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Gender Quotas and The Representation of Women: Empowerment, Decision-making, and Public Policy
Over the past two decades governments worldwide have begun to take action to correct gender disparity in representative bodies, resulting in drastic increases in women’s numeric representation. It is unclear, however, how ...
Parties, Incumbents and the Reform of Electoral Rules in Latin American Democracies
A modern democracy is essentially a representative democracy. However, representation does not occur in the vacuum. Representation, as research has extensively showed, is shaped by the design of institutions, and politicians ...