Representing Women: Defining Substantive Representation of Women
2014 (English)In: Representation: The Case of Women / [ed] Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, 58-75 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 58-75 p.
women, gender, substantive, representation, interest
Research subject Political Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-110433DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340101.003.0004ISBN: 978-0-19-934010-1-ISBN: 978-0-19-934011-8OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-110433DiVA: diva2:771335
Drude Dahlerup's chapter argues that the literature suffesrs from 'conceptual streching' with respect to the meaning of substantive representation., and that this lack of clarity is an explanation for disparate findings about representation of women, as well as the negative conclusions of many feminists about the effectiveness of women in elected assemblies and governments at representing women.2014-12-122014-12-122015-03-13Bibliographically approved