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Incomplete Empowerment: Female Cabinet Ministers in Anglo-American Systems

Patricia Lee Sykes

in Dispersed Democratic Leadership: Origins, Dynamics, and Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562992
eISBN:
9780191701856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562992.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Leadership dispersal can provide important opportunities for marginalized sectors to secure representation but it can also challenge political minorities. The success of women's movements resulted in ... More


Women in Ministry

Larry A. Witham

in Who Shall Lead Them?: The Future of Ministry in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315936
eISBN:
9780199851089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315936.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the entry of women into the clergy in the United States. The first ordination of women to the priesthood was conducted by three rebel Episcopal bishops at the Church of the ... More


Gendering Prime-Ministerial Power

Patricia Lee Sykes

in Understanding Prime-Ministerial Performance: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199666423
eISBN:
9780191751462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666423.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the records of five female prime ministers: Margaret Thatcher (United Kingdom), Kim Campbell (Canada), Jenny Shipley (New Zealand), Helen Clark (New Zealand) and Julia Gillard ... More


The Gendered Consequences of Rules about Selection

Claire Annesley, Karen Beckwith, and Susan Franceschet

in Cabinets, Ministers, and Gender

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190069018
eISBN:
9780190069049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069018.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 8 shows that formal and informal rules that empower or constrain presidents and prime ministers when selecting ministers affect women and men differently, thereby contributing to gendered ... More


“Chew the Meat and Spit Out the Bones”: Negotiating Women’s Clerical Identity

Richard N. Pitt

in Divine Callings: Understanding the Call to Ministry in Black Pentecostalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768235
eISBN:
9780814768259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768235.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter gives voice to a set of ministers who have until now been absent from the samples informing our understanding of the clerical identity. Church of God in Christ women are missing from ... More


Explaining Gendered Patterns of Cabinet Formation

Claire Annesley, Karen Beckwith, and Susan Franceschet

in Cabinets, Ministers, and Gender

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190069018
eISBN:
9780190069049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069018.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 1 introduces the three research questions guiding the book and outlines the patterns of timing, magnitude, and persistence of women’s cabinet inclusion in Australia, Canada, Chile, Germany, ... More


Iceland: Breaking Male Dominance by Extraordinary Means

Auður Styrkársdóttir

in Breaking Male Dominance in Old Democracies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199653898
eISBN:
9780191751578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653898.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In October of 2008, Iceland suffered a major economic crisis that led to the downfall of the three largest banks in the country. A political upheaval followed, with massive demonstrations on the ... More


Women in Presidential Cabinets: Getting into the Elite Club?

Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson and Meredith P. Gleitz

in Gender and Representation in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190851224
eISBN:
9780190851262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851224.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson and Meredith P. Gleitz show that the overall representation of women in cabinets has increased significantly since the democratic transition, but women and men tend to be ... More


Making a Political Impact: Koike Yuriko, Kuniya Hiroko, and Hayashi Fumiko

Bill Emmott

in Japan's Far More Female Future: Increasing Gender Equality and Reducing Workplace Insecurity Will Make Japan Stronger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198865551
eISBN:
9780191897931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865551.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

In many countries women have made more rapid advances in politics than in other fields, but not in Japan where family dynasties and conservative party rules have slowed their progress. However in the ... More


Cabinets, Ministers, and Gender

Claire Annesley, Karen Beckwith, and Susan Franceschet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190069018
eISBN:
9780190069049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069018.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Cabinets, Ministers, and Gender explores why men have been more likely than women to be appointed to cabinet, why gendered patterns of appointment vary cross-nationally, and why, over time, women’s ... More


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