Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781783600526 Published May 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $143.95 ISBN: 9781783600533 Published May 2014 For sale in North and South America only

Women in Politics

Gender, Power and Development

Mariz Tadros

Women in Politics

Mariz Tadros

Distributed for Zed Books

304 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781783600526 Published May 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $143.95 ISBN: 9781783600533 Published May 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Introduction. Engaging Politically: Rethinking Women’s Pathways to Power?
Mariz Tadros

1. Politics as Service: Pathways of District Assembly Women in Ghana
Takyiwaa Manuh

2. Exceptional Women: Reserved Councillors in Municipal Corporations in Bangladesh
Sohela Nazneen, Iqbal Ehsan and Bayazid Hasan

3. Ejecting Women from Formal Politics in the 'Old-New' Egypt (2011-12)
Mariz Tadros

4. Local Power and Women’s Empowerment in a Conflict Context: Palestinian Women Contesting Power in Chaos
Islah Jad

5. Pathways to Political Power in Sudan
Sara Abbas

6. Crafting Political Pathways through the Exclusionary Mesh in India
Kanchan Mathur

7. Independent Candidacy: An Alternative Political Pathway for Women in Sierra Leone?
Hussaina J. Abdullah

8. Conservative Modernization in Brazil: Blocking Local Women’s Political Pathways to Power
Ana Alice Alcantara Costa and Andrea Cornwall
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