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GAINING REPRESENTATION IN PARLIAMENT


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Mai 2010

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

While women make up half of Indonesia's population, since independence,the highest percentage of women representatives in the national parliament has only been 13 per cent, in the period 1987-1992.This book explains the strategies employed by Indonesian women activists to increase women's parliamentary representation in the 2004 elections. As well as investigating the impact of the campaign at the national level, it also investigates the impact at the provincial and local levels through case studies of the East Java provincial parliament and Sidoarjo local parliament. How effective were their strategies in regard to the number of women elected to these three parliaments? Has the campaign for increasing women's representation impacted on the possibility for women legislators to provide substantive representation? This is an important book for those who have interests in looking at representation of women in parliaments around the world, political scientists and students of politics in general.

Portrait

Wahidah Zein Br Siregar is a lecturer at Fakultas Dakwah, The Sunan Ampel State Institute of Islamic Studies, Surabaya, Indonesia. She has published and presented papers on women and politic in local and international conferences. At the moment, Wahidah also holds position as vice dean for academic affairs at Fakultas Dakwah.
EAN: 9783838367286
ISBN: 3838367286
Untertitel: A STUDY OF THE STRUGGLE OF INDONESIAN WOMEN TO INCREASE THEIR NUMBERS IN PARLIAMENTS IN THE 2004 ELECTIONS. Paperback. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: LAP Lambert Acad. Publ.
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2010
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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