Refereed Journal Articles (30)


Hughes, Melanie M., Pamela Paxton, Amanda B. Clayton, and Pär Zetterberg. "Global Gender Quota Adoption, Implementation, and Reform." Journal of Comparative Politics. 51(2):219–238.


Childs, Sarah, and Melanie M. Hughes. "‘Which Men?’ How an Intersectional Perspective on Men and Masculinities Helps Us Understand Women’s Persistent Political Under-Representation." Politics & Gender 14(2):282–287.


Hughes, Melanie M., Pamela Paxton, Sharon Quinsaat, and Nicholas Reith. "Does the Global North Still Dominate the International Women's Movement? A Network Analysis of Women's International Nongovernmental Organizations, 1978-2008." Mobilization 23(1):1–21. (lead article) 


Plummer, Samantha, Jackie Smith, and Melanie M. Hughes. “Transnational Advocacy Networks and Global Health Governance.” Global Health Governance 12(1):62–74.


Smith, Jackie, Basak Gemici, Samantha Plummer, and Melanie M. Hughes. "Transnational Social Movement Organizations and Counter-Hegemonic Struggles Today." Journal of World-Systems Research 24(2):372–403.


Tripp, Aili Mari, and Melanie M. Hughes. “Methods, Methodologies, and Epistemologies in Gender and Politics Research.” European Journal of Politics & Gender.


Hughes, Melanie M., Pamela Paxton, and Mona Lena Krook. "Gender Quotas for Legislatures and Corporate Boards." Annual Review of Sociology 43:331–52. 


Smith, Jackie, Samantha Plummer, and Melanie M. Hughes. "Transnational Contention and Changing Organizational Fields in the Late-20th and Early-21st Centuries." Global Networks 17(1):3–22. 


Hughes, Melanie M. "Electoral Systems and the Legislative Representation of Ethnic Minority Muslim Women in the West, 2000-2010." Parliamentary Affairs 69(3):548‒568.


Reith, Nicholas, Pamela Paxton, and Melanie M. Hughes. "Building Cross-National, Longitudinal Datasets: Issues and Strategies for Implementation." International Journal of Sociology 46(1):21–41. 


Hughes, Melanie M. and Lisa D. Brush. "The Price of Protection: A Trajectory Analysis of Civil Remedies for Abuse and Women's Earnings." American Sociological Review 80(1):140–165. 


Hughes, Melanie M. and Aili Mari Tripp. "Civil War and Trajectories of Change in Women's Political Representation in Africa, 1985-2010." Social Forces 93(4):1513–1540.


Hughes, Melanie M., Mona Lena Krook, and Pamela Paxton. "Transnational Women's Activism and the Global Diffusion of Gender Quotas." International Studies Quarterly 59(2):357–372.


Paxton, Pamela and Melanie M. Hughes. "The Increasing Effectiveness of National Gender Quotas, 1990-2010."Legislative Studies Quarterly 40(3):331–62. 


Paxton, Pamela, Melanie M. Hughes, and Nicholas Reith. "Extending the International Nongovernmental Country Score, 1950-2008." Sociological Science 2:287–307. 


Hughes, Melanie M. "The Intersection of Gender and Minority Status in National Legislatures: The Minority Women Legislative Index." Legislative Studies Quarterly 38(4):489–516. 


Crage, Suzanna M., Melanie M. Hughes, Peter Mohanty, and Terri E. Givens. "Gendered Jobs: Integrating Immigrants vs. Controlling Immigration in the European Union." Politics & Gender 9(1):31–60. 


Hughes, Melanie M. "Diversity in National Legislatures around the World." Sociology Compass 7(1):23–33. 


Hughes, Melanie M. "Intersectionality, Quotas, and Minority Women's Political Representation Worldwide." American Political Science Review 105(3):604–620. 


Hughes, Melanie M. and Lisa D. Brush. "Work, Welfare, and Protection Orders: Modeling Changing Earnings in the Context of Group Differences and Institutional Shifts." Violence Against Women 17(3):322–339. 


Paxton, Pamela, Melanie M. Hughes and Matthew Painter, II. "Growth in Women's Political Representation: A Longitudinal Exploration of Democracy, Electoral System and Gender Quotas." European Journal of Political Research 49:25–52. 


Hughes, Melanie M., Lindsey Peterson, Jill Ann Harrison, and Pamela Paxton. "Power and Relation in the World Polity: The INGO Network Country Score, 1978-1998." Social Forces 87(4):1712–1742. 


Hughes, Melanie M. "Armed Conflict, International Linkages, and Women's Parliamentary Representation in Developing Nations." Social Problems 56(1):174–204. 


Paxton, Pamela, Matthew Painter, II, and Melanie M. Hughes. "Year of the Woman, Decade of the Man: Trajectories of Growth in Women's Statehouse Representation." Social Science Research 38:86–102. 


Downey, Douglas, Paul von Hippel, and Melanie M. Hughes. "Are 'Failing' School Really Failing? Using Seasonal Comparisons to Separate School from Non-School Effects on Learning." Sociology of Education 81(3):242–270. 


Hughes, Melanie M. and Pamela Paxton. "Continuous Change, Episodes, and Critical Periods: A Framework for Understanding Women's Political Representation over Time." Politics & Gender 4(2):233–264. 


Hughes, Melanie M. "Windows of Political Opportunity: Institutional Instability and Gender Inequality in the World's National Legislatures." International Journal of Sociology 37(4):26–51. 


Hughes, Melanie M. and Pamela Paxton. "Familiar Theories from a New Perspective: The Implications of a Longitudinal Approach to Women in Politics Research." Politics & Gender 3(3):370–378. 


Paxton, Pamela, Sheri Kunovich, and Melanie M. Hughes. "Gender in Politics." Annual Review of Sociology 33:263–284. 


Paxton, Pamela, Melanie M. Hughes, and Jennifer Green. "The International Women's Movement and Women's Political Representation, 1893-2003." American Sociological Review 71(6):898–920. 

Last updated: June 10, 2019