Political Participation of Women in Latin America

Authored by: JoAnn Fagot Aviel

Categories: Statebuilding
Sub-Categories: Democratization and Political Participation, Political Transitions
Country: Latin America
Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
Year: 1981
Citation: Aviel, JoAnn Fagot. "Political Participation of Women in Latin America." The Western Political Quarterly 34, no. 1 (1981): 156-173.

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In this study of political participation of women in Latin America the independent variables of education and economic participation will be examined briefly as factors contributing to the amount and the type of political participation of women. It argues that what makes Latin America interesting are the different stages of development and different regime orientations that exist. These intervening variables will be examined for their effect on women's participation in various forms of conventional and revolutionary politics.