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Life-course and Cohort Impacts in Women's Pathways to Politics: Post-active Motherhood as a Time of Political Possibility in India

Jakimow, Tanya; Pragati, P


Women’s gendered responsibilities of caring for children and the home is persistently identified as a barrier to gender-equal representation in political office. Rather than solely seeking to help women overcome what are often insurmountable barriers, we argue that we also need to align our strategies with women’s culturally specific life-courses, and the socio-historical conditions of particular cohorts. Drawing upon the experiences of women political actors in Dehradun, North India, we...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
Source: The Journal of Development Studies
DOI: 10.1080/00220388.2021.1919633
Access Rights: Open Access


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