Escobar-Lemmon, Maria C., Valerie J. Hoekstra, Alice J. Kang, and Miki Caul Kittilson. 2021. Reimagining the Judiciary: Women's Representation on High Courts Worldwide. Oxford University Press.

  • Co-winner of the 2022 C. Herman Pritchett Book Award from the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association

  • Introduction PDF

  • Based on "Collaborative Research: Policy Diffusion: International Influences on Appointments to High Courts." National Science Foundation Grant SES 1323949, 2013-17.

  • Codebook and data access at ICPSR and our Women on High Courts Website

Kang, Alice. 2015. Bargaining for Women's Rights: Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy. University of Minnesota Press.

Journal Articles

  1. Kroeger, Alex M and Alice J. Kang. OnlineFirst. "The Appointment of Women to Authoritarian Cabinets in Africa." Government & Opposition.

  2. Kim, Nam Kyu and Alice J. Kang. 2022. "External Threat Environments and Individual Bias against Female Leaders." Political Science Research & Methods 10 (1): 1-17.

      • Contact Nam Kyu Kim or me for a copy

  3. Escobar-Lemmon, Valerie Hoekstra, Alice J. Kang, and Miki Kittilson. 2021. "Breaking the Judicial Glass Ceiling: The Appointment of Women to High Courts Worldwide." Journal of Politics 83 (2): 662-74.

  4. Kang, Alice J. and Susanna D. Wing. 2021. "Litigating Socio-Economic and Women's Rights in Benin's Constitutional Court." African Affairs 120 (478): 57-77.

  5. Kang, Alice J., Miki Kittilson, Valerie Hoekstra, and Maria Escobar-Lemmon. 2020. "Diverse and Inclusive High Courts: A Global and Intersectional Perspective." Politics, Groups, & Identities 8 (4): 812-21.

  6. Kang, Alice J. and Nam Kyu Kim. 2020. "External Territorial Threats and Women's Legislative Representation." Democratization 27 (2): 340-58.

  7. Medie, Peace A. and Alice J. Kang. 2018. "Power, Knowledge, and the Politics of Gender in the Global South." European Journal of Politics & Gender 1 (1-2): 37-53.

  8. Kang, Alice J. and Aili Mari Tripp. 2018. "Coalitions Matter: Citizenship, Women, and Quota Adoption in Africa." Perspectives on Politics 16 (1): 73-91.

  9. Escobar-Lemmon, Maria, Valerie Hoekstra, Alice Kang, and Miki Kittilson. 2016. "Just the Facts? Media Coverage of Female and Male High Court Appointees in Five Democracies." Politics & Gender 12 (2): 254-74.

  10. Dawuni, Josephine and Alice Kang. 2015. "Her Ladyship Chief Justice: The Rise of Female Leaders in the Judiciary in Africa." Africa Today 62 (5): 45-69.

  11. Kang, Alice. 2013. "The Effect of Gender Quota Laws on the Election of Women: Lessons from Niger." Women's Studies International Forum 41 (2): 94-102.

  12. Kang, Alice. 2009. "Studying Oil, Islam, and Women as if Political Institutions Mattered." Politics & Gender 5 (4): 560-68.

  13. Tripp, Aili Mari and Alice Kang. 2008. "The Global Impact of Quotas: On the Fast Track to Increased Female Legislative Representation." Comparative Political Studies 41 (3): 338-61.

  14. Adams, Melinda and Alice Kang. 2007. "Regional Advocacy Networks and the African Union Protocol on the Rights of Women." Politics & Gender 3 (3): 451-74.

Book Chapters

  1. Kang, Alice J. and Rachel S. Fisher. 2021. "Who Speaks (for Women) on the Floor When Men Dominate Parliament? The Case of Burkina Faso." In Women and Power in Africa: Aspiring, Campaigning, and Governing, edited by Leonardo R. Arriola, Martha C. Johnson, and Melanie L. Philips. Oxford University Press.

  2. Kang, Alice. 2020. "Women in Associations and Organizations." Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History. Oxford University Press.

  3. Escobar-Lemmon, Maria, Valerie Hoekstra, Alice J. Kang, and Miki Kittilson. 2019. "Appointing Women to High Courts." In Research Handbook on Law and Courts, edited by Susan Sterett and Lee Demetrius Walker. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 200-212.

  4. Kang, Alice. 2019. “Women’s Political Representation in Niger.” In The Palgrave Handbook of Women’s Political Rights, edited by Susan Franceschet, Mona Lena Krook, and Netina Tan. Palgrave.

  5. Kang, Alice. 2016. "Benin: Women Judges Promoting Women's Rights." In Gender and the Judiciary in Africa: From Obscurity to Parity?, edited by Gretchen Bauer and Josephine Dawuni. New York: Routledge

  6. Kang, Alice. 2014. "How Civil Society Represents Women: Feminists, Catholics, and Mobilization Strategies in Africa." In Representation: The Case of Women, edited by Maria Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle Taylor-Robinson. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 137-57.