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Women in politics : gender, power and development

Author: Mariz Tadros
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books, [2014]
Series: Feminisms and development.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers fresh perspectives on the different spaces, networks, and processes influencing women's political leadership today.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mariz Tadros
ISBN: 9781783600533 1783600535 9781783600526 1783600527 1783600543 9781783600540
OCLC Number: 868642677
Description: x, 294 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Engaging politically : rethinking women's pathways to power / Mariz Tadros --
Politics as service : pathways of district assembly women in Ghana / Takyiwaa Manuh --
Exceptional women : reserved councillors in municipal corporations in Bangladesh / Sohela Hazneen, Iqbal Ehsan and Bayazid Hasan --
Ejecting women from formal politics in the 'old-new' Egypt (2011-12) / Mariz Tadros --
Local power and women's empowerment in a conflict context : Palestinian women contesting power in chaos / Islah Jad --
Pathways to political power in Sudan / Sara Abbas --
Crafting political pathways through the exclusionary Mesh in India / Kanchan Mathur --
Independent candidacy : an alternative political pathway for women in Sierra Leone? / Hussaina J. Abdullah --
Conservative modernization in Brazil : blocking local women's political pathways to power / Ana Alice Alcantara Costa and Andrea Cornwall.
Series Title: Feminisms and development.
Responsibility: edited by Mariz Tadros.
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