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Montecinos, Verónica

Women Presidents and Prime Ministers in Post-Transition Democracies

Montecinos, Verónica - Women Presidents and Prime Ministers in Post-Transition Democracies, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Verónica Montecinos

2. Women at the Top: Leadership, Institutions and the Quality of Democracy
Jane S. Jaquette

3. Global Trends in Women’s Executive Leadership
Farida Jalalzai

4. Gender and Institutions in Post-Transition Executives
Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer, Catherine Reyes-Housholder

5. Cultural Explanations for Men’s Dominance of National Leadership Worldwide
Elizabeth A. Yates, Melanie M. Hughes

6. Dilma Rousseff (2011–2016): A Crisis of Governance and Consensus in Brazil
Fiona Macaulay

7. Michelle Bachelet: Engendering Chile’s Democratization
Verónica Montecinos

8. Luísa Dias Diogo: Gender and Political Leadership in Mozambique
Frances B. Henderson

9. Assessing Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s Presidency: Effects on Substantive Representation in Liberia
Melinda Adams

10. Corazon Aquino: The Reluctant First Female President of the Philippines
Diana J. Mendoza, Maria Elissa Jayme Lao

11. Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh: Politics, Personality and Policies
Habibul Haque Khondker

12. Iveta Radičová: The First Female Prime Minister in Slovakia
Sharon L. Wolchik

13. Challenges of a Post-Communist Presidency: Vaira Vike-Freiberga and the Leadership of Latvia
Daina S. Eglitis, Laura Ardava

14. Postcript
Verónica Montecinos

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, European Politics, Comparative Politics, Democracy, Public Policy, Political Communication

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Political Leadership
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137482402
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-48239-6

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