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Quotas for women in politics [electronic resource] : gender and candidate selection reform worldwide / Mona Lena Krook.

Author/Creator:
Krook, Mona Lena.
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (303 p.)
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Subjects:
Women -- Political activity -- Statistics.
Women politicians -- Statistics.
Women -- Political activity -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women politicians -- Cross-cultural studies.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In recent years, political parties and national legislatures in more than 100 countries have adopted quotas for the selection of female candidates to political office. This book addresses quotas as a global phenomenon in order to provide greater analytical leverage in explaining their spread and impact around the world.
Contents:
""Contents""; ""1 Introduction to Gender Quotas""; ""2 The Adoption of Gender Quotas""; ""3 The Implementation of Gender Quotas""; ""4 Reserved Seats in Pakistan and India""; ""5 Party Quotas in Sweden and the United Kingdom""; ""6 Legislative Quotas in Argentina and France""; ""7 Conclusions and Directions for Future Research""; ""Appendix""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-270) and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-282-60074-5
9786612600746
0-19-970489-9
OCLC:
318458971