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Engendering TransitionsWomen's Mobilization, Institutions and Gender Outcomes$
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Georgina Waylen

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780199248032

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248032.001.0001

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Conclusions

Conclusions

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(p.199) Conclusions
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Engendering Transitions
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Georgina Waylen (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248032.003.0005

The conclusion gives an overview of how the changes in citizenship, participation and policymaking that have been part of transitions to democracy are gendered and lays out the circumstances under which gender outcomes can be positive. After summarizing the outcomes in the electoral, bureaucratic, and constitutional/legal arenas, the conclusion outlines the key factors involved in any explanation. Although women's movements are often central in articulating gender issues, more is needed to ensure that those issues are placed on the agenda of the transition and subsequently remain on the policy agenda in the post transition period. Any analysis therefore has to include the political opportunity structure and the roles of key actors and strategic alliances. The conclusion then outlines how the book's arguments fit into wider debates within the study of gender and politics and comparative politics.

Keywords:   political opportunity structure, key actors, strategic alliances, positive gender outcomes, transitions to democracy

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