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Ahmed, Nizam

Women in Governing Institutions in South Asia

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Nizam Ahmed

Part I. Women in Parliament

2.
Alangkar or Ahangkar? Reserved-Seat Women Members in the Bangladesh Parliament
Nizam Ahmed, Sadik Hasan

3. Women in Parliament—Entering the Public Male Domain in Bhutan
Sonam Chuki

4. Deepening Democracy in India: The Role of Women Parliamentarians and Their Challenges
Sangita Dhal, Bidyut Chakrabarty

5. Women in the Parliament: Changing Gender Dynamics in the Political Sphere in Nepal
Punam Yadav

6. Who Speaks for Women in Parliament? Patriarchy and Women MNAs in Pakistan
Nusrat Jahan Chowdhury

7. Gender Inclusive Governance: Representation of Women in National and Provincial Political Bodies in Sri Lanka
Kamala Liyanage

Part II. Women in Civil Service

8. Balancing Work and Family: Women in Bangladesh Civil Service
Nishat Afroze Ahmed, Ferdous Jahan

9. Women in the Bhutanese Bureaucracy
Kunzang Lhamu

10. Women in Civil Service in India
Shivani Singh

11. Limits of Inclusion: Women’s Participation in Nepalese Civil Service
Narendra Raj Paudel

12. Women in Pakistan Civil Service
Nighat Ghulam Ansari

13. Women in Administrative Service in Sri Lanka
M. A. F. Anwara Nilmi, Darshi Thoradeniya

Part III. Women in Local Government

14. Women’s Representation and Participation in Local Government in Bangladesh: New Openings and Remaining Barriers
Maheen Sultan

15. Proxy or Agency? Women in Rural Local Government in India
Prakash Chand

16. Gender and Local Governance in Pakistan
Nasira Jabeen, Umm-e-Farwa Mubasher

17. Testing the Politics of Presence: Women’s Representation in Local Government in Sri Lanka
Kamala Liyanage

Part IV. Conclusion

18. Does Inclusion Matter? Women in Governing Institutions in South Asia
Nizam Ahmed

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Public Policy, Development and Gender, Governance and Government, Politics and Gender, Public Administration

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
28 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319574752
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-57474-5

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