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Religious Parity versus Gender Parity

Rafaela M. Dancygier

in Dilemmas of Inclusion: Muslims in European Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172590
eISBN:
9781400888108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172590.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on another consequence that emerges when parties' primary concern is to maximize votes: balancing religious parity with gender parity. A salient concern, voiced across the ... More


Gender Parity in the Religious and Political Sphere of Israel

Meital Pinto

in Gender Parity and Multicultural Feminism: Towards a New Synthesis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198829621
eISBN:
9780191868146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829621.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores recent struggles for gender parity in Israel. At the level of national politics, efforts to secure gender quotas in the parliament have largely failed. Some struggles for gender ... More


Gender Parity, Legal Pluralism, and Human Rights of Indigenous Women: An Outlook from Mexico

Dorothy Estrada-Tanck

in Gender Parity and Multicultural Feminism: Towards a New Synthesis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198829621
eISBN:
9780191868146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829621.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Mexico is one of the world leaders in the move towards parity measures for women’s representation, through its constitutional requirement of equal gender representation in legislative candidacies. ... More


Merit and Gender Diversity: Lessons about Caste Diversity in Indian IT

Marilyn Fernandez

in The New Frontier: Merit vs. Caste in the Indian IT Sector

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199479498
eISBN:
9780199092109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479498.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Despite gendered leakage in the engineering and general education pipelines, there is much progress in gender diversity or numerical parity in Indian IT. Gender parity in Indian IT has been achieved ... More


Attitudes, Stereotypes, and Support for Women Candidates

Kathleen Dolan

in When Does Gender Matter?: Women Candidates and Gender Stereotypes in American Elections

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199968275
eISBN:
9780190201142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968275.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes a series of attitudes about women in political life, examining voter baseline gender preferences, desire for more women in office, and thoughts about gender parity. It also ... 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


Career Dynamics and Gender Gaps Among Employees in the Microfinance Sector

Ina Ganguli, Ricardo Hausmann, and Martina Viarengo

in Towards Gender Equity in Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198829591
eISBN:
9780191868115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829591.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Microfinance institutions (MFIs) are commonly identified as empowering women and making them key actors in generating social change and economic development. Yet little is known about the gender ... More


Impact of Urbanization on Health and Education: Progress and Inter-generational Prospects for Shared Prosperity

Rita Afsar and Mahabub Hossain

in Dhaka's Changing Landscape: Prospects for Economic Development, Social Change, and Shared Prosperity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190121112
eISBN:
9780190991258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121112.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter focuses on the qualitative changes in the lives of the city dwellers, particularly the poorer ones, regarding the scope for them to benefit from the city’s growing prosperity like their ... More


Conclusion: The Gendered Nature of Democratic Representation in Latin America

Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

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/9780190851224.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

In the concluding chapter, Lesile A. Schwindt-Bayer brings together the findings from the arena and country chapters to draw general conclusions about gender and representation in Latin America. She ... More


Working Girls: White-Collar Workers and Prostitutes in Late Weimar Fiction

Jill Suzanne Smith

in Berlin Coquette: Prostitution and the New German Woman, 1890-1933

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452673
eISBN:
9780801469701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452673.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter exhibits how the discourse on prostitution is shaped by various players, and complex negotiations regarding sexual behavior and its regulation takes place between police, citizens, and ... More


Women in Pastoral Office: The Story of Santa Prassede, Rome

Mary M. Schaefer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199977628
eISBN:
9780199369935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977628.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

5–10 sentences, or around 200 words and no more than 250 words This book investigates the foundation story and mosaic programs (with their unique gender parity) of the ninth-century ... More


Informal Institutions and Women’s Political Representation in Chile (1990–2015)

Susan Franceschet

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/9780190851224.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Despite electing a female president, Michelle Bachelet, and at one point achieving gender parity in cabinet appointments, women’s presence in Chile’s national congress remains small, is only slightly ... 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


From Mothers to Voters: Suffrage, Literacy, and Family Dynamics

Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet

in Conceiving Citizens: Women and the Politics of Motherhood in Iran

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195308860
eISBN:
9780190254292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195308860.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines women's political emancipation in Iran. The increase in the number of educated Iranian women led to their increased calls for political parity. The eventual acceptance of ... More


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