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When will democracy include women?

Georgina Ashworth

When will democracy include women?

by Georgina Ashworth

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by CHANGE in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women and democracy,
  • Democracy -- Social aspects,
  • Sex role -- Political aspects,
  • Democracy -- Great Britain,
  • Women in politics

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Georgina Ashworth
    SeriesThinkbook -- 7, CHANGE international reports
    The Physical Object
    Pagination57 p. ;
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14968840M
    ISBN 100907236251
    OCLC/WorldCa28605385

    Democracy is where citizen gets an equal vote to contribute to decision making. Learn about democracy and find out if democracy works. men wealthy enough to own land could vote, then all white men, then African-American men. It wasn't until that women gained the right to vote, and because of post-Reconstruction Jim Crow laws, blacks. Why are women still under-represented in politics? Can we speak of democracy when women are not fully included in political decision-making? Some argue that we are on the right track to full gender equality in politics, while others talk about women hitting the glass ceiling or being included in institutions with shrinking power, not least as a result of neo-liberalism.

    The term “democracy” is often used as shorthand for liberal democracy, which may include elements such as political pluralism, equality before the law, the right to petition elected officials for redress of grievances, due process, civil liberties, human rights, and elements of .   Examples of Direct Democracy: Athens and Switzerland. Perhaps the best example of direct democracy existed in ancient Athens, Greece. While it excluded women, enslaved people, and immigrants from voting, Athenian direct democracy required all citizens to Missing: book.

    Democratization, process through which a political regime becomes explosive spread of democracy around the world beginning in the midth century radically transformed the international political landscape from one in which democracies were the exception to one in which they were the rule. The increased interest in democratization among academics, policy makers, and activists Missing: book. Democracy definition is - government by the people; especially: rule of the majority. How to use democracy in a sentence. Is the United States a democracy or a republic?


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