Refereed Journal Articles
Hughes, Melanie M., Pamela Paxton, Amanda B. Clayton, and Pär Zetterberg. "Global Gender Quota Adoption, Implementation, and Reform." Journal of Comparative Politics.
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. 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.
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. "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.
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.