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Table of Contents

FOREWORD
by Frene Ginwala

INTRODUCTION: GENDER AND DEMOCRACY -- WHY?
by Azza Karam

OBSTACLES TO WOMEN'S PARTICIPATION
IN PARLIAMENT

by Nadezdha Shvedova

-- CASE STUDIES

ENHANCING WOMEN'S POLITICAL PARTICIPATION: LEGISLATIVE RECRUITMENT AND ELECTORAL SYSTEMS
by Richard E. Matland

USING QUOTAS TO INCREASE WOMEN'S POLITICAL REPRESENTATION
by Drude Dahlerup

-- CASE STUDIES

WOMEN IN PARLIAMENT: MAKING A DIFFERENCE
by Azza Karam and Joni Lovenduski

DEMOCRACY THROUGH PARTNERSHIP: THE EXPERIENCE OF THE INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION
by Christine Pintat

-- CASE STUDIES

CONCLUSION: BEYOND TOKEN REPRESENTATION
by Azza Karam

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