Women and Democracy: Regional Differences and Contrasting Views

Issue Date July 2001
Volume 12
Issue 3
Page Numbers 111-125
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An increase in women’s political mobilization has accompanied the global trend toward democratization, but women’s movements have taken diverse paths in different regions of the world.

About the Author

Jane S. Jaquette is Bertha Harton Orr Professor in the liberal arts and professor of politics at Occidental College. Her most recent book, coedited with Sharon L. Wolchik, is Women and Democracy: Latin America and Central and Eastern Europe (1998).

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