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Cabinets, ministers, and gender, Claire Annesley, Karen Beckwith, and Susan Franceschet.

Label
Cabinets, ministers, and gender, Claire Annesley, Karen Beckwith, and Susan Franceschet.
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Specialized
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Cabinets, ministers, and gender
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
bibliographydictionaries
Responsibility statement
Claire Annesley, Karen Beckwith, and Susan Franceschet.
Series statement
Oxford scholarship online
Summary
'Cabinets, Ministers, and Gender' explains how cabinets are constructed in democracies, providing detailed information about the formal and informal rules that shape the decisions of presidents and prime ministers in selecting cabinet ministers, and the eligibility and qualification standards for those who aspire to cabinet positions. The text shows how the decisions of selectors and the process of cabinet formation create different opportunities for men and women to be selected, explaining why some democracies have appointed more women to cabinet than others by developing the concept of the concrete floor-the minimum number of women included in cabinet to ensure its legitimacy
Target audience
specialized
Classification
Content