Publisher description for Women, power, and politics / Anne Stevens.


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A major new introduction to women's political involvement and role in the liberal democratic world drawing examples from a wide range of countries to illustrate key common features and divergences. Anne Stevens not only assesses the extent of women's participation and representation in government, and in parliaments but also in grass roots politics. The central focus throughout is on the issue of whether and how gender makes a difference.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Women in politics -- OECD countries.
Women and democracy.