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Caminotti, Mariana

Women, Politics, and Democracy in Latin America

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Table of contents

1. Women, Politics, and Democracy in Latin America: An Introduction
Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian, Flavia Freidenberg, Mariana Caminotti, Tomáš Došek

Part I. Women’s Descriptive Representation: From Quotas to Parity

2. Electoral Quotas and Beyond: Strategies to Promote Women in Politics
Mona Lena Krook

3. Critical Challenges of Quotas and Parity in Latin America
Nélida Archenti, María Inés Tula

4. The Variation of Quota Designs and Their Origins in Latin America (1991–2015)
Malu A. C. Gatto

Part II. Women’s Substantive Representation and Policymaking

5. Challenging Gender Inequality Within the State: Policy Agencies and Quota Laws in Latin America
Jennifer M. Piscopo, Gwynn Thomas

6. Organizational Repertoires for Advancing Women’s Rights: An Analysis of Structures, Groups and Policies in National Legislatures in Latin America and the Caribbean
Ana Laura Rodríguez Gustá, Nancy Madera

Part III. Public Opinion, Social Media and Gender

7. Does Gender Make a Difference? The Gender Gap in Latin American Politics
Dinorah Azpuru

8.
Presidentas Twitteras: The Social Media Use of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and Dilma Rousseff
Yanina Welp, Saskia P. Ruth

Part IV. Promoting Women’s Political Participation: The Role of Domestic and International Institutions

9. Contributions of Electoral Justice to the Strengthening of Women’s Political Rights: The Case of Mexico in Comparative Perspective
María del Carmen Alanís Figueroa

10. Women in Elections: Identifying Strategies to Promote Greater Electoral Competitiveness
Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian, Tyler Finn

11. Women and Politics in Colombia: Reforms, Advocacy and Other Actions Led by International Development Agencies (2007–2014)
José Ricardo Puyana

12. Breaking Concrete, Glass and Cash Ceilings: Conclusions and Policy Recommendations from Scholars and Practitioners
Flavia Freidenberg, Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian, Mariana Caminotti, Tomáš Došek

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Latin American Politics, Gender Studies, Democracy, Comparative Politics

Editor
 
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Crossing Boundaries of Gender and Politics in the Global South
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781349950096
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-95008-9

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