MONA LENA KROOK
Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University
Publications
Books
Authored Books
Edited Books
Gender Quotas and Women's Representation: New Directions in Research (co-edited with Par Zetterberg). New York: Routledge, 2015.
European States and their Muslim Citizens: The Impact of Institutions on Perceptions and Boundaries (co-edited with John Bowen, Christophe Bertossi, and Jan Willem Duyvendak). New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Order on cambridge.org or amazon.com.
The Impact of Gender Quotas (co-edited with Susan Franceschet and Jennifer M. Piscopo). New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. Order on oup.com or amazon.com.
Gender, Politics, and Institutions: Towards a Feminist Institutionalism (co-edited with Fiona Mackay). New York: Palgrave, 2011. Order on palgrave.com. See advance praise.
Women, Gender, and Politics: A Reader (co-edited with Sarah Childs). New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. Order on oup.com or amazon.com.

Peer-Reviewed Articles
Political Representation
"Electoral Gender Quotas: A Conceptual Analysis." Comparative Political Studies 47 (9): 1268-1293, 2014.
"Constituting Women's Interests through Representative Claims" (co-authored with Karen Celis, Sarah Childs, and Johanna Kantola). Politics & Gender 10 (2): 149-174, 2014.
"Beyond Quotas: Strategies to Promote Gender Equality in Elected Office" (co-authored with Pippa Norris). Political Studies 62 (1): 2-20, 2014.
"Electoral Quotas and Political Representation: Comparative Perspectives" (co-authored with Par Zetterberg). International Political Science Review 35 (1): 3-11, 2014.
"Electoral Rules and Political Inclusion" (co-authored with Robert G. Moser). Perspectives on Politics 11 (3): 814-818, 2013.
"All the President's Men? The Appointment of Female Cabinet Ministers Worldwide" (co-authored with Diana Z. O'Brien). Journal of Politics 74 (3): 840-855, 2012.
"Women's Representation in Parliament: A Qualitative-Comparative Analysis." Political Studies 58 (5): 886-908, 2010. Winner of the Harrison Prize from the UK Political Studies Association for the Best Article in Political Studies (2010)
"The Politics of Group Representation: Quotas for Women and Minorities Worldwide" (co-authored with Diana Z. O'Brien). Comparative Politics 42 (3): 253-272, 2010. Original version awarded the Sophonisba Breckinridge Award for the Best Paper on Women and Politics, Midwest Political Science Association (2008)
"Studying Political Representation: A Comparative-Gendered Approach." Perspectives on Politics 8 (1): 233-240, 2010.
"Gender Quotas and Models of Political Citizenship" (co-authored with Joni Lovenduski and Judith Squires). British Journal of Political Science 39 (4): 781-803, 2009.
"Analyzing Women's Substantive Representation: From Critical Mass to Critical Actors" (co-authored with Sarah Childs). Government and Opposition 44 (2): 125-145, 2009.
"Critical Mass Theory and Women's Political Representation" (co-authored with Sarah Childs). Political Studies 56 (3): 725-736, 2008.
"Rethinking Women's Substantive Representation" (co-authored with Karen Celis, Sarah Childs, and Johanna Kantola). Representation 44 (2): 99-110, 2008.Listed on the Taylor & Francis website as the "Most Cited Article" and the second "Most Read Article" for Representation

Candidate Selection
"Intersectional Institutions: Representing Women and Ethnic Minorities in the British Labour Party" (co-authored with Mary K. Nugent). Party Politics 22 (5): 620-630, 2016.
"All-Women Shortlists: Myths and Realities" (co-authored with Mary K. Nugent). Parliamentary Affairs 69 (1): 115-135, 2016.
"Why Are Gender Quotas Adopted? Parity and Party Pragmatism in France" (co-authored with Rainbow Murray and Katherine A. R. Opello). Political Research Quarterly 65 (3): 529-543, 2012.
"Candidate Gender Quotas: A Framework for Analysis." European Journal of Political Research 46 (3): 367-394, 2007.

