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Gender, Politics and Institutions, Towards a Feminist Institutionalism, edited by M. Krook, F. Mackay

Summary
Political institutions profoundly shape political life and are also gendered. This groundbreaking collection synthesises new institutionalism and gendered analysis using a new approach - feminist institutionalism - in order to answer crucial questions about power inequalities, mechanisms of continuity, and the gendered limits of change
Table Of Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; 1 Introduction: Gender, Politics, and Institutions; 2 Gender and Institutions of Political Recruitment: Candidate Selection in Post-Devolution Scotland; 3 Discursive Strategies for Institutional Reform: Gender Quotas in Sweden and France; 4 Gendered Institutions and Women's Substantive Representation: Female Legislators in Argentina and Chile; 5 Gendering the Institutional Reform of the Welfare State: Germany, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
1st ed. 2011.
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (251 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780230303911

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