Women voters in Indian democracy: A silent revolution

Kapoor, M and Ravi, S (2014) Women voters in Indian democracy: A silent revolution. Economic and Political Weekly, 49 (12). pp. 63-67. ISSN 0012-9976

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An analysis of the political participation of women by comparing the turnout of women voters to men in all the state elections from 1962 till 2012 reveals a steady and sharp decline in the gender bias in voting over time. This phenomenon is seen across all the states, including the traditionally "backward" states of north India.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Socio Political System
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2014 06:46
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2023 16:24
URI: https://eprints.exchange.isb.edu/id/eprint/191

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