Resistance, Backlash, and Violence against Women in Politics
Krook, Mona Lena. 2017. "Violence against Women in Politics." Journal of Democracy 28 (1): 74-88.
Krook, Mona Lena and Juliana Restrepo Sanin. 2016. "Violence Against Women in Politics: A Defense of the Concept." Politica y Gobierno 23 (2): 459-490, 2016.
Krook, Mona Lena and Juliana Restrepo Sanin. 2016. "Violencia contra las mujeres en politica: En defensa del concepto" (co-authored with Juliana Restrepo Sanin). Politica y Gobierno 23 (2): 459-490, 2016. Spanish language version.
Krook, Mona Lena. 2016. "Contesting Gender Quotas: Dynamics of Resistance." Politics, Groups, and Identities 4 (2): 268-283, 2016.
Krook, Mona Lena and Juliana Restrepo Sanin. 2016. "Gender and Political Violence in Latin America: Concepts, Debates, and Solutions" (co-authored with Juliana Restrepo Sanin). Politica y Gobierno 23 (1): 125-157, 2016.
Krook, Mona Lena and Juliana Restrepo Sanin. 2016. "Genero y violencia politica en America Latina: Conceptos, debates y soluciones" (co-authored with Juliana Restrepo Sanin). Politica y Gobierno 23 (1): 127-162, 2016. Spanish language version.

Electoral Reform and Policy Diffusion
"Transnational Women's Activism and the Global Diffusion of Gender Quotas" (co-authored with Melanie M. Hughes and Pamela Paxton). International Studies Quarterly 59 (2): 357-372, 2015.
"Rethinking the Life Cycles of International Norms: The United Nations and the Global Promotion of Gender Equality" (co-authored with Jacqui True). European Journal of International Relations 18 (1): 103-127, 2012.
"The Rise of Gender Quota Laws: Expanding the Spectrum of Determinants for Electoral Reform" (co-authored with Karen Celis and Petra Meier). West European Politics 34 (3): 514-530, 2011.
"Military Invasion and Women's Political Representation: Gender Quotas in Post-Conflict Afghanistan and Iraq" (co-authored with Diana Z. O'Brien and Krista M. Swip). International Feminist Journal of Politics 12 (1): 65-78, 2010.
"Reforming Representation: The Diffusion of Candidate Gender Quotas Worldwide." Politics & Gender 2 (3): 303-327, 2006.Listed on the Cambridge University Press website as a "Most Cited Article" for Politics & Gender

Gender and Politics and Feminist Research Methods
"Introduction: Gender Quotas and Women's Representation - New Directions in Research" (co-authored with Par Zetterberg). Representation 50 (3)287-294, 2014.
"Feminism and Rational Choice Theory" (co-authored with Amanda Driscoll). European Political Science Review 4 (2): 195-216, 2012.
"Beyond Hillary and Benazir: Women's Political Leadership Worldwide" (co-authored with Farida Jalalzai). International Political Science Review 31 (1): 1-19, 2010. Original version awarded the Women's Caucus Prize for the Best Paper on Women and Politics, Northeastern Political Science Association (2009)
"Theorizing Women's Political Representation: Debates and Innovations in Empirical Research" (co-authored with Sarah Childs). Femina Politica 2: 20-30, 2008.
"Finns det feministiska metoder inom samhällsvetenskaplig forskning?" Kvinnovetenskaplig tidskrift 27 (2-3): 77-89, 2006. In English.
"Gender Quotas in British Politics: Multiple Approaches and Methods in Feminist Research" (co-authored with Judith Squires). British Politics 1 (1): 44-66, 2006.
"Gender and Politics: The State of the Art" (co-authored with Sarah Childs). Politics 26 (1): 19-28, 2006.

Editor-Reviewed Articles
Critical Perspectives on Gender and Politics
"Gender Quotas and Comparative Politics: Past, Present, and Future Research Agendas" (co-authored with Andrea Messing-Mathie). Politics & Gender 9 (3): 299-303, 2013.
"Can There Be a Feminist Rational Choice Institutionalism?" (co-authored with Amanda Driscoll). Politics & Gender 5 (2): 238-245, 2009.
"Should Feminists Give Up on Critical Mass? A Contingent Yes" (co-authored with Sarah Childs). Politics & Gender 2 (4): 522-530, 2006.Listed on the Cambridge University Press website as "Most Cited Article for the Previous 2 Years" and second "Most Cited Article" for Politics & Gender
"Gender Quotas, Norms, and Politics." Politics & Gender 2 (1): 110-118, 2006.

