Other Publications

Book Chapters

2019. Hughes, Melanie M. and Pamela Paxton. "The Political Representation of Women Over Time." In The Palgrave Handbook of Women's Political Rights, edited by Netina Tan, Mona Lena Krook, and Susan Franceschet. Palgrave Macmillan.

2018. Hughes, Melanie M. "The Combination of Gender and Ethnic Quotas in Electoral Politics." In Gender Parity and Multicultural Feminism: Towards a New Synthesis, edited by Will Kymlicka and Ruth Rubio Marin. Oxford University Press.

2018. Hughes, Melanie M. and Joshua Dubrow. Forthcoming. "Intersectionality and Women's Political Empowerment Worldwide." In Measuring Women's Political Empowerment, edited by Amy C. Alexander, Catherine Bolzendahl, and Farida Jalalzai. Palgrave MacMillan.

2017. Yates, Elizabeth A. and Melanie M. Hughes. "Cultural Explanations for Men's Dominance of National Leadership Worldwide." In Women Presidents and Prime Ministers in Post-Transition Democracies, edited by Veronica Montecinos. Palgrave MacMillan.

2014. Hughes, Melanie M. "Crossing Intersections: Overcoming the Challenges of Cross-National Research on the Legislative Representation of Women from Marginalized Groups." Chapter 5 in Political Inequality in the Age of Democracy: Cross-national Perspectives, edited by Joshua K. Dubrow. Routledge.

2011. Hughes, Melanie M. and Pamela Paxton. "Women and Political Systems Worldwide." Chapter 10 in Women Worldwide: Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Women, edited by Janet Lee and Susan Shaw. McGraw-Hill.

2010. Paxton, Pamela and Melanie M. Hughes. "Women as Presidents, Prime Ministers and Government Ministers." InGender and Women's Leadership: A Reference Handbook, edited by Karen O'Connor. Sage Publications.

Book Reviews

2014. Hughes, Melanie M. Book review of Contagious Representation: Women's Political Representation in Democracies around the World by Frank C. Thames and Margaret S. Williams. Gender & Society 28(4):633-635.

2013. Hughes, Melanie M. Book review of Behind the Backlash: Muslim Americans After 9/11 by Lori Peek. Sociology of Islam 1(1-2):115-117.

2008. Hughes, Melanie M. Book review of The Best-Kept Secret: Women Corporate Lobbyists, Policy, & Power in the United States by Denise Benoit. Contemporary Sociology 37(5):461-462.

Datasets

Select the links below to access my datasets that are publically available through the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), or you can download my datasets here.

2017. Hughes, Melanie M., Pamela Paxton, Amanda B. Clayton, and Pär Zetterberg. Quota Adoption and Reform Over Time (QAROT), 1947-2015. [Computer file]. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], http://doi.org/10.3886/E100918V1

2017. Hughes, Melanie M., Pamela Paxton, Sharon Quinsaat, and Nicholas Reith. Women's International Non-Governmental Organizations, 1950-2013. [Computer file]. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], http://doi.org/10.3886/E100514V1

2012. Crage, Suzanna M., Melanie M. Hughes, and Peter Mohanty. European Union Ministries with Immigration Governance Responsibilities (EU-MIGR), 2010. [Computer file]. ICPSR33864-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2012-08-03. doi:10.3886/ICPSR33864.v1.

2008. Paxton, Pamela, Jennifer Green, and Melanie M. HughesWomen in Parliament Dataset, 1893-2003. [Computer file]. ICPSR24340-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-12-22. doi:10.3886/ICPSR24340.v1.

Technical Reports and Other Publications

2017. Hughes, Melanie M., Brittany Duncan, Leslie Marshall, and Samantha Plummer. "Developing a Tracking Mechanism for Gender Equality in Public Administration (GEPA): Challenges, Considerations, and Recommendations." Produced for review by the United Nations Development Programme.

2017. Hughes, Melanie M., Brittany Duncan, Leslie Marshall, and Samantha Plummer. "Recipes for the Collection and Production of Data for National Tracking of Gender Equality in Public Administration (GEPA)." Produced for review by the United Nations Development Programme.

2016. Hughes, Melanie M. "Women in Power Project Summary Report." Produced for review by the United States Agency for International Development. Contracted by Management Systems International.

2014. Hughes, Melanie M. with Brittany Duncan and Milad Pournik. Women's Leadership as a Route to Greater Empowerment: Report on the Diamond Leadership Model." Produced for review by the United States Agency for International Development. Contracted by Management Systems International. Download

2014. Hughes, Melanie M. "Quota Design and the Political Representation of Women from Indigenous and Tribal Groups." Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research. Paper No. RSCAS 2014/105. Download

2013. Paxton, Pamela and Melanie M. Hughes. "Bringing Gender Back In." States, Power, and Societies 18(3):1-4. Download

2013. Hughes, Melanie M. "Social and Political Change for Women in Post-Genocide Rwanda." Excerpt in Our Social World: Introduction to Sociology, edited by Jeane Ballantine and Keith Roberts. Pine Forge. 4th Edition.

2009. Hughes, Melanie M. "Women, Ethnicity, and Political Change in Burundi." Excerpt in Chapter 9 of Our Social World: Introduction to Sociology, 2nd Edition, edited by Jeane Ballantine and Keith Roberts. Pine Forge Press. Reprinted in the 3rd Edition (Chapter 13).

2009. Pamela Paxton, Melanie M. Hughes, and Matthew A. Painter II. "Growth in Women's Political Representation: A Longitudinal Exploration of Democracy, Electoral System, and Gender Quotas." Center for the Study of Democracy. Paper 09-01.

Last updated: October 19, 2017