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How the Parliamentary Labour Party achieved gender parity and why the Conservatives still lag behind

Wäckerle, Jens (2021) How the Parliamentary Labour Party achieved gender parity and why the Conservatives still lag behind. British Politics and Policy at LSE (11 Jan 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Jens Wäckerle shows how Labour has fared better than the Conservatives in increasing its share of women MPs by nominating women in winnable situations through All-Women Shortlists. He also shows how a party running women in an election leads to more women being nominated in neighbouring constituencies in subsequent elections.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2021 11:00
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2021 23:28
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/108817

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