Reponse, Teaching-Oriented, and Short Essays
"Empowerment vs. Backlash: Gender Quotas and Critical Mass Theory." Politics, Groups, and Identities 3 (1): 184-188, 2015.
"Gender Quotas and Democracy: Insights from Africa and Beyond." Women's Studies International Forum 41 (2): 160-163, 2013.
"Gender Quotas and Women's Political Empowerment." e-International Relations, June 2010.
"Teaching Gender and Politics: Feminist Methods in Political Science." Qualitative and Multi-Method Research 7 (1): 23-29, 2009.
"Gender, Politics, and Political Science: A Reply to Michael Moran" (co-authored with Sarah Childs). Politics 26 (3): 203-205, 2006.
"Increasing Women's Political Representation: Party Competition as a Mechanism of Change." Саясат - Политика - Politics 1 (1): 25-29, 2003.

Book chapters
Gender Quotas
"How Quotas Work: The Supply and Demand Model Revisited" (co-authored with Pippa Norris). In Deeds and Words: Festschrift for Joni Lovenduski, ed. Rosie Campbell and Sarah Childs. Colchester: ECPR Press, forthcoming.
"Quota Generations: Forging a Research Community." In Comparisons, Quotas and Critical Change, ed. Lenita Freidenvall and Michele Micheletti. Stockholm: Stockholm University, 109-116, 2012.
"Conceptualizing the Impact of Gender Quotas" (co-authored with Susan Franceschet and Jennifer M. Piscopo). In The Impact of Gender Quotas, ed. Susan Franceschet, Mona Lena Krook, and Jennifer M. Piscopo. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
"Labels and Mandates in the United Kingdom" (co-authored with Sarah Childs). In The Impact of Gender Quotas, ed. Susan Franceschet, Mona Lena Krook, and Jennifer M. Piscopo. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
"Themes and Implications for Future Research on Gender Quotas" (co-authored with Susan Franceschet and Jennifer M. Piscopo). In The Impact of Gender Quotas, ed. Susan Franceschet, Mona Lena Krook, and Jennifer M. Piscopo. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
"Candidate Gender Quotas." In Women and Politics Around the World: A Comparative History and Survey, ed. Joyce Gelb and Marian Lief Palley. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 87-99, 2009.
"Campaigns for Candidate Gender Quotas: A New Global Women's Movement?" In Women's Movements: Flourishing or in Abeyance?, ed. Sandra Grey and Marian Sawer. New York: Routledge, 105-115, 2008.
"Western Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand: Gender Quotas in the Context of Citizenship Models" (co-authored with Joni Lovenduski and Judith Squires). In Women, Quotas, and Politics, ed. Drude Dahlerup. New York: Routledge, 194-221, 2006.

Political Institutions
"An Institutional Approach to Framing Muslims in Europe" (co-authored with John Bowen, Christophe Bertossi, and Jan Willem Duyvendak). In European States and Their Muslim Citizens: The Impact of Institutions on Perceptions and Boundaries, ed. Bowen, John, Christophe Bertossi, Jan Willem Duyvendak, and Mona Lena Krook. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1-25, 2013.
"Conclusions" (co-authored with John Bowen, Christophe Bertossi, and Jan Willem Duyvendak). In European States and Their Muslim Citizens: The Impact of Institutions on Perceptions and Boundaries, ed. Bowen, John, Christophe Bertossi, Jan Willem Duyvendak, and Mona Lena Krook. New York: Cambridge University Press, 256-271, 2013.
"Electoral Institutions" (co-authored with Leslie Schwindt-Bayer). In Oxford Handbook on Gender and Politics, ed. Georgina Waylen, Karen Celis, Johanna Kantola, and S. Laurel Weldon. New York: Oxford University Press, 554-578, 2013.
"Introduction: Gender, Politics, and Institutions" (co-authored with Fiona Mackay). In Gender, Politics, and Institutions: Towards a Feminist Institutionalism, ed. Mona Lena Krook and Fiona Mackay. New York: Palgrave, 1-20, 2011.
"Discursive Strategies for Institutional Reform: Gender Quotas in Sweden and France" (co-authored with Lenita Freidenvall). In Gender, Politics, and Institutions: Towards a Feminist Institutionalism, ed. Mona Lena Krook and Fiona Mackay. New York: Palgrave, 42-57, 2011.

