Counting Women and Balancing Gender: Increasing Women’s Participation in Governance


True, Jacqui. 2013. “Counting Women and Balancing Gender: Increasing Women’s Participation in Governance.” Politics & Gender 9 (03): 351–59. doi:10.1017/S1743923X13000238.

Author: Jacqui True


Despite the large amount of attention by politics and gender scholars to analyzing gender parity in political representation and the impact of the increasing participation of women in electoral politics, little attention has been paid to women's participation in the governance of the economic sphere nationally or globally. Yet men overwhelmingly dominate economic decision-making positions, such as those on corporate boards, as business executives, government financial regulators, trade negotiators, and central bankers around the world.

Topics: Economies, Economic Inequality, Women, Governance, Political Participation

Year: 2013

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