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The impact of gender quotas : a research agenda

  title={The impact of gender quotas : a research agenda},
  author={Mona Lena Krook},
Political parties and national legislatures in more than 100 countries have established quotas for the selection of female candidates to political office, almost all within the last 15 years. To date, most research analyzes these electoral reforms by documenting the forms they take, reasons for their passage, and variations in their effects on the absolute numbers of women elected. Yet, campaigns do not simply seek to increase women’s numbers. They also suggest that the adoption of quotas will… 

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