Challenging Parties, Changing Parliaments: Women and Elected Office in Contemporary Western Europe

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Ohio State University Press, 2006 - Political Science - 190 pages
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Contents

Figures
9
The Key to Womens Access
18
1 Sequence of Influences in Party Change
33
Women in Party
40
1 Average Percentage of Women on Party NECs 197597
42
Rule Changes to Increase Womens Parliamentary
50
1 Cumulative Quotas Adopted 197295
58
4 Average Percentage of Women MPs by Adoption of Quotas
64
1 German Women in the Bundestag 19692002
86
Women Parties and the Eduskunta
103
1 Finnish Women in the Eduskunta 19662003
104
A Model for Change
118
Implications for Party Theory
129
Women and Parties Navigate in
137
Appendix A List of Sources for Party Variables Used in the Study
159
References
169

Women Parties and the House of Commons
67
3 British Trends in the Left Vote among Supporters of
71
Women Parties and the Bundestag
85

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