Implementation of Political Party Gender Quotas

  title={Implementation of Political Party Gender Quotas},
  author={Louise K. Davidson-Schmich},
  journal={Party Politics},
  pages={211 - 232}
The use of gender quotas to increase women's political representation in legislatures has expanded in recent years. Scholars have identified three main categories of gender quotas, including constitutional, election law and political party quotas. While considerable attention has been devoted to classifying types of quotas, to explaining why they were adopted and to investigating which quota provisions are most effective, little is known about the actual implementation of political party gender… 

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