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Political Leadership in Papua New Guinea: Three Women Parliamentarians Defeated in the 2017 Election: Part One

Yangin, Russel

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The three women parliamentarians who were elected in the 2012 Papua New Guinea (PNG) election failed to win re-election in the 2017 general election. Their electoral defeats only deepen the concern for gender representation in parliament. However, an analysis of their short-lived political careers reveals that their conduct in the 9th parliament is consistent with the demands and expectations made of the Papua New Guinean politician. In PNG there are two arenas in politics a member of...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorYangin, Russel
dc.date.accessioned2021-02-10T02:09:19Z
dc.date.available2021-02-10T02:09:19Z
dc.identifier.issn2205-7404
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/222439
dc.description.abstractThe three women parliamentarians who were elected in the 2012 Papua New Guinea (PNG) election failed to win re-election in the 2017 general election. Their electoral defeats only deepen the concern for gender representation in parliament. However, an analysis of their short-lived political careers reveals that their conduct in the 9th parliament is consistent with the demands and expectations made of the Papua New Guinean politician. In PNG there are two arenas in politics a member of parliament (MP) must contend with to ensure survival: the first, naturally, is electoral victory; the second is the politics of electoral development — when elected, an MP is expected to successfully deliver development to their electorate.
dc.description.sponsorshipAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherCanberra, ACT: Dept. of Pacific Affairs, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University
dc.relation.ispartofseriesDepartment of Pacific Affairs discussion paper series: 2021/1
dc.rightsAuthor/s retain copyright
dc.titlePolitical Leadership in Papua New Guinea: Three Women Parliamentarians Defeated in the 2017 Election: Part One
dc.typeWorking/Technical Paper
dc.date.issued2021
local.publisher.urlhttp://dpa.bellschool.anu.edu.au
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationThe Australian National University. Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies. Dept. of Pacific Affairs
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage1
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage2
local.identifier.doi10.25911/K3SE-C125
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
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CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program

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