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Women's access to political power in post-communist Europe [electronic resource] / edited by Richard E. Matland and Kathleen A. Montgomery.

Contributor(s): Matland, Richard E | Montgomery, Kathleen A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Gender and politics: Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 369 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1429421339 (electronic bk.); 9781429421331 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Women -- Political activity -- Europe, Eastern | Women -- Political activity -- Europe, Central | Women -- Europe, Eastern -- Social conditions | Women -- Europe, Central -- Social conditions | Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1989- | Europe, Central -- Politics and government -- 1989- | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Reference | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Essays | Vrouwen | Politieke macht | Postcommunisme | Politik | Frau | Macht | Aufsatzsammlung | Europa | Geschichte 1989-2002Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women's access to political power in post-communist Europe.DDC classification: 320/.082/0947 Other classification: 89.54 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Kathleen a. Montgomery -- recruiting women in national legislatures: a general framework with applications to post-Communist democracies / Richard E. Matland and Kathleen A. Montgomery -- Popular support for electing women in Eastern Europe / Clyde Wilcox, Beth Stark, and Sue Thomas -- Women's representation in Germany: a comparison of East and West / Joanne Bay Brzinski -- Women in Lithuanian politics: from nomenklatura selection to representation / Algis Krupavi�ius and Irmina Matonyt�e -- Weak mobilization, hidden majoritarianism, and resurgence of the right: a recipe for female under-representation in Hungary / Kathleen A. Montgomery and Gabriella Ilonszki -- Women and political representation in contemporary Ukraine / Sarah Birch -- Electoral systems and women's representation: the strange case of Russia / Robert G. Moser -- Women in Russian regional assemblies: losing ground / Dawn Nowacki -- Establishing a machocracy: women and elections in Macedonia, 1990-8 / Karolina Ristova -- Women in the Polish Sejm: political culture and party politics versus electoral rules / Renata Siemie�nska -- Czech political parties prefer male candidates to female votes / Steven Saxonberg -- Factors influencing women's presence in Slovene Parliament / Milica G. Anti�c -- Croatia's leap towards political equality: rules and players / Josip Glaurdic -- Women's legislative representation post-Communist Bulgaria / Tatiana Kostadinova -- Women's representation in post-Communist Europe / Richard E. Matland.
Summary: These essays examine women's political representation in Eastern Europe, particularly since the fall of the Berlin Wall. In addition to shedding light on the democratization of Eastern Europe, the volume explores a range of theories of democratic representation.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-362) and index.

Introduction / Kathleen a. Montgomery -- recruiting women in national legislatures: a general framework with applications to post-Communist democracies / Richard E. Matland and Kathleen A. Montgomery -- Popular support for electing women in Eastern Europe / Clyde Wilcox, Beth Stark, and Sue Thomas -- Women's representation in Germany: a comparison of East and West / Joanne Bay Brzinski -- Women in Lithuanian politics: from nomenklatura selection to representation / Algis Krupavi�ius and Irmina Matonyt�e -- Weak mobilization, hidden majoritarianism, and resurgence of the right: a recipe for female under-representation in Hungary / Kathleen A. Montgomery and Gabriella Ilonszki -- Women and political representation in contemporary Ukraine / Sarah Birch -- Electoral systems and women's representation: the strange case of Russia / Robert G. Moser -- Women in Russian regional assemblies: losing ground / Dawn Nowacki -- Establishing a machocracy: women and elections in Macedonia, 1990-8 / Karolina Ristova -- Women in the Polish Sejm: political culture and party politics versus electoral rules / Renata Siemie�nska -- Czech political parties prefer male candidates to female votes / Steven Saxonberg -- Factors influencing women's presence in Slovene Parliament / Milica G. Anti�c -- Croatia's leap towards political equality: rules and players / Josip Glaurdic -- Women's legislative representation post-Communist Bulgaria / Tatiana Kostadinova -- Women's representation in post-Communist Europe / Richard E. Matland.

These essays examine women's political representation in Eastern Europe, particularly since the fall of the Berlin Wall. In addition to shedding light on the democratization of Eastern Europe, the volume explores a range of theories of democratic representation.

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