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Political Power and Women’s Representation in Latin America

Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731954
eISBN:
9780199866571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731954.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The number of women elected to Latin American legislatures has grown significantly over the past 30 years. Yet, wide variation persists across countries within the region. These patterns generate ... More


Antioquia Entrepreneur Group (GEA)'s Strategies for Facing International Competitors: The Case of the Food Manufacturing Group

Héctor Ochoa

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter presents the results of a study conducted in Colombia to determine how some Latin American companies successfully expanded into international markets, and to identify business models and ... More


Interventions in Capital Markets

Joseph E. Stiglitz, José Antonio Ocampo, Shari Spiegel, Ricardo Ffrench-Davis, and Deepak Nayyar

in Stability with Growth: Macroeconomics, Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199288144
eISBN:
9780191603884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288143.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Although there is now a general recognition that capital market liberalization failed to help developing countries achieve economic growth and stability, there are still a number of unresolved ... More


Strategic Peacebuilding: An Overview

John Paul Lederach and R. Scott Appleby

in Strategies of Peace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395914
eISBN:
9780199776801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that peacebuilding operations cannot fulfill their potential and achieve justpeace without “strategic” planning and implementation. The authors employ vignettes from Mozambique, ... More


Introduction

Letizia Paoli, Victoria A. Greenfield, and Peter Reuter

in The World Heroin Market: Can Supply Be Cut?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195322996
eISBN:
9780199944194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322996.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about opiate production and heroin trafficking around the word. This book provides a comparative analysis of national ... More


Colombia: The Emergence of a New Producer

Letizia Paoli, Victoria A. Greenfield, and Peter Reuter

in The World Heroin Market: Can Supply Be Cut?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195322996
eISBN:
9780199944194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322996.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explores the emergence of Colombia as an opiate producer during the 1970s. It suggests that some of the factors that contributed to the development of the opiate industry in Colombia are ... More


Preferences and Priorities: Gender and the Political Attitudes of Legislators

Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

in Political Power and Women’s Representation in Latin America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731954
eISBN:
9780199866571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731954.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The political preferences that legislators bring to the legislative arena are an important dimension of substantive representation and help explain how legislators behave in office. Using an original ... More


Making Policy: Bill Sponsorship, Cosponsorship, and Debates

Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

in Political Power and Women’s Representation in Latin America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731954
eISBN:
9780199866571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731954.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Policymaking is one of the most important aspects of substantive representation. This chapter examines the bills that female and male legislators sponsor, cosponsor, and debate in Argentina, ... More


Taking Charge: Leadership and Committees

Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

in Political Power and Women’s Representation in Latin America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731954
eISBN:
9780199866571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731954.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Legislators also do substantive representation by serving in leadership posts in the legislature and sitting on committees. This chapter presents descriptive statistics on the chamber leadership ... More


Working in the District: Home Style

Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

in Political Power and Women’s Representation in Latin America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731954
eISBN:
9780199866571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731954.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Much of a representative’s job centers on policy and takes place inside congress, but representatives also participate in activities in their electoral district that emphasize securing support for ... More


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