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In a world in which ‘everyday sexism’ remains rife, progress on gender discrimination will require quotas

Lacey, Nicola (2016) In a world in which ‘everyday sexism’ remains rife, progress on gender discrimination will require quotas. Democratic Audit UK (15 Feb 2016). Website.

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Abstract

As our recent Audit of Democracy post by Sonali Campion and the DA team showed, the UK continues to exhibit large disparities in power and representation between men and women. Here, Nicola Lacey of the LSE’s Commission on Gender, Inequality and Power shares findings from the commission’s final report, and recommends that quotas – particularly when it comes to political representation – should be instituted in order that we see meaningful process.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: Gender Studies
Law
Social Policy
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Departments > Gender Institute
Departments > Law
Departments > Social Policy
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2017 08:55
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 05:45
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/80854

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