Inclusion Without Representation in Latin America: Gender Quotas and Ethnic Reservations (Cambridge Studies in Gender and Politics) (Hardcover)

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Inclusion Without Representation in Latin America: Gender Quotas and Ethnic Reservations (Cambridge Studies in Gender and Politics) (Hardcover)

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This book analyzes why and how fifteen Latin American countries modified their political institutions to promote the inclusion of women, Afrodescendants, and indigenous peoples. It shows how the configuration of political institutions set the terms and processes of inclusion, arguing that the new mechanisms have delivered inclusion but not representation.
Product Details ISBN: 9780521870566
ISBN-10: 0521870569
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: January 14th, 2016
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Cambridge Studies in Gender and Politics