Are Gender Quotas Effective in Enhancing Women’s Political Representation?

Are Gender Quotas Effective in Enhancing Women’s Political Representation? Answer the question concisely straightforwardly. Leave out introduction, literature review and conclusion. So just answer the question. The essay should discuss a theoretical and empirical aspect. Please touch up on the themes of the lecture slides and readings. Essay must include a case study (use Spain as the case study because it has high female representation). *****VERY IMPORTANT: the essay should focus on women’s DESCRIPTIVE representation Argue that gender quotas are effective, argue why they dont work at certain times, and offer other possible solutions to achieving enhancing women’s political representation. Challenge the argument by looking at unsuccessful quotas Look at the most recent election results (in spain) Critical mass theory Present a coherent argument by focusing on the details of gender quotas (quota provisions, how the law has been implemented by political parties, etc.) examine in depth what type of gender quotas they use in the spanish parliament and why they’re successful Sources: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-9248.2007.00712.x https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13572334.2017.1358981 https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/kcl/reader.action?docID=4705654 (chapters 22, 23) https://content.talisaspire.com/kcl/bundles/5b3f2176540a265f2953c434 https://www.idea.int/sites/default/files/publications/women-in-parliament-beyond-numbers-a-revised-edition.pdf#page=91 https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/american-political-science-review/article/intersectionality-quotas-and-minority-womens-political-representation-worldwide/08B09CDC1D86212EEB3893EB2C783485 https://www.jstor.org/stable/23016105?seq=1 https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-9248.2007.00712.x