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Engendering Transitions: Women's Mobilization, Institutions and Gender Outcomes

Georgina Waylen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248032
eISBN:
9780191714894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248032.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the roles that women's mobilizations have played in processes of democratization and the impact of transitions to democracy on gender relations. In an over-arching and thematic ... More


Introduction: Women’s Rights in an African Muslim Democracy

Alice J. Kang

in Bargaining For Women'S Rights: Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816692170
eISBN:
9781452952307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692170.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Introduction identifies the central research question: how did Niger adopt women’s rights policies and reject others? It sketches out the main arguments about the role of women’s mobilization, ... More


Social Justice, Hegemony, and Women’s Mobilizations

Joanna Regulska and Magdalena Grabowska

in Postcommunism from Within: Social Justice, Mobilization, and Hegemony

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724262
eISBN:
9780814724255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724262.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on women's mobilizations in postcommunist societies. Women of various social backgrounds, ages, and sexual orientations have been mobilizing for diverse causes throughout the ... More


Bargaining for Women’s Representation: The Adoption of a Gender Quota

Alice J. Kang

in Bargaining For Women'S Rights: Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816692170
eISBN:
9781452952307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692170.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter Three explores how, through a combination of women’s mobilization, lack of countermobilization, and bargaining in the parliament, Niger adopted a gender quota law. Niger is the first ... More


Grounds for Hope? Voices of Feminism and Women’s Activism in Romania

Laura Lovin

in Postcommunism from Within: Social Justice, Mobilization, and Hegemony

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724262
eISBN:
9780814724255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724262.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter provides a wide-ranging survey of women's mobilizations in Romania. Collective action for women's and gender issues is evident in the activity of women's NGOs, women's organizations ... More


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