Will Gender Balance in Politics Come by Itself?
2007 (English)In: Women & Leadership: The State of Play and Strategy for Change, John Wiley & Sons, San Francisco , 2007, 227-49 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Starting from the historical changes in the 'acceptable minimum' of women in political assemblies and governments, this article analyses the discoursive controversies about the recent introduction in many countries of gender quotas in politics. Three positions are analysed. Firstly, the liberal oppositoin to quotas, secondly, the feminist opposition to quotas and finally, the feminist advocacy of quotas.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
John Wiley & Sons, San Francisco , 2007. 227-49 p.
Women in Politics, Gender Quotas, Quotas debates
Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalization Studies)
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-10613ISBN: 978-0-7879-8833-3OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-10613DiVA: diva2:177132