"Effects of Institutional Reforms on Women's Representation in Colombia, 1960–2014"

"Starting in the 1990s, reforms aimed at addressing the underrepresentation of women have been implemented in Colombia. However, research on the consequences of these reforms has been inconclusive. This article analyzes the influence of institutional variables on the proportion of nominated and...

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Autores Principales: "Buitrago, Mónica Pachón, Aroca, María Paula"
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: Blackwell Publishing Inc. 2017
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/22509
https://doi.org/10.1111/laps.12020
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spelling ir-10336-225092020-06-03T22:15:04Z "Effects of Institutional Reforms on Women's Representation in Colombia, 1960–2014" "Buitrago, Mónica Pachón Aroca, María Paula" Decentralization Election Government Institutional reform Womens status Colombia "Starting in the 1990s, reforms aimed at addressing the underrepresentation of women have been implemented in Colombia. However, research on the consequences of these reforms has been inconclusive. This article analyzes the influence of institutional variables on the proportion of nominated and elected women in Colombia between 1962 and 2014, at both the national and local levels of government, in three different institutional environments. Results confirm the influence of institutional change, indicating that decentralizing reforms and the introduction of the gender quota have had a positive impact on the proportion of women's candidacies and elections, but that the adoption of the open list negatively affected the percentage of elected women. Copyright © 2017 University of Miami" 2017 2020-05-25T23:56:45Z info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion 15482456 1531426X https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/22509 https://doi.org/10.1111/laps.12020 eng info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf Blackwell Publishing Inc. instname:Universidad del Rosario reponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR
institution EdocUR - Universidad del Rosario
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language Inglés (English)
topic Decentralization
Election
Government
Institutional reform
Womens status
Colombia
spellingShingle Decentralization
Election
Government
Institutional reform
Womens status
Colombia
"Buitrago, Mónica Pachón
Aroca, María Paula"
"Effects of Institutional Reforms on Women's Representation in Colombia, 1960–2014"
description "Starting in the 1990s, reforms aimed at addressing the underrepresentation of women have been implemented in Colombia. However, research on the consequences of these reforms has been inconclusive. This article analyzes the influence of institutional variables on the proportion of nominated and elected women in Colombia between 1962 and 2014, at both the national and local levels of government, in three different institutional environments. Results confirm the influence of institutional change, indicating that decentralizing reforms and the introduction of the gender quota have had a positive impact on the proportion of women's candidacies and elections, but that the adoption of the open list negatively affected the percentage of elected women. Copyright © 2017 University of Miami"
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author "Buitrago, Mónica Pachón
Aroca, María Paula"
author_facet "Buitrago, Mónica Pachón
Aroca, María Paula"
author_sort "Buitrago, Mónica Pachón
title "Effects of Institutional Reforms on Women's Representation in Colombia, 1960–2014"
title_short "Effects of Institutional Reforms on Women's Representation in Colombia, 1960–2014"
title_full "Effects of Institutional Reforms on Women's Representation in Colombia, 1960–2014"
title_fullStr "Effects of Institutional Reforms on Women's Representation in Colombia, 1960–2014"
title_full_unstemmed "Effects of Institutional Reforms on Women's Representation in Colombia, 1960–2014"
title_sort "effects of institutional reforms on women's representation in colombia, 1960–2014"
publisher Blackwell Publishing Inc.
publishDate 2017
url https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/22509
https://doi.org/10.1111/laps.12020
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