Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka
Women, politics, and power : a global perspective / Pamela Paxton, Melanie M. Hughes.
By: Paxton, Pamela Marie.
Contributor(s): Hughes, Melanie M.Material type: BookPublisher: Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE Publications, Copyright date: �2014Edition: Second edition.Description: 1 online resource (480 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781483310473 (e-book).Subject(s): Women -- Political activity | Women -- Political activity -- Cross-cultural studies | Representative government and representationGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 324.082 Online resources: An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click to view
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
List of figures, tables, and maps -- About the authors -- Preface -- Introduction to women in politics -- Women struggle for the vote : the history of women's suffrage -- Women struggle for representation : accessing positions of power -- Explaining the political representation of women culture -- Explaining the political representation of women social structure -- Explaining the political representation of women politics -- Explaining the political representation of women international factors -- Do women make a difference? -- Women from marginalized groups -- Regions : the West and the United States -- Eastern Europe and Central Asia -- Latin America and the Caribbean -- Middle East and North Africa -- Asia and the Pacific -- Sub-Saharan Africa -- Where do we go from here? : and how do we get there? -- References -- Glossary/index.
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Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.