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    Gender and party politics

    Lovenduski, Joni and Norris, P., eds. (1993) Gender and party politics. London, UK: Sage. ISBN 9780803986602.

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    Book synopsis: How have the political parties of the liberal democratic states responded to women's demands for political representation? To answer this question, the authors examine 11 democratic states, relating what has happened to theories of representation and gender politics. They trace developments in party systems as political parties have implemented new systems of candidate selection, new means of policymaking, the reform of internal structures and the establishment of new structures. The interaction between gender and party politics is shown to be of direct importance to the understanding of the political status of women. This is the only source of its kind on this important topic and makes a valuable contribution to the literature on political parties and women's studies for researchers and students.


    Item Type: Book
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2017 17:07
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:37


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