The Global Impact of Quotas

  title={The Global Impact of Quotas},
  author={Aili Mari Tripp and Alice J. Kang},
  journal={Comparative Political Studies},
  pages={338 - 361}
Quotas have become an important mechanism through which women today are entering legislatures worldwide. This study shows that the introduction of quotas has helped overcome constraints on women's representation posed by economic underdevelopment, cultural influences, and even electoral systems. This study also demonstrates that the introduction of quotas offers the most explanatory power for women's representation today, together with electoral systems that allow for greater candidate turnover… 

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