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Everyday Life After the Irish ConflictThe Impact of Devolution and Cross-border Cooperation$
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Cillian McGrattan

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780719087288

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719087288.001.0001

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Women's political participation

Women's political participation

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(p.98) Chapter 7 Women's political participation
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Everyday Life After the Irish Conflict
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Bronagh Hinds

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719087288.003.0007

This chapter examines the challenges facing women who want to participate in politics in Northern Ireland and touches upon the relationship between women inside and outside politics. Women constantly run up against socially conservative attitudes and face residual and overt misogyny and resistance to specific measures for change, including at times from women who have internalised as the norm practices that protect the dominant male group. The chapter draws upon survey research to show changes in public attitudes and discusses outreach programmes that support women who wish to become involved. It traces the post-Good Friday Agreement (GFA) journey for women through the political institutions and demonstrates that while some progress has been made, more is required.

Keywords:   Gender and Politics, Women's Participation, Local Government, Devolved Government/Assembly, Outreach programmes to promote equal participation

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