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Author Krook, Mona Lena.

Title Quotas for women in politics : gender and candidate selection reform worldwide / Mona Lena Krook.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  320.082 K926q 2009    ---  Available
Description xi, 290 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-270) and index.
Contents Introduction to gender quotas -- The adoption of gender quotas -- The implementation of gender quotas -- Reserved seats in Pakistan and India -- Party quotas in Sweden and the United Kingdom -- Legislative quotas in Argentina and France -- Conclusions and directions for future research.
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.
Subject Women in politics -- Statistics.
Women politicians -- Statistics.
Women in politics -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women politicians -- Cross-cultural studies.
ISBN 9780195375671 (hardcover : alk. paper)
019537567X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780199740277 (pbk.)
0199740275 (pbk.)

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