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Gender, institutions and political representation : reproducing male dominance in Europe's new democracies

Author: Cristina Chiva
Publisher: London, United Kingdom : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
Series: Gender and politics (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Traces the struggles over the institutions of political representation in Central and Eastern Europe, focusing on the factors that have held women back over the post-communist period, as well as on the growing evidence for change throughout the region. Post-communist Europe has long raised two puzzles for scholars of women's representation in politics. First, why have women been under-represented in politics in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Chiva, Cristina.
Gender, Institutions and Political Representation : Reproducing Male Dominance in Europe's New Democracies.
London, United Kingdom : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
(OCoLC)991643870
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cristina Chiva
ISBN: 9781137011770 1137011777
OCLC Number: 1013824217
Description: 1 online resource (217 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Establishing Male Dominance: Descriptive, Substantive and Symbolic Representation --
Candidate Selection and Male Dominance in Europe's New Democracies --
Reproducing Male Dominance: the Role of Incumbency --
Reproducing Male Dominance: the Role of Electoral Systems --
Reproducing Male Dominance: Asymmetric Institutionalisation in New Democracies --
Breaking Male Dominance: Institutional Change and Political Representation --
Conclusions.
Series Title: Gender and politics (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Responsibility: Cristina Chiva.

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This book traces the struggles over the institutions of political representation in Central and Eastern Europe, focusing on the factors that have held women back over the post-communist period, as  Read more...

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