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£47.99

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Published: 17 September 2020

180 Pages

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780197526941


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Seeing Women, Strengthening Democracy

How Women in Politics Foster Connected Citizens

Magda Hinojosa and Miki Caul Kittilson

  • Presents a new theory: the visible cue theory of representation
  • Employs unique panel survey data that provides the best possible test of the effects of women's descriptive representation on how citizens connect to government and politics
  • Includes interviews with Uruguayan parliamentarians and other elites
  • Argues that the election of women to political office strengthens the connections between women and the democratic process.

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