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Bishops and Bailiwicks: Obstacles to Women's Political Participation in Ireland*

  title={Bishops and Bailiwicks: Obstacles to Women's Political Participation in Ireland*},
  author={Vicky Randall and Ailbhe Smyth},
Women are a small minority of political office-holders in Ireland as elsewhere. The authors I list provide details of women's representation in different political arenas, before proceeding to identify the principal determinants ol women's willingness to seek ollice — socialisation, domestic constrain Is and access lo appropriate educational and professional qualifications — and the institutional barriers they encounter. Two features of particular relevance in Ireland are the impact of Roman… 

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