Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2010

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719079597

Bookseller Code (06)


Women, men and the representation of women in the British Parliaments

Magic numbers?

Anna Manasco Dionne

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Includes interviews with both women and men representatives, providing an essential comparison Uses a comprehensive range of behavioural data, considering representatives' introduction and support for bills, motions and parliamentary questions, participation in debates and cross-party work behind the scenes Challenges the idea that women should be elected because they will improve the attention paid to women's issues, instead refocusing on the many and varied contributions women make to parliamentary institutions, politics and outcomes

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