Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Author Name    Drude Dahlerup (ed.)

Title   Women, Quotas and Politics

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London, UK Routledge

ISBN    0415375495 / 9780415375498

Seller ID   027123

Although highly controversial, electoral gender quotas have been introduced recently in a large number of countries around the world to improve women's representation in national parliaments. Women, Quotas and Politics offers the first global comparative analysis of the new trend to introduce gender quotas in public elections wriiten by researchers from all major regions in the world. This book presents cutting-edge research about the discursive controversies and actual implementation processes in countries with quota provisions. Providinga quantitative and qualitative assessment of these quotas in a variety of political systems, from developing nations and new democracies to established democracies, the contributors evaluate how they have been implemented; where these quotas have succeeded and failed; and how they can contribute to the political empowerment of women. Contents List of illustrations List of contributors Acknowledgements List of abbreviations Part I Introductory Chapters 1 Introduction 2 Arguing for and against quotas: theoretical issues Part II Regional chapters 3 The Nordic countries: an incremental model 4 Latin America: the experience and the impact of quotas in Latin America 5 Sub-Saharan Africa: on the fast track to women's political representation 6 The Balkans: from total rejection to gradual acceptance of gender quotas 7 The Arab region: women's access to the decision-making process across the Arab nation 8 Western Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand: gender quotas in the context of citizenship models 9 South Asia: gender quotas and the politics of empowerment - a comparative study Part III Short case studies 10 Gender quotas in post-conflict states: East Timor, Afghanistan and Iraq 11 Indonesia: the struggle for gender quotas in the world's largest Muslim society 12 Affirmative action at the IPU Part IV Concluding chapters 13 Electoral quotas: frequency and effectiveness 14 Conclusion Index. Printed Pages: 326.

Women India

Price = 19.95 USD


Books of related interest
Let The Power Be With You: Empower Your Thoughts Empower Your Life
Shivi Dua
4.87 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Road to Shirdi: A Journey of Mysterious Encounters and Awakening
Kaushalya Kuwadekar
7.37 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Nazrul:The Poet Remembered
Kalyani Kazi
74.87 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The British The Bandits and The Bordermen
P.V. Rajgopal (Ed.)
12.37 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Death Dying and Beyond: The Science and Spirituality of Death
Alok Pandey
8.62 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Let There Be Light: The Mysterious Journey of Cosmic Creativity
Henryk Skolimowski
7.37 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

If It Could Happen to Buddha: Why Not You? (Understanding the Ancient Secrets of Self Awareness)
Vasant Joshi
4.37 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Osho: The Luminous Rebel (Life Story of a Maverick Mystic)
Vasant Joshi
8.62 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Land of the Striped Stalker: Wildlife of Madhya Pradesh
Rajesh Bedi
17.37 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Madhya Pradesh: Unhurried Unspoilt Undiscovered
Probir Sen
17.37 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Timeless Traditions Contemporary Forms: Art and Craft of Madhya Pradesh
Tinoo Joshi
17.37 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Heartland of Divinity: Fairs and Festivals of Madhya Pradesh
Aruna Sharma
17.37 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@mrmlonline.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie