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Understanding the Conditions and Consequences of Women’s Political Representation

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Title: Understanding the Conditions and Consequences of Women’s Political Representation
Authors: Mechkova, Valeriya
Issue Date: 17-Dec-2021
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
Institution: Department of Political Science ; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen
Parts of work: Dahlum, Sirianne, Knutsen, Carl Henrik and Mechkova, Valeriya. (2021) Female Empowerment and Economic Growth. Unpublished manuscript.

Mechkova, Valeriya. (2021) "Women Leaders: Exploring the Effects of the Chief Executive Gender on Budget Composition in Comparative Perspective." Program on Governance and Local Development Working Paper, (46).

Mechkova, Valeriya, and Ruth Carlitz. (2021). Gendered accountability: when and why do women’s policy priorities get implemented?. European Political Science Review, 13(1), 3-21.

Mechkova, Valeriya, Dahlum, Sirianne and Petrarca, Sanhueza Constanza. (2021) Women's Political Representation, Good Governance and Human Development. Unpublished manuscript.

Mechkova, Valeriya, and Steven L. Wilson. (2021). Norms and rage: Gender and social media in the 2018 US mid-term elections. Electoral Studies, 69.

Date of Defence: 2022-01-28
Disputation: Fredagen den 28 januari 2022, kl. 13.15 i Torgny Segerstedtssalen, Universitetets huvudbyggnad, Vasaparken 1, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Politics
Keywords: Descriptive representation
Substantive representation
Women and politics
Abstract: In recent decades, women’s ability to engage in politics and civil society has risen dramatically across the globe. What has the increase in the number of women in politics, their “descriptive representation”, meant in substantive terms for women-citizens but also for societies in general? This dissertation contributes to clarifying the effects of descriptive representation of women on substantive representation, defined as the policy areas women tend to prioritize to a higher degree than men. T... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-583-9
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Statsvetenskapliga institutionen



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