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Title Women, quotas and politics / edited by Drude Dahlerup.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  320.082 WOME    AVAILABLE
Edition [1st ed.]
Physical description xii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Routledge research in comparative politics ; 10.
Routledge research in comparative politics ; 10.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 Araújo and Ana Isabel García -- 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 Bylesjö and Francisia SSE Seda -- Affirmative action at the IPU / Kareen Jabre -- Electoral quotas : frequency and effectiveness / Richard E. Matland -- Conclusion / Drude Dahlerup.
Other author Dahlerup, Drude.
Subject 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 studies.
ISBN 0415375495 (hardback : alk. paper)