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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


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


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


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


Promoting Democracy: The Force of Political Settlements in Uncertain Times

Manal A. Jamal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811380
eISBN:
9781479898763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811380.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Democracy aid has grown considerably since the end of the Cold War. In the late 1980s, less than US$1 billion a year went to democracy assistance; by 2015, the estimated total was more than $10 ... More


Hamas after Electoral Victory: Fatah and the Western Donor Community Respond

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/9781479811380.003.0006
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


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