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The Strategic use of Gender Quotas in the Arab World

One of the most controversial, yet important tools to promote women into the political arena has been the gender quota. The Strategic use of Gender Quotas in the Arab World,  written by Hybl Reseach Fellow Bozena Chrisina Welbourne, explores the mix of incentives seen in the variation in gender quota adoption within legislatures across the Middle East and North Africa.

Welbourne uses event history analysis to estimate which factors predict gender quota adoption across 22 Arab League countries from 1990 to 2009. The paper finds that the increasingly economic nature of international influence exerted through development assistance consistently impacts the probability of adopting gender quotas in Arab legislatures.

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Bozena Chrisina Welbourne
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IFES
Année de publication: 
2010

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