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The Deliberative Justice Experiment

Christopher F. Karpowitz and Tali Mendelberg

in The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159751
eISBN:
9781400852697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159751.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter looks at how there is no shortage of commentary about women's presence in decision-making groups. Part of the challenge of answering the lingering questions about women's voice and ... More


Why Some Occupations Are Better Known Than Others 1

Bonnie H. Erickson

in Social Capital: An International Research Program

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234387
eISBN:
9780191740619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.003.0146
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter tries to determine why some occupations are more popular than other occupations. It examines the prestige of the occupation, its gender composition, and the number of people in the ... More


The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions

Christopher F. Karpowitz and Tali Mendelberg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159751
eISBN:
9781400852697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159751.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Do women participate in and influence meetings equally with men? Does gender shape how a meeting is run and whose voices are heard? This book shows how the gender composition and rules of a ... More


Rules and Rule‐Makers

Bina Agarwal

in Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Rules for forest use determine what products are extracted from community governed forests, in what quantity, by what methods, and by whom. The rules framed, and who participates in framing them, can ... More


Party and State: Gender Equality in Political Decision-making

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/9780813030630.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In 1966, the Cuban president Fidel Castro publicly recognized the importance of the involvement of women and their participation into the new Cuban social project. Although women were actively ... More


Sex

William Ickes

in Strangers in a Strange Lab: How Personality Shapes Our Initial Encounters with Others

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195372953
eISBN:
9780199893317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372953.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how initial interactions vary according to their gender composition; that is, whether the interaction involves two males, two females, or a male paired with a female. In ... 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


A Matter of Degrees: Female Underrepresentation in Computer Science Programs Cross-Nationally

Maria Charles and Karen Bradley

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Research has shown that women are strongly underrepresented in computer-related degree programs and occupations in the United States. This chapter contributes an international comparative perspective ... More


Introduction

John B. Shoven

in Demography and the Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226754727
eISBN:
9780226754758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226754758.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Demography includes not only fertility, mortality, and immigration, but also the racial and gender composition of the population, living arrangements, marriage, divorce, the timing of the entry and ... More


Explaining Feminization

in Women's Work?: American Schoolteachers, 1650–1920

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226660394
eISBN:
9780226660417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660417.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the factors that led to the triumph of feminization in teaching everywhere in America. For example, during the Civil War, women entered teaching to an unprecedented extent, and ... More


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