Peer-reviewed journal article
Uhde, Zuzana. 2006. „Proč jsou kvóty strašákem?“ Gender, rovné příležitosti, výzkum 7 (1): 6-10. ISSN 1213-0028.

The author addresses in the article the debate concerning the application of quotas for the assertion of equal representation of men and women in politics. She based her argument on the theory of Nancy Fraser and Iris Young. With reference to some practical and empirical mentions she argues for efficacy of quotas for assertion of parity of participation between women and men. In particular, she alerts to dilemma of difference which is ground in the ambiguous relation between assertion of neutral rule and the threat of reification of group characteristics. Furthermore, she argues for the neutral formulation of quotas as a condition of minimal 40 % representation of each sex. Finally, she stands for inner political party quota instead of directive from above.


politics (and political attitudes)
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