Gender Quotas Database

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Sweden

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  • Sainsbury, D. 2005. "Party feminism, state feminism and women''s representation in Sweden", in Lovenduski, J. et al (eds) State Feminism and Political Representation, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 195-215.
  • Sainsbury, D. 2004. ‘Women’s Political Representation in Sweden: Discursive Politics and Institutional Presence’, Scandinavian Political Studies, 27, 1: 65–87.
  • Freidenvall, L. 2003. ‘Women’s political representation and gender quotas – the Swedish case.’ The Research Program on Gender Quotas . Working Paper Series 2003: 3, Stockholm University: Department of Political Science.
  • de los Reyes, P., Molina, I. and Mulinari, D. (eds) 2002. Maktens (o)lika förklädnader:
    kön, klass och etnicitet i det postkoloniala Sverige: en festskrift till Wuokko Knocke,
    Stockholm: Atlas.
  • Pincus, I. 2002. The Politics of Gender Equality Policy, PhD dissertation, Örebro University: Department of Political Science.
  • Hirdman, Y. 2001. Genus – om det stabilas föränderliga former, Malmö: Liber.
  • Wängnerud, Lena, 2001. ‘Kvinnors röst: En kamp mellan partier’. Rösträtten 80 år. Stockholm: Justitiedepartementet
  • Bergqvist, Christina (ed.) 1999. Equal Democracies? Gender and Politics in the Nordic Countries. Oslo: Scandinavian Universities and the Nordic Council of Ministers.
  • Christensen, Ann-Dorte. 1999. ‘Kvinder i de politiske partier’ Christina Bergquist et al. Likestilte demokratier? Kjönn og politikk i Norden. Oslo: Universitetsförlaget
  • Wängnerud, L. 1998. Politikens andra sida. Om kvinnorepresentation i Sveriges riksdag, PhD dissertation, Göteborg: Göteborgs universitet.
  • Bacchi, Carol Lee. 1996. Politics of Affirmative Actions. Women, Equality and Category Politics. London: Sage.
  • Karlsson, Gunnel. 1996. Från Broderskap till Systerskap. Lund: Arkiv Förlag
  • Sainsbury, D. 1993. ‘The Politics of Increased Women’s Representation: The Swedish Case’, in J. Lovenduski and P. Norris (eds) Gender and Party Politics, Thousand Oaks: Sage, pp. 263–90.
  • Hirdman, Y. 1990. ‘Genussystemet’, in Demokrati och makt i Sverige, SOU 1990: 44,
    Stockholm: Statens offentliga utredningar, pp. 73–116.
  • SOU 1987:19. Varannan Damernas: Slutbetänkande från utredningen om kvinnorepresentation
  • Wallin, G. et al. 1981. Kommunalpolitikerna. Del 1 och 2. Ds Kn 1981: 17–18.
  • Swedish Parliament website, http://www.riksdagen.se/

Other Links

Inter-Parliamentary Union. http://www.ipu.org/

Inter-Parliamentary Union. “Women in Parliament in 2015: The year in review”: http://www.ipu.org/pdf/publications/WIP2015-e.pdf

Inter-Parliamentary Union. “Women in Parliament: 20 years in review”: http://www.ipu.org/pdf/publications/WIP20Y-en.pdf

Inter-Parliamentary Union. “Women in Parliaments: World and Regional Averages”: http://www.ipu.org/wmn-e/world.htm

Inter-Parliamentary Union. “Women in Parliaments: World Classification ”: http://www.ipu.org/wmn-e/classif.htm

Women's Environment and Development Organization, www.wedo.org

Online Women in Politics, www.onlinewomeninpolitics.org

Note: The sources and additional reading indicated above are mostly only available in English. We welcome recommendations of additional sources in other languages.

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