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Engendering the machinery of governance

Durose Catherine and Gains Francesca

in Women and New Labour: Engendering politics and policy?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348289
eISBN:
9781447304302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348289.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores changes to the representation policies in the UK, Scottish, and Welsh legislatures, in local government and the nonelected state. It then investigates the way in which executive ... More


Feeling Policy Represented

Sören Holmberg

in Elections and Democracy: Representation and Accountability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198716334
eISBN:
9780191784934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716334.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter focuses on how voters around the world perceive how their political views are represented by the politicians they elect to represent them. As it turns out, in a majority of studied ... More


Parties, Citizens, and Representation

Andrea Volkens, Judith Bara, Ian Budge, Michael D. McDonald, Robin Best, and Simon Franzmann

in Mapping Policy Preferences From Texts: Statistical Solutions for Manifesto Analysts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199640041
eISBN:
9780191757181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640041.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 12 introduces Part IV which builds on the methodological discussion by showing how the Manifesto estimates can be used in conjunction with linked data to study representation. The estimates ... More


A Multifaceted Approach to the Study of Black Descriptive Representation

Christopher J. Clark

in Gaining Voice: The Causes and Consequences of Black Representation in the American States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190933562
eISBN:
9780190933593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933562.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter motivates the book’s importance, talking specifically about the relevance of a multifaceted approach to the study of black state legislators in the 21st century. The descriptive ... More


Black Seat Share and Policy Representation in States

Christopher J. Clark

in Gaining Voice: The Causes and Consequences of Black Representation in the American States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190933562
eISBN:
9780190933593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933562.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

A common expectation is that when blacks serve in elected office black policy interests will be better represented. This chapter examines how black seat share affects education and welfare policy in ... More


Gaining Voice: The Causes and Consequences of Black Representation in the American States

Christopher J. Clark

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190933562
eISBN:
9780190933593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933562.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This book adopts a multifaceted approach to study of black state legislators across the country. Using the descriptive representation framework, multiple facets of black representation are studied. ... More


Conclusion

Christopher J. Clark

in Gaining Voice: The Causes and Consequences of Black Representation in the American States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190933562
eISBN:
9780190933593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933562.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This book has focused on African American state legislators through the lens of descriptive representation. Throughout the book, descriptive representation has been referred to as gaining voice, a ... More


Fast-track leadership development programmes: the new micro-philanthropy of future elites

James R. Duggan

in Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326809
eISBN:
9781447326816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326809.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The chapter contributes to discussions on public sector fast-track leadership schemes as an elite re-professionalising project that occurs within and across different domains of the public sector. An ... More


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