Gendering legislative behavior : institutional constraints and collaboration /

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Author / Creator:Barnes, Tiffany, author.
Imprint:New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
©2016
Description:xiii, 274 pages ; 23 cm
Language:English
Subject:Women legislators -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women -- Political activity -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women legislators.
Women -- Political activity.
Cross-cultural studies.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10827138
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ISBN:9781107143197
1107143195
9781316507650
1316507653
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. A theory of legislative collaboration
  • 3. Can democracy be collaborative? Examining patterns of collaboration
  • 4. Why do women collaborate? Evidence of women's marginalization
  • 5. When do women collaborate? Explaining between chamber variation
  • 6. When do women collaborate? Explaining within chamber variation
  • 7. Collaboration in a cross-national context
  • 8. Conclusion