The Impact of Gender Quotas

@inproceedings{Franceschet2012TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Gender Quotas},
  author={Susan Franceschet and Mona Lena Krook and Jennifer M. Piscopo},
  year={2012}
}
The introduction of electoral gender quotas in diverse contexts around the globe has attracted a great deal of scholarly and political interest. To date, research on these measures has focused primarily on quota design, adoption, and effects on the numbers of women elected. While this remains a crucial focus, quotas are not simply about changing the proportion of women in political office. Both supporters and opponents of quotas suggest, albeit from different perspectives, that positive action… CONTINUE READING

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