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Tremblay, Manon

Women and Legislative Representation

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Manon Tremblay

Part I. Majoritarian Systems

2. Reserved Seats for Women MPs: Affirmative Action for the National Women’s Movement or the National Resistance Movement
Gretchen Bauer

3. The “Mother of All Parliaments”: Westminster’s Male Face
Sarah Childs, Rosie Campbell, Joni Lovenduski

4. Feminist Society, Paternalist Politics: How the Electoral System Affects Women’s Representation in the United States Congress
Donley T. Studlar

5. From Misogynist Theocracy to Gender-Inclusive Democracy?
Andrea Fleschenberg

6. The Single-Member District System: The Hidden Bonus for Notables
Mariette Sineau

7. Early Promise Unfulfilled: The Electoral Representation of Women in Australia
Ian McAllister

Part II. Proportional Representation

8. Challenging Traditional Thinking on Electoral Systems
Hannah E. Britton

9. Women in Parliament: The Effectiveness of Quotas
Celia Valiente

10. The Collateral Damage of Electoral System Design
Petra Meier

11. STV: A Gender-Proportional System?
Yvonne Galligan

12. Success under Open List PR: The Election of Women to Congress
Gregory D. Schmidt

Part III. Mixed-Member Systems

13. ¿Más Mujeres? Mexico’s Mixed-Member Electoral System
Magda Hinojosa

14. Gendering Parliamentary Representation: A Mixed System Producing Mixed Results
Jennifer Curtin

15. The Impact of Early Party Consolidation on Female Representation and the Mixed Electoral System
Gabriella Ilonszki

16. Societal, Electoral, and Party Explanations for the Low Representation of Women in the House of Representatives
Raymond Christensen

17. Conclusion
Manon Tremblay

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Comparative Politics, Political Science, Gender Studies, Electoral Politics

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
304 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230610378
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-28070-1

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