Political Representation
"The Political Representation of Women and Minorities." In Comparing Democracies 4: Elections and Voting in a Changing World, ed. Lawrence LeDuc, Richard G. Niemi, and Pippa Norris. Thousand Oaks: Sage, forthcoming.
"Minorities in Electoral Politics: Gender, Race, and Political Inclusion in Sweden, France, and Britain." In European States and Their Muslim Citizens: The Impact of Institutions on Perceptions and Boundaries, ed. John Bowen, Christophe Bertossi, Jan Willem Duyvendak, and Mona Lena Krook. New York: Cambridge University Press, 189-215, 2013.
"The Substantive Representation of Women" (co-authored with Sarah Childs). In Women and British Party Politics: Descriptive, Substantive, and Symbolic Representation, by Sarah Childs. London: Routledge, 108-139, 2008.
"Working Together? Analysing Interrelations" (co-authored with Judith Squires). In The New Politics of Gender Equality, by Judith Squires. London: Palgrave, 76-87, 2007.

Gender and Politics
"Women in Elective Office Worldwide: Barriers and Opportunities" (co-authored with Pippa Norris). In Women and Elective Office: Past, Present and Future, ed. Sue Thomas and Clyde Wilcox. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 288-305, 2014.
"Women, Gender, and Politics: An Introduction" (co-authored with Sarah Childs). In Women, Gender, and Politics: A Reader, ed. Mona Lena Krook and Sarah Childs. New York: Oxford University Press, 3-18, 2010.
"Women's Agency and the Changing Distribution of Power in Scandinavian Society." In Gender - Power - Text: Nordic Culture in the Twentieth Century, ed. Helena Forsås-Scott. Norwich: Norvik Press, 41-59, 2004.
"Promoting Gender-balanced Decision-making: The Role of International Fora and Transnational Networks." In Crossing Borders: Re-mapping Women's Movements at the Turn of the 21st Century, ed. Hilda Roemer Christensen, Beatrice Halsaa, and Aino Saarinen. Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark, 205-220, 2004.
"'Europe for Women, Women for Europe': Strategies for Parity Democracy in the European Union." In Democracy And Integration In An Enlarging Europe, ed. John S. Micgiel. New York: Institute for the Study of Europe, 67-86, 2002.

Encyclopedia Entries
"Female Quotas in Parliament: Do They Make a Difference?" In International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, ed. James Wright. 2nd edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier, forthcoming.
"Gender, Women, and Representation in State Politics" (co-authored with Sarah Childs). In The International Studies Encyclopedia, ed. Robert A. Denemark. New York: Wiley-Blackwell and the International Studies Association, 2752-2772, 2010.
"Politics, Gender." In International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. William A. Darity, Jr. Vol. 6, 2nd ed. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 332-334, 2008.
"Women's Movement." In International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, ed. William A. Darity, Jr. Vol. 9, 2nd ed. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 116-118, 2008.

Databases
Global Database of Quotas for Women (co-authored with Christina Alnevall, Julie Ballington, Virginia Beramendi-Heine, Drude Dahlerup, Lenita Freidenvall, and Anja Thorup Nordlund). Stockholm: International IDEA and Stockholm University, 2003.

Book reviews
Women's Rights in Democratizing States: Just Debate and Gender Justice in the Public Sphere, by Denise M. Walsh, in Perspectives on Politics 11 (4) 1161-1163, 2013.
Gender Quotas, Parity Reform, and Political Parties in France, by Katherine A. R. Opello, in Politics & Gender 3 (4): 551-533, 2007.
State Feminism and Political Representation, edited by Joni Lovenduski, in West European Politics 30 (3): 636-637, 2007.
Sovereignty, Democracy, and Global Civil Society: State-Society Relations at UN World Conferences, by Elisabeth Jay Friedman, Kathryn Hochstetler, and Ann Marie Clark, in Mobilization 12 (1): 104-105, 2007.
Women and Congress: Running, Winning, and Ruling, edited by Karen O'Connor, in Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work 18 (3): 365-366, 2003.
The Limits of Law: Essays on Democratic Governance, by Peter H. Schuck, in Journal of International Affairs 57 (1): 256-260, 2003.