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Author Hinojosa, Magda, 1975-
Title Selecting women, electing women : political representation and candidate selection in Latin America / Magda Hinojosa.
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  HQ1236.5.L37 H56 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 230 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Electing women: female political representation in Latin America -- Why selection matters: explaining women's representation in politics -- How selection matters: a theoretical framework -- The paradox of primaries: inclusive-decentralized selection -- Inclusive-centralized and exclusive-decentralized selection -- "Less democratic, but more effective": exclusive-centralized selection -- Selecting candidates closer to home: widows, wives, and daughters -- Altering candidate selection: the adoption and implementation of gender quotas -- Candidate selection and women's representation in Latin American politics -- Appendix one: Latin American women's representation by party -- Appendix two: interviews.
Subject Women -- Political activity -- Latin America.
Women political candidates -- Latin America.
Women and democracy -- Latin America.
ISBN 1439908478 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781439908471 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781439908488 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1439908486 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781439908495 (e-book)
1439908494 (e-book)
OCLC number 779265233