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Recruiting Women to National Legislatures: A General Framework with Applications to Post-Communist Democracies

Richard E. Matland and Kathleen A. Montgomery

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:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents a general model of female legislative recruitment based on literature on established Western democracies. It argues that institutions are important in female legislative ... More


Electing Women Political Leaders

in The Motherless State: Women's Political Leadership and American Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226514543
eISBN:
9780226514567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514567.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

There have been many American women who have run campaigns to be president of the United States, one of whom was Gracie Allen in the 1940s. Her campaign shows an important truth about presidential ... More


Gender, High Courts, and Ideas about Representation in Western Europe

Valerie Hoekstra, Miki Caul Kittilson, and Elizabeth Andrews Bond

in Representation: The Case of Women

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199340101
eISBN:
9780199380077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340101.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Women's share of seats on national high courts remains staggeringly low around the world. This chapter asks, how do women get appointed to high courts? It examines cross-national and cross-temporal ... More


Liberal Nationalism and Cosmopolitan Justice

Will Kymlicka

in Another Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183221
eISBN:
9780199851041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183221.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book discusses a number of important developments in Europe, developments that challenge our most basic ideas of the nature of political community and of membership within it. This chapter has a ... More


The Role of National Legislatures in EU Politics

Tapio Raunio

in Democratic Politics in a European Union Under Stress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198724483
eISBN:
9780191792106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724483.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Domestic legislatures have a highly important role in EU governance. Revisiting the deparliamentarization thesis, this chapter argues that it is misleading to label domestic legislatures as mere ... More


The Combination of Gender and Ethnic Quotas in Electoral Politics

Melanie M. Hughes

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/9780198829621.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Around the world, countries are increasingly using quotas to enhance the diversity of political representatives. This chapter considers the histories and policy designs of ethnic and gender quotas ... More


National Parliaments as Political Safeguards of Federalism: Interparliamentary Cooperation in the EU, the US, and Switzerland

Katarzyna Granat

in National Parliaments after the Lisbon Treaty and the Euro Crisis: Resilience or Resignation?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198791621
eISBN:
9780191834004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791621.003.0014
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines the functioning of the EU national parliaments, the US state legislatures and Swiss cantonal parliaments as ‘political safeguards of federalism’. In contrast to the EU, no ... More


Towards Less Flexibility: EU Preemption

Eleonora Rosati

in Copyright and the Court of Justice of the European Union

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198837176
eISBN:
9780191873942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837176.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, EU Law

This chapter maps a trend that, with increasing clarity, has been emerging at the level of case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union: on the one hand, the harmonizing force of EU ... More


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