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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


 Explaining Distributions of Spirit Concepts and Spirit Possession

Emma Cohen

in The Mind Possessed: The Cognition of Spirit Possession in an Afro-Brazilian Religious Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195323351
eISBN:
9780199785575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323351.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Chapter 9 tackles questions concerning the apparently variable distribution and relevance of spirit concepts and possession (e.g. the high degree of women's participation relative to men's ... More


Involvement and Resistance of Women

RUMINA SETHI

in Myths of the Nation: National Identity and Literary Representation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183396
eISBN:
9780191674020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183396.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the involvement of the women of Kanthapura in the freedom movement to provide a fuller realization of Rao's model of cultural identity. The issue of women's participation is ... More


Women, Trade-Unionism, and Industrial Militancy, 1850–c.1890

Eleanor Gordon

in Women and the Labour Movement in Scotland 1850–1914

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201434
eISBN:
9780191674884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201434.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

Although it is hard to gauge the extent of women's participation, they definitely played an active part in the general unions of the 1830s and the Chartist Movement and formed their own lodges. This ... More


Conclusion: Why Contagion Matters

Frank C. Thames and Margaret S. Williams

in Contagious Representation: Women's Political Representation in Democracies around the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784174
eISBN:
9780814784181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784174.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter shows that there is strong evidence of contagion on women's political representation. While there is strong evidence of contagion overall, its influence manifests itself in ... More


Gender and Social Mobility: Gender Attitudes and Women’s Labour Force Participation

Nancy Luke

in Social Mobility in Developing Countries: Concepts, Methods, and Determinants

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192896858
eISBN:
9780191919138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896858.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Women have historically been overlooked in research on social mobility. In contrast, new research focuses on the intergenerational transmission of gender attitudes and norms as determinants of ... More


The Question of Equality: Women's Participation

in Real Democracy: The New England Town Meeting and How It Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077963
eISBN:
9780226077987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077987.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The heart of the town meeting is the public talk that takes place there. Yet speaking in public often tops the list of human fears. If this is especially true for minority groups and women (as many ... More


Beyond Professionalization: Foreign Aid and the Transformation of the Women’s Sectors

Manal A. Jamal

in Promoting Democracy: The Force of Political Settlements in Uncertain Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811380
eISBN:
9781479898763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811380.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Departing from professionalization explanations, this chapter demonstrates how the level of inclusiveness of the political settlement in each case shaped the impact of donor assistance on the women’s ... More


Contagious Representation: Women's Political Representation in Democracies around the World

Frank C. Thames and Margaret S. Williams

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784174
eISBN:
9780814784181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784174.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Women's participation in parliaments, high courts, and executive offices worldwide has reached record high numbers, but this global increase in women's representation masks significant variation ... More


Women and the Executive

Frank C. Thames and Margaret S. Williams

in Contagious Representation: Women's Political Representation in Democracies around the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784174
eISBN:
9780814784181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784174.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the factors that explain the election of female chief executives. As women increasingly participate in public life, the probability of a female executive increases over time. ... More


Public and Private Forms of Religious Commitment among Byzantine Women

Judith Herrin

in Unrivalled Influence: Women and Empire in Byzantium

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153216
eISBN:
9781400845217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153216.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines the development of the different forms of religious commitment expressed by women who lived in the Byzantine Empire between the sixth and eleventh centuries AD—a development ... More


Women’s Political Participation and the Influence of Contagion

Frank C. Thames and Margaret S. Williams

in Contagious Representation: Women's Political Representation in Democracies around the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784174
eISBN:
9780814784181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784174.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter notes the variation in women's paths to participation in public institutions, where that path is open, where it is not, and what accounts for the differences in women's ... More


Changing gender roles and family formation: overview of key issues and previous research

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter 1 presents an overview of the key issues and previous research relevant to changing gender roles and family formation. The chapter presents a review of the literature covering several ... More


Women's political participation

Bronagh Hinds

in Everyday Life After the Irish Conflict: The Impact of Devolution and Cross-border Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719087288
eISBN:
9781781704561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087288.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the challenges facing women who want to participate in politics in Northern Ireland and touches upon the relationship between women inside and outside politics. Women constantly ... More


Gender and Trade Unionism in Historical Perspective

Ruth Milkman

in On Gender, Labor, and Inequality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040320
eISBN:
9780252098581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040320.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the historical link between gender and unionism by focusing on variations among labor unions in policies and practices affecting women from the late nineteenth to the late ... More


The Effects of the Movement of Women into the Workforce on Income Trends

Diana Furchtgott-Roth and Beila Leboeuf

in United States Income, Wealth, Consumption, and Inequality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197518199
eISBN:
9780197518229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518199.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter presents evidence suggesting that the movement of women into the workforce, combined with changing trends in marriage, divorce, and life expectancy, may have contributed to rising ... More


Women in the U.S. Military: The Evolution of Gender Norms and Military Requirements

Michelle Sandhoff and Mady Wechsler Segal

in The Modern American Military

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199895946
eISBN:
9780190252663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199895946.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Though service in the military traditionally has been a masculine endeavor, women have played important roles in the military throughout history. In the United States, women have participated in ... More


Higher Education Policy and Women’s Citizenship

Deondra Rose

in Citizenship By Degree: U.S. Higher Education Policy and the Changing Gender Dynamics of American Citizenship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190650940
eISBN:
9780190867300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190650940.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 1 considers the role that federal higher education policies have played in the progress that American women have made since the mid-twentieth century. The conventional wisdom suggests that ... More


Epilogue: Women’s Activism from Electoral Campaigns to Protest Action: Into the Next 100 Years

Lee Ann Banaszak and Holly J. McCammon

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/9780190265144.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The epilogue discusses the volume’s central themes in light of events around the 2016 presidential election. This chapter considers growth in gender equality over the last one hundred years as well ... More


Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Seminar on Feminism & Culture in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The result of a collaboration among eight women scholars, this book examines the history of women's participation in literary, journalistic, educational, and political activity in Latin American ... More


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