Women and Politics in Northern Ireland

Authored by: Rick Wilford

Categories: Statebuilding
Sub-Categories: Democratization and Political Participation, Political Transitions
Country: Northern Ireland
Region: Europe and Eurasia
Year: 1996
Citation: Wilford, Rick. “Women and Politics in Northern Ireland.” Parliamentary Affairs 49 (1996): 41-54.

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The author argues that in political participation in Northern Ireland, women and men are "more alike than different", participating at similar rates. He notes that their modes of participation do differ, however. He argues women are more active in largely "unstructured" groups or movements.