Al-Raida Journal: Gender Quotas and Parliamentary Representation


No. 126-127, Summer–Fall 2009

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Table of Contents

FeaturePage
Editorial
Marguerite El-Helou
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Gender Quotas in Parliament: A Global View
Mona Lena Krook
8
Women, Politics, and Gender Quotas
Valentine M. Moghadam
18
Women in Arab Parliaments:
Can Gender Quotas Contribute to Democratization?
Drude Dahlerup
28
The Proposed Gender Quota in Lebanon: Legal Crisis or Democratic Transformation?
Mark El-Makari
39
Women in Power and Decision-making Positions: Conditions and Restraints
Azza Charara Baydoun
53
Women Quota in Lebanon: A False Promise?
Marguerite El-Helou
58
Electoral Law Proposals for a Women’s Quota in the Lebanese Parliament
Kamal Feghali
66
Unjustifiable Means to Unjustifiable Ends:
Delegitimizing Parliamentary Gender Quotas in Tunisia
Kristine Goulding
71
Gender Quotas in Clientelist Systems:
The Case of Morocco’s National List
James Liddell
79
The Quota System in Sudan: Parties’ Perception of the Way to Enhance Female Political Participation
Niemat Kuku
87
Book Reviews
In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story
(reviewed by Hala Kamal)
Ghada Karmi,
94
B as in Beirut & Wild Mulberries
(reviewed by Sally Bland)
Iman Humaydan Younes,
97
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