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Gender and Political Backgrounds in Argentina

Susan Franceschet and Jennifer M. Piscopo

in The Impact of Gender Quotas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199830091
eISBN:
9780199932924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199830091.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on legislators’ backgrounds, exploring whether legislative quotas in Argentina lead to the nomination of unrepresentative or unqualified female parliamentarians. Susan ... More


Reserved Seats, Patriarchy, and Patronage in Morocco

James N. Sater

in The Impact of Gender Quotas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199830091
eISBN:
9780199932924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199830091.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses the impact of reserved seats in Morocco. Implemented in the 2002 and 2007 electoral cycles, these measures account for most of the women elected to parliament. To categorize ... More


Parity and Legislative Competence in France

Rainbow Murray

in The Impact of Gender Quotas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199830091
eISBN:
9780199932924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199830091.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter evaluates the common criticism that quotas violate the principle of “merit.” Comparing women elected after the passage of a legislative quota in France with their male counterparts and ... More


Quotas and Qualifications in Uganda

Diana Z. O’Brien

in The Impact of Gender Quotas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199830091
eISBN:
9780199932924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199830091.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter studies the personal and political characteristics of women elected to reserved seats in Uganda to assess whether quotas promote inexperienced and unqualified female party loyalists. ... More


What Makes a Terrorist: Economics and the Roots of Terrorism - 10th Anniversary Edition

Alan B. Krueger

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196077
eISBN:
9781400888979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196077.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The author of this book was one of the most respected economists of his generation, advising two presidents and helping to instill greater empiricism in economics. In this book, he argues that if we ... More


Legal Discourse across Cultures and Systems

Vijay K. Bhatia, Christopher N. Candlin, and Jan Engberg (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098510
eISBN:
9789882207141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098510.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

What exactly is legal about legal language? What happens to legal language when it is used across linguistic, national, socio-political, cultural, and legal systems? In what way is generic integrity ... More


Social Realism Continued: the special case of The Lives of Others1

Martin Sohn-Rethel

in Real to Reel: A New Approach to Understanding Realism in Film and TV Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780993071768
eISBN:
9781800341944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780993071768.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter evaluates social realism in Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's Das Leben der Anderen (The Lives Of Others, 2006). It is a near-universally praised film which claims to expose the murky ... More


Introduction

Martin J. McCleery

in Operation Demetrius and its aftermath: A new history of the use of internment without trial in Northern Ireland 1971-75

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096303
eISBN:
9781781708668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096303.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter outlines the structure of the book. It also details the political background in Northern Ireland which led up to the introduction of internment without trial in Northern Ireland in ... More


Rights

Paul Craig

in EU Administrative Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198831655
eISBN:
9780191932311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831655.003.0018
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The Lisbon Treaty rendered the Charter of Fundamental Rights legally binding, thereby resolving an issue that had been left open since the Charter was initially drafted almost a decade earlier. The ... More


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