The politics of women's representation in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

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dc.contributor.author Galligan, Yvonne
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-27T15:22:19Z
dc.date.available 2010-07-27T15:22:19Z
dc.date.copyright The author, 2002 en
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier.issn 1649-0304
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2244
dc.description.abstract This paper considers the subject of women’s political presence in the Northern Ireland Assembly and the Dáil from three perspectives—numerical presence, women representing women and gendered political institutions. It points to the relative underrepresentation of women in parliament in Ireland across time and in comparison with other parliaments today. It then asks whether women “act for” women when holding legislative office, and concludes with a qualified “yes”. Finally, it suggests that legislative assemblies, north and south, are more likely to favour masculine norms, values and practices, making it more difficult for women to challenge the culture of parliamentary life. en
dc.description.sponsorship Not applicable en
dc.description.externalNotes This is the revised text of the twelfth annual John Henry Whyte Memorial Lecture presented at University College Dublin on 22 November 2001. en
dc.format.extent 70457 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University College Dublin. Institute for British-Irish Studies en
dc.relation.ispartofseries IBIS Working Papers en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 16 en
dc.subject Women en
dc.subject Representation en
dc.subject Ireland en
dc.subject Politics en
dc.subject.lcsh Women--Political activity--Northern Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Women--Political activity--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Women politicians--Northern Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Women politicians--Ireland en
dc.title The politics of women's representation in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland en
dc.type Working Paper en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://www.ucd.ie/ibis/filestore/wp2002/16_gall.pdf en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Galligan|Yvonne|aut| en
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