Jennifer M. Piscopo

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The Left and Gender Equality: Achievements, Setbacks and Variation after Latin America’s Pink Tide (co-edited with Merike Blofield and Christina Ewig). 2017. Social Politics 24 (4).

“Protecting Public Health in Adverse Circumstances: Subnational Women Leaders and Feminist Policymaking During COVID-19” (co-authored with Malliga Och). 2021. Gender and Development 29 (1-2): 547-568. 

“The Reactive Left: Gender Equality and the Latin American Pink Tide” (co-authored with Merike Blofield and Christina Ewig). 2017. Social Politics 24 (4): 345-369.

“States as Gender Equality Activists: The Expansion of Quota Laws in Latin America.” 2015. Latin American Politics and Society 57 (3): 29-42. 

“Female Leadership and Sexual Health Policy in Argentina.” 2014. Latin American Research Review 49 (1): 104-127. 

“Sustaining Gendered Practices? Power and Elite Networks in Argentina” (co-authored with Susan Franceschet). 2014. Comparative Political Studies 47 (1): 86-111. 

“Federalism, Decentralization, and Reproductive Rights in Argentina and Chile” (co-authored with Susan Franceschet). 2013. Publius: The Journal of Federalism 3 (1): 129-15.

“Reproducing Hierarchies at the APSA Annual Meeting: Patterns of Panel Attendance by Gender, Race, and Ethnicity” (co-authored with Christina Xydias, Amy Atchison, and Malliga Och). 2023. PS: Political Science 56 (1): 61-68.  

“Equality, Democracy, and the Broadening and Deepening of Gender Quotas” (co-authored with Susan Franceschet). 2013. Politics & Gender 9 (3): 310-316. 

“Motherhood and Politics in Latin America: Continuity and Change” (co-authored with Susan Franceschet and Gwynn Thomas). 2017. In Mothers and Others: The Impact of Parenthood on Politics, Amanda Bittner and Melanee Thomas, eds. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 64-86.

“Challenging Gender Inequality within the State: Policy Agencies and Quota Laws in Latin America” (co-authored with Gwynn Thomas). 2017. In Women, Politics, and Democracy in Latin America, Tomáš Došek, Flavia Freidenberg, Mariana Caminotti, and Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian, eds. New York: Palgrave, 69-87. 

“Leveraging Informality, Rewriting Formal Rules: The Implementation of Gender Parity in Mexico.” 2017. In Gender and Informal Institutions, Georgina Waylen, ed. New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 137-160.  

“Quota Laws and Women’s Political Rights: Positive Actions for Gender Equality in Latin America.” 2016. In Democracy and its Discontents in Latin America, Joe Foweraker and Dolores Trevizo, eds. Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 149-169. 

“Men’s Gendered Interests and Conservatism in the Argentine Congress.” 2014. In Gender, Conservatism, and Political Representation, Sarah Childs and Karen Celis, eds. Essex, UK: ECPR Press, 209-227. 

“Gender Quotas and Equity Promotion in Mexico.” 2011. In The Diffusion of Gender Quotas: Latin America and Beyond, Adriana Piatti Crocker, ed. New York: Peter Lang, 36-52.