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Effect of Female Politicians on Postprimary Education and Intergenerational Education Spending.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Capital. Winter2022, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p488-525. 38p.

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Abstract: This paper studies whether exposure to female politicians during adolescence affects postprimary education, including a longer-term intergenerational impact in India. Using close mixed-gender elections won by women as an instrument for the election of ...

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Substantive Representation of Women in Asian Parliaments

Substantive Representation of Women in Asian Parliaments

Publication Type: eBook

Abstract: Combining data from nearly 100 interviews with national parliamentarians from ten Asian countries, the contributors to this book analyze and evaluate the advancement of gender equality in Asia. As of the year 2022, no country in Asia has gender parity ...

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Substantive representation of women and policy-vote trade-offs: does supporting women's issue bills decrease a legislator's chance of reelection?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Legislative Studies. Dec2022, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p533-553. 21p.

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Abstract: The paper investigates how parliamentary efforts to represent the interests of female electorates influence the legislators' re-election chances. Taiwan is chosen as the case study and, for empirical analysis, I utilise an original bill co-sponsorship ...

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Constituents Ask Female Legislators to Do More.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Politics. Oct2022, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p2278-2282. 5p.

Abstract: We test whether constituents ask women representatives to do more. In partnership with Republican and Democratic state legislators in multimember districts, we conducted a field experiment in which the politicians sent a survey to their constituents, a...

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Different policies, different voices: gender and legislative coordination in the United States Congress.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Policy Studies. May-Jul2022, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p659-675. 17p. 2 Charts, 1 Graph.

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Abstract: As critical mass theorists have argued, the number of female legislators is important in the enactment of gender-status laws. Female legislators share strong beliefs on women's rights and have easily coordinated their legislative activities on gender i...

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The Black Women of the US Congress: Learning from Descriptive Data.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Women, Politics & Policy. Jul-Sep2022, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p328-346. 19p.

Abstract: Black women have been historically excluded from Congress and the policymaking power available in the institution. This essay shares details about the 52 Black women who have navigated this raced and gendered institution (Hawkesworth 2003) since 1969. ...

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Senfronia Thompson: The Power of Persistence.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): State Legislatures. Summer2022, p50-53. 4p.

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Abstract: The article presents the profile of the longest-serving woman and the longest-serving African American legislator Texas Representative Senfronia Thompson. It explores her views on having the equal treatment in the legislature as a woman and African Ame...

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Gendered Governance: Examining the Relationship between Women Legislators and Effective Public Goods Provision from a Global Sample.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Polity. Apr2022, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p298-333. 36p.

Abstract: In the past two decades, women achieved significant gains in national legislatures by advocating for improvements in healthcare, welfare programs, and the promotion of civil rights. However, extant studies also find that women's increased representatio...

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Female embodiment and patriarchal bargains: a context-specific perspective on female politicians in Pakistan.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Third World Quarterly. Dec 2021, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p2920-2938. 19p.

Abstract: The significance of the human body and the embodiment of gender identity is an important discussion that requires more attention within gender and organisation studies literatures. In this paper, we draw on high-profile interviews with female parliamen...

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Gender, language, and representation in the United States Senate.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Language & Politics; 2022, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p919-943, 25p, 2 Charts, 2 Graphs

Abstract: Copyright of Journal of Language & Politics is the property of John Benjamins Publishing Co. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, user...

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