The effects of political reservations for women on local governance and rural service provision : survey evidence from Karnataka

Abstract: Evidence from India is used to qualify & quantify the role of political reservation policies for women as a determinant of rural service provision and local governance and to identify factors that constrain effective local governance & rural service provision beyond the women’s reservation effect.

Author(s): Raabe, Katharina; Sekher, Madhushree; Birner, Regina

Source(s): , IFPRI discussion paper; 878 vii, 74 p., ill., graphs, tabs IFPRI discussion paper 878

Published: 2009 International food policy research institute (IFPRI), Washington, DC (English



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