SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 issue8Propensão ao risco e ambição progressiva: o caso dos deputados federais nos Estados UnidosReinventando governos locais durante a democratização: dinâmicas políticas e a criação de novos municípios no Brasil e na África do Sul author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand



Related links

  • On index processCited by Google
  • Have no similar articlesSimilars in SciELO
  • On index processSimilars in Google


Revista Brasileira de Ciência Política

Print version ISSN 0103-3352


ALMEIDA, Carla; LUCHMANN, Lígia  and  RIBEIRO, Ednaldo. Associativismo e representação política feminina no Brasil. Rev. Bras. Ciênc. Polít. [online]. 2012, n.8, pp. 237-263. ISSN 0103-3352.

Taking into account the relations between associativism and democracy, this paper analyzes the associative and participatory profiles of Brazilian congresswomen elected for the last three terms. Data were taken from the profile of these congresswomen that is available on the internet portal of the Chamber of Deputies and on their personal websites. A significant number of associative bonds were found throughout these women's careers, focusing on certain associative modalities. Our data also pointed to affinities between certain associative bonds and party affiliation, leading to the conclusion that the study of the relations between associativism and political representation provides important clues to the processes surrounding political inclusion of women.

Keywords : associativism; political representation; gender; democracy.

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in Portuguese     · Portuguese ( pdf epdf )


Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License