New stuff by Mala Htun, including working papers

Mala Htun and S. Laurel Weldon, The Logics of Gender Justice: State Action on Women’s Rights around the World. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Order it here.


Mala Htun, “Promoting Diversity and Inclusion through Engagement: The APSA 2018 Hackathon,” PS: Political Science and Politics, published online, June 13, 2019.

Nadia Brown, Yusaku Horiuchi, Mala Htun, and David Samuels, “Gender Gaps in Perceptions of Political Science Journals.” Accepted for publication at PS: Political Science and Politics, 2019. Available at SSRN.

Mala Htun and Francesca Jensenius, “Democratization, Women’s Rights, and Public Opinion on Gender Equality in Myanmar,” paper under review.

Mala Htun and Francesca Jensenius, “Aspirational Laws as Weak Institutions: Legislation to Combat Violence against Women in Mexico,” Chapter in edited volume by Daniel M. Brinks, Steven Levitsky, and Victoria Murillo, Weak Institutions in Latin America (accepted for publication by Cambridge Press).

Mala Htun, Francesca R. Jensenius, and Jami Nelson Nuñez, “Gender Discriminatory Laws and Women’s Economic Agency,” Social Politics 26, Issue 2 (Summer 2019): 193–222. Free access from OUP here.

Carey, John M. and Carman, Kevin and Clayton, Katherine and Horiuchi, Yusaku and Htun, Mala N. and Ortiz, Brittany, “Who Wants to Hire a More Diverse Faculty? A Conjoint Analysis of Faculty and Student Preferences for Gender and Racial/Ethnic Diversity,” Politics, Groups, and Identities, Published online November 8, 2018. Pre-print available at SSRN. Replication data available here.

Michael Chwe, Mala Htun, Francesca R. Jensenius, Adria Lawrence, David Samuels, David Singer, “Benefits and Pitfalls of Google Scholar.PS: Political Science & Politics 51, no. 4 (2018): 820-824. Post-print here.

Mala Htun and Francesca R. Jensenius, “Comparative analysis for theory development: Lessons from a study of women’s empowerment,” QMMR: Qualitative and Multi-Method Research 16, 1 (Spring 2018): 28-33.

Clara Araújo, Anna Calasanti, and Mala Htun, “Women, Power, and Policy in Brazil,” in Leslie Schwindt Bayer, ed., Gender and Representation in Latin America (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018).

Contreras, Carlos and Htun, Mala and Jensenius, Francesca R and Sonntag, Melanie and Tinkler, Justine, “Implementing the Rights Revolution? Effects of Mandatory Sexual Misconduct Training on College Campuses,” Paper presented at American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, September 2, 2018 and earlier version at Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, April 5-8, 2018.

Mala Htun, Francesca R. Jensenius, and Melanie Sayuri Sonntag, “Forging Ikumen: On State Efforts to Redefine Masculinity in Japan.” Working paper.