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Measuring Women’s Political Empowerment across the Globe

Author(s): Catherine Bolzendahl, Farida Jalalzai

Editor: Amy Alexander

Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland, 2017, pp. 320

The authors assess how women’s empowerment in the political sphere on a global scale can best be conceptualized and measured. This work argues that women’s political empowerment is a fundamental process of transformation and provides a benchmark for understanding all gains in political empowerment across the globe.