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Part I. Introductory chapters 1. Introduction Drude Dahlerup 2. Arguing for and against quotas: theoretical issues Carol Bacchi Part II. Regional chapters 3. The Nordic Countries: An incremental model Lenita Freidenvall, Drude Dahlerup and Hege Skjeie 4. Latin America: The experience and the impact of quotas in Latin America Clara Araújo and Ana Isabel García 5. Sub-Saharan Africa: On the Fast Track to Women's Political Representation Aili Tripp, Dior Konate and Colleen Lowe-Morna 6. The Balkans: From total rejection to gradual acceptance of gender quotas Milica G. Antic and Sonja Lokar 7. The Arab Region: Women's Access to the Decision-Making Process Across the Arab Nation Gihan Abou-Zeid with the assistance of Dina Obied 8. Western Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand: Gender Quotas in the Context of Citizenship Models Mona Lena Krook, Joni Lovenduski and Judith Squires 9. South Asia: Gender Quotas and the Politics of Empowerment : A comparative study Shirin M. Rai, Farzana Bari, Nazmunnessa Mahtab and Bidyut Mohanty Part III. Short case studies 10. Gender Quotas in Post-Conflict States: East Timor, Afghanistan and Iraq Julie Ballington and Drude Dahlerup 11. Indonesia: The struggle for gender quotas in the world's largest Muslim country Cecilia Bylesjö and Francisia SSE Seda 12. Affirmative action at the IPU Kareen Jabre Part IV. Concluding chapters 13. Electoral Quotas: Frequency and Effectiveness Richard E. Matland 14. Conclusion Drude Dahlerup
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Women in politics -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women suffrage -- Cross-cultural studies.
Political participation -- Cross-cultural studies.
Representative government and representation -- Cross-cultural studies.
Elections -- Cross-cultural studies.
Democracy -- Cross-cultural studies.