Stalled: The Representation of Women in Canadian Governments (Hardcover)

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Stalled: The Representation of Women in Canadian Governments (Hardcover)

By Linda Trimble (Editor)

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Following significant increases in women’s electoral representation in the 1980s and '90s, progress has stalled. Today, there are only a few more women in Canada’s parliament and legislatures than a decade ago. What has happened to the representational gains for women and why does gender parity remain so elusive? To answer these questions, Stalled provides a detailed road map of women’s political representation as candidates, office-holders, cabinet ministers, party leaders, and as representatives of the Crown at all levels of government across Canada. Comprehensive and accessible, this volume makes clear that women are far from achieving equality in sites of formal political power.
Product Details ISBN: 9780774825207
ISBN-10: 0774825200
Publisher: University of British Columbia Press
Publication Date: May 27th, 2013
Pages: 360
Language: English