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Quotas for women in politics : gender and candidate selection reform worldwide

Author: Mona Lena Krook
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. issued as an Oxford University Press paperbackView all editions and formats
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In recent years, parties and 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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mona Lena Krook
ISBN: 9780195375671 019537567X 9780199740277 0199740275
OCLC Number: 768096085
Notes: Published in hardcover in 2009
Awards: Winner of Winner of the American Political Science Association's Representation and Electoral Systems Section George H Hallett Award.
Description: xi, 290 s. ; 24 cm
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
Responsibility: Mona Lena Krook

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In recent years, gender quotas for legislative office represent one of the critical reforms sweeping the world. Providing original theoretical insights and sifting through fresh case-study evidence, Read more...

 
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