MONA LENA KROOK
Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Women and Politics Ph.D. Program at Rutgers University
Publications
Books
Authored Books
Edited Books
The Palgrave Handbook of Women's Political Rights (co-edited with Susan Franceschet and Netina Tan). New York: Palgrave, 2019. Order on palgrave.com or amazon.com
Gender Quotas and Women's Representation: New Directions in Research (co-edited with Par Zetterberg). New York: Routledge, 2015. Order on routledge.com or amazon.com.
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
Resistance, Violence, and Harassment against Women in Politics
"Semiotic Violence against Women: Theorizing Harms against Female Politicians." Signs, forthcoming.
"The Cost of Doing Politics? Analyzing Violence and Harassment against Female Politicians" (co-authored with Juliana Restrepo Sanin). Perspectives on Politics, forthcoming. Printable PDF
"Westminster Too: On Sexual Harassment in British Politics." Political Quarterly 89 (1): 65-72, 2018.
"Violence against Women in Politics." Journal of Democracy 28 (1): 74-88, 2017.
"Violence Against Women in Politics: A Defense of the Concept" (co-authored with Juliana Restrepo Sanin). Politica y Gobierno 23 (2): 459-490, 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.
"Contesting Gender Quotas: Dynamics of Resistance." Politics, Groups, and Identities 4 (2): 268-283, 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.
"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.

Political Representation
"Not Too Young to Run? Age Requirements and Young People in Elected Office" (co-authored with Mary K. Nugent). Intergenerational Justice Review 4 (2): 60-67, 2018.
"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
"The Blame Game: Analyzing Gender Bias in Danish Local Elections" (co-authored with Ulrik Kjaer). Politics, Groups, and Identities 7 (2) 444-455, 2019.
"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.

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
"Gender Quotas for Legislatures and Corporate Boards" (co-authored with Melanie M. Hughes and Pamela Paxton). Annual Review of Sociology 43: 331-352, 2017.
"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
"Electoral Quotas and Beyond: Strategies to Promote Women in Politics." In Women, Politics, and Democracy in Latin America, ed. Tomas Dosek, Flavia Freidenberg, Mariana Caminotti, and Betilde Munoz-Pogossian. New York: Palgrave, 15-28, 2017.
"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, 185-206, 2014.
"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
"Electoral Systems and Women's Representation." In The Oxford Handbook of Electoral Systems, ed. Erik S. Herron, Robert Pekkanen, and Matthew Soberg Shugart. New York: Oxford University Press, 175-192, 2018.
"Empowerment vs. Backlash: Gender Quotas and Critical Mass Theory." In Gender and Political Psychology, ed. Zoe Oxley. New York: Routledge, 184-188, 2016.
"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, 96-111, 2014.
"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
"New Horizons in Women's Political Rights." In The Palgrave Handbook of Women's Political Rights, ed. Susan Franceschet, Mona Lena Krook, and Netina Tan. New York: Palgrave, 73-81, 2019.
"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
Party Institutionalization and Women's Representation in Democratic Brazil, by Kristin N. Wylie, in Perspectives on Politics 17 (2): 605-606, 2019.
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.