The Resource Electoral systems in comparative perspective : their impact on women and minorities, edited by Wilma Rule and Joseph F. Zimmerman

Electoral systems in comparative perspective : their impact on women and minorities, edited by Wilma Rule and Joseph F. Zimmerman

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Electoral systems in comparative perspective : their impact on women and minorities
Title
Electoral systems in comparative perspective
Title remainder
their impact on women and minorities
Statement of responsibility
edited by Wilma Rule and Joseph F. Zimmerman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This comparative study of electoral procedures, trends and key issues deals with the representation of women and minorities worldwide. The work describes a situation of under-representation in 20 countries and points to ways for women and minorities to enhance their position politically
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JF1057
LC item number
.E43 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rule, Wilma
  • Zimmerman, Joseph Francis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Representative government and representation
  • Elections
  • Minorities
  • Women
  • Elections
  • Femmes en politique
  • Gouvernement représentatif
  • Minorités
  • Elections
  • Minorities
  • Representative government and representation
  • Women
  • Régimes représentatifs
  • Minorités
  • Femmes
  • Élections
  • Wahlsystem
  • Frau
  • Internationaler Vergleich
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • Nationale Minderheit
Label
Electoral systems in comparative perspective : their impact on women and minorities, edited by Wilma Rule and Joseph F. Zimmerman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-250) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. I. The Underrepresentation Problem. 1. Equity in Representation for Women and Minorities / Joseph F. Zimmerman. 2. Parliaments of, by, and for the People: Except for Women? / Wilma Rule. 3. Minorities Represented and Unrepresented / Matthew S. Shugart -- pt. II. Europe and the United States. 4. Comparing Political Opportunities in Great Britain and Ireland / Enid Lakeman. 5. Norway: Achieving World-Record Women's Representation in Government / Jill M. Bystydzienski. 6. The German Electoral System: A Barrier to Women? / Beate Hoecker. 7. The Impact of the French Electoral System on Women and Minorities / Miriam Feldblum and Kay Lawson. 8. Soviet Political Arrangements: The Representation of Women and Nationalities / Carol Nechemias. 9. The Underrepresentation of Women and Minorities in Elective Office in the United States / Joseph F. Zimmerman -- pt. III. The Middle East and Africa
  • 10. The Extent of the Impact of the Electoral System upon the Representation of Women in the Knesset / Avraham Brichta and Yael Brichta. 11. Women and Electoral Politics in Arab States / Asad AbuKhalil. 12. Namibia: The Last African Colony's First Election / P.J.J.S. Potgieter -- pt. IV. Asia. 13. "Woman Power" in Japan's 1989 Upper House Election / Theodore McNelly. 14. Electoral Systems and Women's Representation in Taiwan: The Impact of the Reserved-Seat System / Bih-Er Chou and Janet Clark. 15. Women in the South Korean Electoral System / R. Darcy and Chong-Min Hyun. 16. The Impact of the Philippine Electoral System on Women and Minorities / Linda K. Richter -- pt. V. Latin America, Australia, and New Zealand. 17. Argentina: The (No) Ceteris Paribus Case / N. Guillermo Molinelli. 18. Women and Politics in Brazil: Legislative Elections / Fanny Tabak. 19. The Representation of Women and Minorities in the National Legislatures of Costa Rica and Nicaragua / Michelle A. Saint-Germain
  • 20. Representation of Women and Ethnic Minorities in the Parliaments of Australia and New Zealand / Joan Rydon -- pt. VI. Enhancing the Election Prospects of Women and Minorities. 21. Beating the Law of Minority Attrition / Rein Taagepera
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 259 pages
Isbn
9780313286339
Lccn
93028034
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28586777
  • (OCoLC)ocm28586777
Label
Electoral systems in comparative perspective : their impact on women and minorities, edited by Wilma Rule and Joseph F. Zimmerman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-250) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. I. The Underrepresentation Problem. 1. Equity in Representation for Women and Minorities / Joseph F. Zimmerman. 2. Parliaments of, by, and for the People: Except for Women? / Wilma Rule. 3. Minorities Represented and Unrepresented / Matthew S. Shugart -- pt. II. Europe and the United States. 4. Comparing Political Opportunities in Great Britain and Ireland / Enid Lakeman. 5. Norway: Achieving World-Record Women's Representation in Government / Jill M. Bystydzienski. 6. The German Electoral System: A Barrier to Women? / Beate Hoecker. 7. The Impact of the French Electoral System on Women and Minorities / Miriam Feldblum and Kay Lawson. 8. Soviet Political Arrangements: The Representation of Women and Nationalities / Carol Nechemias. 9. The Underrepresentation of Women and Minorities in Elective Office in the United States / Joseph F. Zimmerman -- pt. III. The Middle East and Africa
  • 10. The Extent of the Impact of the Electoral System upon the Representation of Women in the Knesset / Avraham Brichta and Yael Brichta. 11. Women and Electoral Politics in Arab States / Asad AbuKhalil. 12. Namibia: The Last African Colony's First Election / P.J.J.S. Potgieter -- pt. IV. Asia. 13. "Woman Power" in Japan's 1989 Upper House Election / Theodore McNelly. 14. Electoral Systems and Women's Representation in Taiwan: The Impact of the Reserved-Seat System / Bih-Er Chou and Janet Clark. 15. Women in the South Korean Electoral System / R. Darcy and Chong-Min Hyun. 16. The Impact of the Philippine Electoral System on Women and Minorities / Linda K. Richter -- pt. V. Latin America, Australia, and New Zealand. 17. Argentina: The (No) Ceteris Paribus Case / N. Guillermo Molinelli. 18. Women and Politics in Brazil: Legislative Elections / Fanny Tabak. 19. The Representation of Women and Minorities in the National Legislatures of Costa Rica and Nicaragua / Michelle A. Saint-Germain
  • 20. Representation of Women and Ethnic Minorities in the Parliaments of Australia and New Zealand / Joan Rydon -- pt. VI. Enhancing the Election Prospects of Women and Minorities. 21. Beating the Law of Minority Attrition / Rein Taagepera
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 259 pages
Isbn
9780313286339
Lccn
93028034
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28586777
  • (OCoLC)ocm28586777

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