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How Parties Affect Gender and Representation

Tracy L. Osborn

in How Women Represent Women: Political Parties, Gender and Representation in the State Legislatures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199845347
eISBN:
9780199949397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845347.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter develops the logic behind the two avenues through which parties shape women’s policy efforts. First, women legislators’ party identification structures the alternatives that they support ... More


How Women Represent Women: Political Parties, Gender and Representation in the State Legislatures

Tracy L. Osborn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199845347
eISBN:
9780199949397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845347.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In How Women Represent Women: Political Parties, Gender and Representation in the State Legislatures, Tracy Osborn examines two avenues through which political parties fundamentally affect how women ... More


Conclusion

Tracy L. Osborn

in How Women Represent Women: Political Parties, Gender and Representation in the State Legislatures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199845347
eISBN:
9780199949397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845347.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 7 summarizes the conclusions from this book about how parties affect women’s representation. The research in this book demonstrates that both party effects – party identity and institutional ... More


Women in State Legislatures from the Gilded Age to the Global Age

Susan Welch

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

State-to-state differences in women’s state legislative representation since the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment are as vast as over-time differences have been. This chapter focuses on women ... More


Women in Legislatures: Gender, Institutions, and Democracy

Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer and Santiago Alles

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/9780190851224.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer and Santiago Alles argue that the influx of women into Latin American legislatures has been substantial, but once in office, women have struggled to attain full access to ... More


Assessing Performance: National Versus Regional Patterns

Keith Banting, Jack Nagel, Chelsea Schafer, and Daniel Westlake

in The United States and Canada: How Two Democracies Differ and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190870829
eISBN:
9780190909529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870829.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter asks whether standard theories of differences between Canada and the United States (U.S.) can explain disparities in critical social and political outcomes in the two countries. On six ... More


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