Social Movements and the Governance of Gender

In collaboration with Katy Fallon, Viterna investigates the ways in which gender legislation is encoded into state institutions and how that has profound consequences for women’s lives and the governance of gender.

Related Publications:

2014. Viterna with José Santos Guardado. "Independent Analysis of Systematic Gender Discrimination in the El Salvador Judicial Process against 17 Women Accused of the Aggravated Homicide of their Newborns" (White Paper). November 17.

2014. Viterna with José Santos Guardado. "Principios legales versus discriminación de género. El caso de las 17." El Faro académico, 17 de noviembre.

2012. Viterna with Katy Fallon and Liam Swiss. “Resolving the Democracy Paradox: Democratization and Women’s Legislative Representation in Developing Nations, 1975-2009.” American Sociological Review, 77(3):380-408. 

2008. Viterna with Katy Fallon. “Democratization, Women's Movements, and Gender-Equitable States: A Framework for Comparison.” American Sociological Review, 73(August):668-689. 

2008. Viterna with Katy Fallon and Jason Beckfield. “How Development Matters: A Research Note on the Relationship between Development, Democracy and Women’s Political Representation.” International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 49(6):455-457.