THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Women’s Representation in Regional Parliaments in Western Siberia: a Comparative Analysis

2014. №1, pp. 293-300

Devyatiyarova Anastasiya I. - Post-graduate student, Teacher, Altai State University, 61 Lenin av., Barnaul, 656049, Russian Federation,

The paper comprises the results of the analysis of women’s representation in regional parliaments in Altai, Novosibirsk, Tomsk and Kemerovo Regions. Quantitative data concerning the representation of this category of deputies in parliaments throughout the 1990s and 2000s have been systematised; some general tendencies and regional peculiarities of women’s participation in decision-making have been revealed.

Key words: региональные парламенты, гендерный состав, законотворческий процесс, regional parliaments, gender composition, law-making process