Created under the direction of Christine Faure of the French Centre National de Recherche Scientifique, the "Political and Historical Encyclopedia of Women (translated from the French reference work, "Encyclopedie politique et historique des femmes) offers new insight into the largely ignored subject of women's participation in Western political and historical change. An international team of forty-two authors has assembled thrity-nine captivating articles that French reviewers have described as "remarkable, " "impressive" and "monumental."
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Women in Taiwan Politics: Overcoming Barriers to Women's Participation in a Modernizing Society By Chou Bih-Er; Cal Clark; Janet Clark Lynne Rienner, 1990
Women and Power in Parliamentary Democracies: Cabinet Appointments in Western Europe, 1968-1992 By Rebecca Howard Davis University of Nebraska Press, 1997
Contesting Politics: Women in Ireland, North and South By Yvonne Galligan; Eilís Ward; Rick Wilford Westview Press, 1999
Women and the Historical Enterprise in America: Gender, Race, and the Politics of Memory, 1880-1945 By Turner, Elizabeth Hayes The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 112, No. 1, 2004
Cultures of Charity: Women, Politics, and the Reform of Poor Relief in Renaissance Italy By Dialeti, Androniki Canadian Journal of History, Vol. 48, No. 3, Winter 2013
Peer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).
"The Art of Iranian American Women: Politics and the Construction of a New Identity" By DeBano, Wendy The Middle East Women's Studies Review, Fall 2001
Women in Politics Stand Up & Be Counted! By The Middle East, No. 395, December 2008
Left Behind? Women, Politics, and Development in India By Jayal, Niraja Gopal The Brown Journal of World Affairs, Vol. 14, No. 2, Spring 2008
Socialist Win Means 'Vive L'Egalite!' Recent Elections in France Highlight a Trend toward Bringing More Women into Politics By Gail Russell Chaddock, writer of The Christian Science Monitor The Christian Science Monitor, June 6, 1997
Women in Politics Part Seven: How We Can Make a Difference - Baroness; Today DEBORAH DUNDAS Meets Baroness MAY BLOOD. Tomorrow She Interviews IRIS ROBINSON By Dundas, Deborah The News Letter (Belfast, Northern Ireland), August 1, 2000