Table of contents for Women, politics, and change / edited by Karen Ross.


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Section 1: Questions of representation: the theory/practice gap
The representation of women: meaning and make-believe, Marian Sawer
Does size matter? Critical mass and New Zealand's women MPs, Sandra Grey
Women's political participation in China: struggling to hold up half the sky, Jude Howell
Maintaining a balance: the retention of women MSPs, Nicole Busby and Calum Macleod
Mainstreaming in Westminster and Whitehall: from Labour's Ministry for Women to the Women's Unit, Judith Squires and Mark Wickham-Jones
Section 2: Gender and effect: the impact of women in politics
Women and constitutional change in Scotland and Northern Ireland, A Brown, T Barnett Donaghy, F Mackay and E Meehan
The 'femocrat' strategy: expanding the repertoire of feminist activists, Lousie Chappell
Developing democracy in Kosova: from grassroots to government, Chris Corrin
Women and politics in Africa: the case of Uganda, Donna Pankhurst
Competing interests: democracy, Islamification and women politicians in Iran, Haleh Afshar
'All the time his wife': portrayals of First Ladies in the Israeli press, Dafna Lemish and Gili Drob
Section 3: Straight-talking: women politicians talk out experience
Hitting the target: are Labour women MPs 'acting for' women?, Sarah Childs
One step forward, two steps back? Women in the two main political parties in Wales, Julia Edwards and Laura McAllister
Invisible women: the politcal roles of Unionist and Loyalist women in contemporary Northern Ireland, Rachel Ward
Women in the European Parliament, Jane Freedman
Women's place in 'male' space: gender and effect in parliamentary contexts, Karen Ross



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Women in politics.
Women politicians.