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Author Hinojosa, Magda, 1975-
Title Selecting women, electing women [electronic resource] : political representation and candidate selection in Latin America / Magda Hinojosa.
Publication Info. Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Women -- Political activity -- Latin America.
Women political candidates -- Latin America.
Women and democracy -- Latin America.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781439908471 1439908478 9781439908488 1439908486 1439908494 (DLC) 2012008893
ISBN 1439908494 (electronic bk.)
9781439908495 (electronic bk.)
9781439908471 (cloth : alk. paper)
1439908478 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781439908488 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1439908486 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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