | ebrary, Inc.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Routledge research in comparative politics: 10.Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006 (2007 printing)Description: xii, 312 p. : ill.Subject(s): Women -- Political activity -- Cross-cultural studies | Women -- Suffrage -- Cross-cultural studies | Political participation -- Cross-cultural studies | Representative government and representation -- Cross-cultural studies | Elections -- Cross-cultural studies | Democracy -- Cross-cultural studiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 320/.082 Online resources: An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click to view
Contents:
Introduction / Drude Dahlerup -- Arguing for and against quotas : theoretical issues / Carol Bacchi -- The Nordic countries : an incremental model / Lenita Freidenvall, Drude Dahlerup and Hege Skjeie -- Latin America : the experience and the impact of quotas in Latin America / Clara Ara�ujo and Ana Isabel Garc�ia -- Sub-Saharan Africa : on the fast track to women's political representation / Aili Tripp, Dior Konate and Colleen Lowe-Morna -- The Balkans : from total rejection to gradual acceptance of gender quotas / Milica G. Antic and Sonja Lokar -- The Arab Region : women's access to the decision-making process across the Arab Nation / Gihan Abou-Zeid with the assistance of Dina Obied -- Western Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand : gender quotas in the context of citizenship models / Mona Lena Krook, Joni Lovenduski and Judith Squires -- South Asia : gender quotas and the politics of empowerment : a comparative study / Shirin M. Rai, Farzana Bari, Nazmunnessa Mahtab and Bidyut Mohanty -- Gender quotas in post-conflict states : East Timor, Afghanistan and Iraq / Julie Ballington and Drude Dahlerup -- Indonesia : the struggle for gender quotas in the world's largest Muslim country / Cecilia Bylesj�o and Francisia SSE Seda -- Affirmative action at the IPU / Kareen Jabre -- Electoral quotas : frequency and effectiveness / Richard E. Matland -- Conclusion / Drude Dahlerup.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Drude Dahlerup -- Arguing for and against quotas : theoretical issues / Carol Bacchi -- The Nordic countries : an incremental model / Lenita Freidenvall, Drude Dahlerup and Hege Skjeie -- Latin America : the experience and the impact of quotas in Latin America / Clara Ara�ujo and Ana Isabel Garc�ia -- Sub-Saharan Africa : on the fast track to women's political representation / Aili Tripp, Dior Konate and Colleen Lowe-Morna -- The Balkans : from total rejection to gradual acceptance of gender quotas / Milica G. Antic and Sonja Lokar -- The Arab Region : women's access to the decision-making process across the Arab Nation / Gihan Abou-Zeid with the assistance of Dina Obied -- Western Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand : gender quotas in the context of citizenship models / Mona Lena Krook, Joni Lovenduski and Judith Squires -- South Asia : gender quotas and the politics of empowerment : a comparative study / Shirin M. Rai, Farzana Bari, Nazmunnessa Mahtab and Bidyut Mohanty -- Gender quotas in post-conflict states : East Timor, Afghanistan and Iraq / Julie Ballington and Drude Dahlerup -- Indonesia : the struggle for gender quotas in the world's largest Muslim country / Cecilia Bylesj�o and Francisia SSE Seda -- Affirmative action at the IPU / Kareen Jabre -- Electoral quotas : frequency and effectiveness / Richard E. Matland -- Conclusion / Drude Dahlerup.

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