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The ‘Devil's Deal’: Women's Political Participation and Authoritarianism In Peru

Cecilia Blondet

in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the ways women from different social and political groups gained national prominence in Peru during the Fujimori administration. It argues that the political interests of the ... More


Women in Lithuanian Politics: From Nomenklatura Selection to Representation

Algis Krupavičius and Irmina Matonytė

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:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the changes in women’s representation in Lithuania. Women are expected to make significant inroads in their quest for political power. Although the number of women in political ... More


Factors Influencing Women's Presence in Slovene Parliament

Milica G. AntiĆ

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:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the under-representation of women in Slovene national politics. The main obstacles to female representation in the Slovene National Assembly are political. Female representation ... More


Popular Support for Electing Women in Eastern Europe

Clyde Wilcox, Beth Stark, and Sue Thomas

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:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the demand for women in the legislatures of post-communist Central and Eastern Europe. There is currently little demand for female legislators, with a prevailing attitude in ... More


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


Establishing a Machocracy: Women and Elections in Macedonia (1990–8)

Karolina Ristova

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:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Democratization in Macedonia appears to have established a “machocracy”, rule by men. This chapter examines how machocracy has contributed to the low supply and demand for female candidates in ... More


Reserved Seats in Pakistan and India

Mona Lena Krook

in Quotas for Women in Politics: Gender and Candidate Selection Reform Worldwide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195375671
eISBN:
9780199871605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375671.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter compares campaigns for reserved seats in Pakistan and India. A shared colonial past included reserved seats for women in politics, as well as for a range of other groups based on race, ... More


Party Quotas in Sweden and the United Kingdom

Mona Lena Krook

in Quotas for Women in Politics: Gender and Candidate Selection Reform Worldwide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195375671
eISBN:
9780199871605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375671.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines campaigns for party quotas in Sweden and the United Kingdom. Before quotas, both countries had relatively similar levels of female representation. In Sweden, advocates pressed ... More


Introduction

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:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion on the relationship between democratization and women’s access to political power in post-communist systems, and gender equality in politics. It ... More


Women and Political Representation in Contemporary Ukraine 1

Sarah Birch

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:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines female political representation in Ukraine. It is argued that although the number of women that have attained position of legislative power is relatively low, it is on the rise. ... More


Women's Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe

Richard E. Matland and Kathleen A. Montgomery (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199246861
eISBN:
9780191601965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246866.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book presents 12 case studies on female legislative representation in new post-communist democracies in Europe. The cases represent a wide range of “pathways” from communist rule. Five rank as ... More


Weak Mobilization, Hidden Majoritarianism, and Resurgence of the Right: A Recipe for Female Under-Representation in Hungary

Kathleen A. Montgomery and Gabriella Ilonszki

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:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the under-representation of women in post-communist Hungary. Female under-representation is attributed to a combination of electoral, cultural and party system factors. Women ... More


Women in Russian Regional Assemblies: Losing Ground 1

Dawn Nowacki

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:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the variations in women’s representation in Russian regional assemblies. A study of representation levels according to economic regions and distance from the Moscow-St. ... More


Legislative Quotas in Argentina and France

Mona Lena Krook

in Quotas for Women in Politics: Gender and Candidate Selection Reform Worldwide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195375671
eISBN:
9780199871605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375671.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores campaigns for legislative quotas in Argentina and France. Before quotas, these countries had almost identical proportions of women in parliament. In Argentina, a quota law was ... More


Women's Representation in Germany: A Comparison of East and West

Joanne Bay Brzinski

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:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines women’s representation in East and West Germany. The variables that explain when and where women achieve representation work as well in the East as in the West. In both regions, ... More


Electoral Systems and Women's Representation: The Strange Case of Russia

Robert G. Moser

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:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the representation of women in Russia’s mixed electoral system. Cultural attitudes and weak demand for female candidates have discouraged Russian parties from nominating women ... More


Conceptualizing the Impact of Gender Quotas

Susan Franceschet, Mona Lena Krook, 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/9780199830091.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter sets out the collective theory-building enterprise of the volume. The first section reviews quota policies around the world, as well as research on their introduction and numerical ... More


Quotas for Women in Politics: Gender and Candidate Selection Reform Worldwide

Mona Lena Krook

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195375671
eISBN:
9780199871605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375671.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In recent years, political parties and national legislatures in more than 100 countries have adopted quotas for the selection of female candidates to political office. Despite the rapid diffusion of ... More


Denmark: Simplicity Embedded in Complexity (or is it the Other Way Round)?

Jørgen Elklit

in The Politics of Electoral Systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199257560
eISBN:
9780191603280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257566.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Denmark has a very inclusive electoral system, combining high proportionality, low thresholds, and meaningful voter choice among candidates. Its multi-party system results in coalition governments, ... More


Conclusions and Directions for Future Research

Mona Lena Krook

in Quotas for Women in Politics: Gender and Candidate Selection Reform Worldwide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195375671
eISBN:
9780199871605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375671.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents an overview of the findings of the book. It reviews the framework developed for analyzing the adoption and implementation of gender quota policies, as well as the insights ... More


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