Explaining Women’s Representation: The Role of Legislative Recruitment & Electoral Systems

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Explaining Women’s Representation: The Role of Legislative Recruitment & Electoral Systems

This paper examines the principal steps involved in the process of recruiting individuals to countries’ legislatures. It also looks at the effect of development, culture, and a country’s electoral system on women’s representation.

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Author: 
Richard Matland
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UN
Publication year: 
2005