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Quotas for Women

Anne Phillips

in The Politics of Presence

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294153
eISBN:
9780191600098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294158.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In recent decades, a significant number of political parties have taken steps to increase the representation of women in national assemblies, often by introducing gender quotas. The arguments for ... More


Epilogue

Monica Mookherjee

in Women's Rights as Multicultural Claims: Reconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632794
eISBN:
9780748652556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632794.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the theoretical insights of this study on women's rights as multicultural claims. It explains that attention to the particularity of women's interests and vulnerabilities ... More


Plotting the Path from One to the Other: Women’s Interests and Political Representation

Karen Beckwith

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/9780199340101.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

What are women's interests and how might those interests be represented in policy terms? This chapter addresses those questions by asking what is distinctive about women that makes women a ... More


A Stronger Voice for Women, Children, and Families? Gender Identity and Policy Making on Women’s Issues

Michele L. Swers

in Women in the Club: Gender and Policy Making in the Senate

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226022796
eISBN:
9780226022963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226022963.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses women senators as vigorous advocates of women’s interests in legislation. It analyzes the legislative activity on women’s issues in the 103rd and 104th Congresses and describes ... More


Women's substantive representation: ‘for women’ but not by women

Evans Elizabeth

in Women and the Liberal Democrats: Representing Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083471
eISBN:
9781781702277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083471.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The substantive representation of women refers to the representation of women's interests. This chapter examines how and in what ways the Liberal Democrats substantively represents women and looks at ... More


The Gendered Politics of Securing Inclusive Development

Sohela Nazneen and Simeen Mahmud

in The Politics of Inclusive Development: Interrogating the Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198722564
eISBN:
9780191789250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722564.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Political settlement frameworks are gender blind. This chapter interrogates this assertion by analysing selected country case studies of the gendered nature of political processes and identifying ... More


Women and the Liberal Democrats: Representing Women

Elizabeth Evans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083471
eISBN:
9781781702277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083471.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book provides an exploration of women's representation and the third party in UK politics. Based on extensive research, it is a comprehensive gendered analysis of the Liberal Democrats and the ... More


Representation: The Case of Women

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199340101
eISBN:
9780199380077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340101.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This volume studies representation of historically under-represented groups by examining the case of representation of women's interests across different countries and venues. Representation involves ... More


Representing Women’s Interests and Intersections of Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in US State Legislatures

Beth Rein Gold and Kerry L. Haynie

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/9780199340101.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political scientists have employed various definitions of women's political interests: some are more women- or gender-specific than others; some are more feminist, liberal, or radical than others. To ... More


Representing Women: Empirical Insights from Legislatures and Cabinets in Latin America

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon, Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer, and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

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/9780199340101.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the ways in which women's representation of women's interests varies across countries, over time, and across political venues in Latin America. It creates a typology of “women's ... More


Dilemmas in the Meaning and Measurement of Representation

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

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/9780199340101.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter introduces the study of representation of women as a multistage process that can be stalled or derailed due to competing interests, descriptive representation in only some venues, ... More


How Civil Society Represents Women: Feminists, Catholics, and Mobilization Strategies in Africa

Alice J. Kang

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/9780199340101.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Who in civil society seeks to influence the representation of women's interests and how, in both democratic and authoritarian regimes? Relatively little is known about the full range of actors ... More


Introduction: Mama Grizzlies Rising Up

Melissa Deckman

in Tea Party Women: Mama Grizzlies, Grassroots Leaders, and the Changing Face of the American Right

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479837137
eISBN:
9781479833870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479837137.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter lays out the primary arguments of the book and introduces the methodology used, which includes semi-structured interviews with activists, participant-observation, textual analysis and ... More


When Are Women Well Represented?: The Dimensional Approach

Karen Celis

in Feminist Democratic Representation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190087722
eISBN:
9780190087753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087722.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 2 offers a re-reading of classic and newer research on women’s political representation. It is designed not to provide the reader with a comprehensive, global account of what has been said ... More


Conceptions of Group Interests and the Links between Descriptive and Substantive Representation

Beth Reingold

in Race, Gender, and Political Representation: Toward a More Intersectional Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197502174
eISBN:
9780197502204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502174.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 3 examines the relationship between descriptive and substantive representation—who among officeholders advocates for whom—by re-evaluating prevailing notions of group interests, with a ... More


Conclusion: A Return to the Vignettes

Karen Celis

in Feminist Democratic Representation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190087722
eISBN:
9780190087753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087722.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

The Conclusion recaps the transformative potential of Feminist Democratic Representation, before reflecting a final time on the vignettes. This chapter explores how the representational problematics ... More


Caregiving as a Race-Gendered Issue

Nadia E. Brown

in Sisters in the Statehouse: Black Women and Legislative Decision Making

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352432
eISBN:
9780199352456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352432.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 6 examines whether and how race- and gender-consciousness shapes Black women’s legislative decision making. It investigates Black women’s views on the Financial Exploitation of the Elderly ... More


Race-Gender Policy Leadership

Beth Reingold

in Race, Gender, and Political Representation: Toward a More Intersectional Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197502174
eISBN:
9780197502204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502174.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 4 presents a different conception of group-interested representational activity: race-gender policy leadership, or sponsoring legislation that addresses issues of race and gender, the ... More


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