By Farida Jalalzai
Women are gaining floor as presidents of Latin the USA. ladies leaders in presidential structures (particularly ladies without delay elected by way of the general public) have been often restricted to daughters and other halves of male executives or competition leaders. With the election of Michelle Bachelet in Chile, those conventional styles looked to be transferring. This ebook asks: what stipulations allowed for a broadening of routes, past family members ties, for girls in Latin the United States? Do ladies presidents of Latin the United States use their powers to augment women’s illustration?
While delivering invaluable perception into the large photo of girls in presidential politics all through Latin the USA over the past a number of many years, this ebook extra heavily analyzes 4 girls presidents gaining workplace considering 2006: Michelle Bachelet (Chile) Cristina Fernández (Argentina) Laura Chinchilla (Costa Rica) and Dilma Rousseff (Brazil). It assesses the trails and affects of Latin American ladies presidents and scrutinizes the methods gender shapes either facets. No different student has provided such an in-depth research of the trails and activities of girls presidents of Latin the United States. As such, this booklet deals vital contributions to the gender in politics literature. Its multi-methodological procedure which include unique information assortment from box paintings and in individual interviews of political elites and specialists mixed with an research of a bunch of secondary assets together with media articles and public opinion info makes this paintings particularly entire. Its findings are appropriate to these learning girls, gender, and politics in addition to comparative politics, Latin American politics, and management studies.