The micropolitics of reform: gender quota, grassroots associations and the renewal of local elites in Morocco

@article{Berriane2015TheMO,
  title={The micropolitics of reform: gender quota, grassroots associations and the renewal of local elites in Morocco},
  author={Yasmine Berriane},
  journal={The Journal of North African Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={20},
  pages={432 - 449}
}
  • Yasmine Berriane
  • Published 16 April 2015
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • The Journal of North African Studies
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