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Women's Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe

Richard E. Matland and Kathleen A. Montgomery (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199246861
eISBN:
9780191601965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246866.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book presents 12 case studies on female legislative representation in new post-communist democracies in Europe. The cases represent a wide range of “pathways” from communist rule. Five rank as ... More


Women's Legislative Representation in Post-Communist Bulgaria

Tatiana Kostadinova

in Women's Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199246861
eISBN:
9780191601965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines women’s representation in Bulgaria’s national assembly. It is argued that women’s representation can be improved when parties become unified organizations and when women achieve ... More


Women in Russian Regional Assemblies: Losing Ground 1

Dawn Nowacki

in Women's Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199246861
eISBN:
9780191601965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the variations in women’s representation in Russian regional assemblies. A study of representation levels according to economic regions and distance from the Moscow-St. ... More


Women in the DUP: ‘The Backbone of the Party’

Jonathan Tonge

in The Democratic Unionist Party: From Protest to Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198705772
eISBN:
9780191775215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705772.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The shortfall of female representatives in the DUP is often blamed on the reluctance of women to stand for election, as opposed to the existence of any barriers to participating in the political ... More


Action women

Lisa Purse

in Contemporary Action Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638178
eISBN:
9780748670857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638178.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter introduces and historicises the key debates about the female action hero, before offering an extended investigation of the representation of the female action hero in contemporary action ... More


Contagious Representation: Women's Political Representation in Democracies around the World

Frank C. Thames and Margaret S. Williams

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784174
eISBN:
9780814784181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784174.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Women's participation in parliaments, high courts, and executive offices worldwide has reached record high numbers, but this global increase in women's representation masks significant variation ... More


Unexpected Heroes of Feminist Cinema

Terri Murray

in Studying Feminist Film Theory

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325802
eISBN:
9781800342439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325802.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter challenges critics' readings of films as ‘sexist’, looking at two illustrative examples: Paul Verhoeven and Spike Lee. Paul Verhoeven's Basic Instinct (1992) was widely regarded as ... More


African Women’s Paths to the International Bench: How to Overcome the Hurdles

Rebecca Emiene Badejogbin

in Identity and Diversity on the International Bench: Who is the Judge?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198870753
eISBN:
9780191913365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870753.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

The lack of female judicial appointments in the history of international courts has led to the introduction of obligations and targets for nominating/appointing authorities to select and elect women ... More


Female Stars of British Cinema: The Women in Question

Melanie Williams

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405638
eISBN:
9781474434843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405638.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film stars are often seen as a predominantly Hollywood creation but this book explores how British cinema developed its own culture of stardom, and how its female stars have been prized by audiences ... More


The Party-Appointment Process: Addressing Barriers to Equal Opportunities for Women in the Appointment of Ad Hoc Adjudicators

Catherine Drummond

in Identity and Diversity on the International Bench: Who is the Judge?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198870753
eISBN:
9780191913365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870753.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Efforts to improve the representation of women in international dispute settlement continue to face significant challenges. While there is an increasing acknowledgement that the lack of gender ... More


Chicks with Picks

James Marriott

in The Descent

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733711
eISBN:
9781800342101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733711.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter assesses what difference it makes that Neil Marshall's party is women only, and investigates The Descent's contribution to the thorny issue of the representation of women in horror ... More


Gender Equality and Electoral Politics: The 2002–2003 National Elections

Iija A. Luciak

in Gender and Democracy in Cuba

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030630
eISBN:
9780813039473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030630.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the selection process made by the National Candidate Commission in order to provide a final candidate list for the national elections of 2002–2003. This chapter focuses on the ... More


The voice of comedy: Gracita Morales

Kathleen M. Vernon

in Performance and Spanish Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097720
eISBN:
9781526121172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097720.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses the typification and standardisation of the voice in Spanish cinema, which is argued as the result of a long history of film dubbing, with its strict codification of vocal types ... More


Epilogue: Cheering with Reserve

Jaime Schultz

in Qualifying Times: Points of Change in U.S. Women's Sport

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038167
eISBN:
9780252095962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038167.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This concluding chapter considers the status of women's sports in 2012, the various points of change that brought them there, and reasserts the need to cheer with reserve. Even as the number of women ... More


Conclusion

Amy Simmons

in Antichrist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733414
eISBN:
9781800342019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733414.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter looks at the critical reception of Lars von Trier's Antichrist (2009). Despite the efforts of some to dismiss the film as a prank, Antichrist is an astonishing film of rage ... More


The Contribution of Women Judges and Prosecutors to the Development of International Criminal Law

Teresa Doherty

in Identity and Diversity on the International Bench: Who is the Judge?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198870753
eISBN:
9780191913365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870753.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Few female judges were appointed to the benches of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), and Special Court for ... More


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