No Shortcuts to Power

African Women in Politics and Policy Making

Anne Marie Goetz and Shireen Hassim

No Shortcuts to Power

Anne Marie Goetz and Shireen Hassim

Distributed for Zed Books

256 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $48.95 ISBN: 9781842771471 Published May 2003 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Contents
Preface
1. Introduction: Women in Power in Uganda and South Africa - Anne Marie Goetz and Shireen Hassim
2. Women's Political Effectiveness - A Conceptual Framework - Anne Marie Goetz
3. Representation, participation and democratic effectiveness: Feminist challenges to representative democracy in South Africa - Shireen Hassim
4. The Problem with Patronage: Constraints on Women's Political Effectiveness in Uganda - Anne Marie Goetz
5. The Politics of Engagement: Women Transforming the Policy Process - Domestic Violence Legislation in South Africa - Sheila Meintjes
6. The 'Lost Clause' - The Campaign to Advance Women's Property Rights in the Uganda 1998 Land Act - Sheila Kawamara-Mishambi and Irene Ovonji-Odida
7. Democratising local government: Problems and opportunities in the advancement of gender equality - Likhapha Mbatha
8. Gender Equity and Local Democracy in Contemporary Uganda: Addressing the Challenge of Women's Political Effectiveness in Local Government - Josephine Ahikire
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