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Quotas and Gender Gaps in Political Participation among Established Industrial European Democracies: Distinguishing Within- and Across-Country Effects

Beauregard, Katrine


This paper proposes to investigate the influence of legislative quotas on gender differences in political participation by analyzing the within- and across-country effects of quotas. Gender quotas can signal to women that their presence in politics is welcome, leading to a subsequent increase in their involvement in political activities. This change in political behavior should not be reproduced in men; thus, when gender quotas are present, the gap between men’s and women’s participation...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Political Research Quarterly
DOI: 10.1177/1065912917710116


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