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The Mexican ‘Propietario’ and ‘Suplente’ system shows thedegree to which quotas can empower women in politics

Vidal, Fernanda (2014) The Mexican ‘Propietario’ and ‘Suplente’ system shows thedegree to which quotas can empower women in politics. Democratic Audit Blog (18 Dec 2014). Website.

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Abstract

How do gender quotas interact with women’s empowerment? Looking at evidence from Mexico, Fernanda Vidal shows that the system of candidate nomination for the Congress, the ‘Propietario’ and ‘Suplente’ system has overcome early difficulties to be an effective tool for ensuring a degree of gender representation.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2014 Democratic Audit UK.; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JL Political institutions (America except United States)
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2015 11:39
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2020 23:17
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/63416

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