Publications

peer-reviewed articles

  • Borges Martins da Silva, Mariana and Malu A. C. Gatto (2021). "Stigmatized campaign practices and the gendered dynamics of electoral viability", Journal of Politics in Latin America. Forthcoming. 

  • Araújo, Victor and Malu A. C. Gatto (2021). "Casting ballots when knowing results", First View, British Journal of Political Science. Forthcoming. [Link]

  • Araújo, Victor and Malu A. C. Gatto (2021). "Can conservatism make women more vulnerable to violence?", First View, Comparative Political Studies.  [Link]

  • ​​Gatto, Malu A. C., and Kristin N. Wylie (2021). "Informal Institutions and Gendered Candidate Selection in Brazilian Parties", First View, Party Politics. [Link]

  • Gatto, Malu A. C., and Debora Thome (2020). "Resilient aspirants: Women's candidacies and election in times of Covid-19", Politics & Gender. 16.4: 1001-1008. [Link]

    • Media coverage: UOL

  • Fedorowycz, Daniel, Malu A. C. Gatto, and Barry Maydom (2020), "State-sponsored Trade Unions and their Political Influence after Democratic Transitions", Democratization. 27.7: 1142-1161. [Link]

  • Molyneux, Maxine, Adrija Dey, Malu A. C. Gatto, and Holly Rowden (2020), "Feminist activism 25 years after Beijing", Gender & Development. 28.2: 315-336. [Link]

  • Gatto, Malu A. C., Anita R. Gohdes, Denise Traber, and Mariken A.C.G. van der Velden (2019), "Selecting In or Selection Out? Gender gaps and political methodology in Europe", PS: Political Science & Politics.  53.1: 122-127. [Link]​​

  • Gatto, Malu A. C. and Timothy J. Power (2016), “Postmaterialism and Political Elites: The Value Priorities of Brazilian Legislators”, Journal of Politics in Latin America 8.1: 33-68. [Link]

book chapters

  • Gatto, Malu A. C. (2017), “The Variation of Quota Designs and Their Origins in Latin America (1991–2015)”, in Tomáš Došek, Flavia Freidenberg, Mariana Caminotti, and Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian (Eds.) Women, Politics, and Democracy in Latin America. NY: Palgrave Macmillan. [Link]

  • Gatto, Malu A. C. (2017), “Gender Quotas, Legislative Resistance and Non-Legislative Reform”, in Pedro Fortes, Larissa Boratti, Andres Palacios and Tom Gerald Daly (Eds.) Latin American Law and Policy: Transforming Courts, Institutions and Rights. London: Palgrave Macmillan. [Link]

publicly-available policy papers

  • Molyneux, Maxine, Adrija Dey, Malu A. C. Gatto, and Holly Rowden (2021), "New Feminist Activism: Waves and Generations", UN Women Expert Group Meeting Sixty-fourth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 64). [Link]

  • Gatto, Malu A. C. (2019), “Women in Politics”, in A Snapshot of the Status of Women in Brazil: 2019. Wilson Center. [Link]