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  1. Research

    Engendering Grassroots Democracy: Research, Training, and Networking for Women in Local Self-Governance in India

    Sekhon, Joti. 2006. “Engendering Grassroots Democracy: Research, Training, and Networking for Women in Local Self-Governance in India.” NWSA Journal 18 (2): 101–22. doi:10.1353/nwsa.2006.0041.

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    Topics: Caste, Class, Democracy / Democratization, Education, Feminisms, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Patriarchy, Governance, Elections, Political Participation Regions: Asia, South Asia Countries: India Keywords: feminist politics, grassroots democracy, participatory democracy, women in politics, women's community-based activism, women and political participation in India, women in panchayati raj or local self-governance in India, feminist networks, gender and grassroots politics

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    Who Cares about Women's Problems? Female Legislators in the 1995 and 1999 Russian State Dumas

    Shevchenko, Iulia. 2002. “Who Cares about Women’s Problems? Female Legislators in the 1995 and 1999 Russian State Dumas.” Europe-Asia Studies 54 (8): 1201–22. doi:10.1080/0966813022000025853.

    Topics: Gender, Women, Governance, Political Participation Regions: Asia, Europe Countries: Russian Federation

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    Women in Post-Saddam Iraq: One Step Forward or Two Steps Back?

    Brown, Lucy, and David Romano. 2006. “Women in Post-Saddam Iraq: One Step Forward or Two Steps Back?” NWSA Journal 18 (3): 51–70.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Governance, International Organizations, NGOs, Religion Regions: MENA, Asia, Middle East Countries: Iraq

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    War in the Blood: Sex, Politics and AIDS in Southeast Asia

    Beyrer, Chris. 1998. War in the Blood: Sex, Politics and AIDS in Southeast Asia. London: Zed Books.

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    Topics: Governance, Health, HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health, Livelihoods, Sexual livelihoods, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Rights, Human Rights, Sexuality, Trafficking, Drug Trafficking, Human Trafficking, Sex Trafficking Regions: Asia, Southeast Asia Countries: Cambodia, China, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

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    The New Political Activism in Africa

    Tripp, Aili Mari. 2001. “The New Political Activism in Africa.” Journal of Democracy 12 (3): 141–55. doi:10.1353/jod.2001.0060.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Governance, Political Participation Regions: Africa

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    The Liberal Moment: Women and Just Debate in South Africa, 1994-1996

    Walsh, Denise. 2006. “The Liberal Moment: Women and Just Debate in South Africa, 1994–1996.” Journal of Southern African Studies 32 (1): 85–105. doi:10.1080/03057070500493795.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Governance, Constitutions, Political Participation, Race, Rights Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: South Africa

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    Tokenism or Agency? The Impact of Women’s Reservations on Village Democracies in South India

    Ban, Radu, and Vijayendra Rao. 2008. “Tokenism or Agency? The Impact of Women’s Reservations on Village Democracies in South India.” Economic Development and Cultural Change 56 (3): 501-530. 

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Governance Regions: Asia, South Asia Countries: India

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    Mothers of Buddhas, Mothers of Nations: Kumaranatunga and Her Meteoric Rise to Power in Sri Lanka

    Bartholomeusz, Tessa. 1999. “Mothers of Buddhas, Mothers of Nations: Kumaranatunga and Her Meteoric Rise to Power in Sri Lanka.” Feminist Studies 25 (1): 211-25.

    Topics: Gender, Women, Governance, Elections, Political Participation, Religion Regions: Asia, South Asia Countries: Sri Lanka

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    Women and Democratization Conceptualizing Gender Relations in Transition Politics

    Waylen, Georgina. 1994. “Women and Democratization Conceptualizing Gender Relations in Transition Politics.” World Politics 46 (3): 327–54. doi:10.2307/2950685.

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    Topics: Democracy / Democratization, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Governance, Elections, Political Participation Regions: Americas, Caribbean countries, Central America, North America, South America, Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe

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    Defining a Democracy: Reforming the Laws on Women’s Rights in Chile, 1990–2002

    Haas, Liesl, and Merike H. Blofield. 2005. “Defining a Democracy: Reforming the Laws on Women’s Rights in Chile, 1990–2002.” Latin American Politics and Society 47 (3): 35–68.

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    Topics: Gender, Governance, Political Participation, Religion, Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Americas, South America Countries: Chile

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