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A Thousand Steps to the Parliament: Elections, Gender, and Media in Contemporary Mongolia
Manduhai Buyandelger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Mongolia’s Self-Styled Female Parliamentary Candidates (Article)
Title: Mongolia’s Self-Styled Female Parliamentary Candidates
Author: Manduhai Buyandelger
Abstract: Elections and electoral campaigns in particular have penetrated the public and private spheres, and continue to shape new subjects and subjectivities. In addition to the neoliberal capitalist demand for self-entrepreneurship and self-renovation, elections in Mongolia further push the candidates to engage in an in-depth self-polishing that speaks to the gender and class identities of the country’s political leadership. The comprehensive self-making into eligible parliamentary candidates is especially notable in case of female parliamentary candidates in Mongolia. That is because, unsurprisingly, women candidates must ???ght to gain recognition and respect in a society where the default politician is male, and where gender roles and identities continue to transform.
Year: 2016
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Publisher: Anthropology News