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    Quotas as a 'Fast Track' to Equal Representation for Women

    Dahlerup, Drude, and Lenita Freidenvall. 2005. "Quotas as a ‘Fast Track’ to Equal Representation for Women." International Feminist Journal of Politics 7 (1): 26-48.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Governance, Quotas, Political Participation Keywords: elections, parliament, quotas, political representation, incremental track

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    No Shortcuts to Power: Constraints on Women's Political Effectiveness in Uganda

    Goetz, Anne-Marie. 2002. "No Shortcuts to Power: Constraints on Women's Political Effectiveness in Uganda." Journal of Modern African Studies 40 (4): 549-575.

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    Topics: Corruption, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Governance, Quotas, Political Participation Regions: Africa, East Africa Countries: Uganda Keywords: affirmative action, political corruption, quotas, political representation, democracy

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    Dazzling the World: A Study of India's Constitutional Amendment Mandating Reservations for Women on Rural Panchayats

    Harmon, Louise, and Eileen Kaufman. 2004. "Dazzling the World: A Study of India's Constitutional Amendment Mandating Reservations for Women on Rural Panchayats." Berkeley Women's Law Journal 19 (1): 32-105.

    Topics: Gender, Women, Governance, Quotas, Elections, Political Participation Regions: Asia, South Asia Countries: India Keywords: democracy, local government, constitutional design, political institutions

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    The Rise of Gender Quota Laws: Expanding the Spectrum of Determinants for Electoral Reform

    Celis, Karen, Mona Lena Krook, and Petra Meier. 2011. "The Rise of Gender Quota Laws: Expanding the Spectrum of Determinants for Electoral Reform." West European Politics 34 (3): 514-30.

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    Topics: Gender, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Governance, Quotas, Elections, Political Participation Keywords: governance, elections, affirmative action, gender quotas

  5. Research

    Fighting Both Struggles in Palestine

    Maas, Kirsten. 1998. “Fighting Both Struggles in Palestine.” Lola Press 1 (8): 44.

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    Topics: Civil Society, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Governance, Constitutions, Quotas, Nationalism, Peace Processes, Political Participation, Rights, Women's Rights Regions: MENA, Asia, Middle East Countries: Palestine / Occupied Palestinian Territories

  6. Research

    Constitutional Engineering: What Opportunities for the Enhancement of Gender Rights?

    Waylen, Georgina. 2006. “Constitutional Engineering: What Opportunities for the Enhancement of Gender Rights?” Third World Quarterly 27 (7): 1209–21.

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    Topics: Feminisms, Gender, Women, Governance, Constitutions, Quotas, Post-conflict Governance, Peacebuilding, Political Participation, Post-Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Rights, Women's Rights Regions: MENA, Asia, Middle East, South Asia Countries: Afghanistan, Iraq

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    Increasing Women’s Political Representation: New Trends in Gender Quotas

    Dahlerup, Drude. 2005. “Increasing Women’s Political Representation: New Trends in Gender Quotas.” In Women in Parliament: Beyond Numbers, edited by Julie Ballington and Azza Karam, 141-153. Stockholm, Sweden: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA).

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Gender Balance, Governance, Quotas, Political Participation Keywords: women in politics, political representation, gender quotas, electoral systems

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    Coalition Building, Election Rules, and Party Politics: South African Women's Path to Parliament

    Britton, Hannah E. 2002. “Coalition Building, Election Rules, and Party Politics: South African Women’s Path to Parliament.” Africa Today 49 (4): 33–67.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Governance, Constitutions, Quotas, Elections, Post-conflict Governance, Political Participation, Post-Conflict Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: South Africa

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    Explaining Women's Legislative Representation in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Yoon, Mi Yung. 2004. “Explaining Women’s Legislative Representation in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Legislative Studies Quarterly 29 (3): 447–68. doi:10.3162/036298004X201258.

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    Topics: Democracy / Democratization, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Patriarchy, Governance, Quotas, Elections, Political Participation Regions: Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa

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    Women, Quotas and Politics

    Dahlerup, Drude. 2006. Women, Quotas and Politics. London: Routledge.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Gender Balance, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Governance, Quotas, Political Participation, Rights, Women's Rights

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