Francesca R. Jensenius (2017). Social Justice through Inclusion:
The Consequences of Electoral Quotas in India. Oxford University Press
(abstract and reviews, replication material, google books preview, online access through Oxford Scholarship online).

Journal articles

Htun, Mala, Francesca R. Jensenius, Justine Tinkler, Melanie Sayuri Dominguez, and Carlos Contreras (2022). “Effects of Mandatory Sexual Misconduct Training on University Campuses.” Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World (post-print, article (open access), online appendix, replication materials).

Jensenius, Francesca R. and Pradeep Chhibber (2022). “Privileging one’s own? Voting patterns and politicized spending in India.” Comparative Political Studies (article (open access), online appendix, replication materials).

Chaudhuri, Ananish, Vegard Iversen, Francesca R. Jensenius, & Pushkar Maitra (2022). “Time in Office and the Changing Gender Gap in Dishonesty: Evidence from Local Politics in India.” American Journal of Political Science (article (open access), online appendix, replication materials).

Francesca R. Jensenius and Pavithra Suryanarayan (2022). “Party System Institutionalization and Economic Voting: Evidence from India.” Journal of Politics,  vol. 84, no. 2 (post-print, article, replication materials).

Mala Htun and Francesca R. Jensenius (2022). “Expressive Power of Anti-Violence Legislation: Changes in Social Norms on Violence Against Women in Mexico.” World Politics, vol. 74, no. 1 (post-print, article, online appendix, replication materials).

Carpena, Fenella and Francesca R. Jensenius (2021). “Age of Marriage and Women’s Political Engagement: Evidence from India.” Journal of Politics, vol. 83, no. 4 (post-print, article, replication materials).

Auerbach, Adam et al (2021). “Rethinking the study of electoral politics in the developing world: Reflections on the Indian case.” Perspectives on Politics, 1-15 (post-print, article).

Pradeep Chhibber, Francesca R. Jensenius and Susan Ostermann (2021).“ Missing girls: women’s education and sex ratios in India”. Economic and Political Weekly, vol. 56, no. 6, pp. 52-60 (post-print, article, replication materials).

Htun, M., & Jensenius, F. R. (2020). Political Change, “Women’s Rights, and Public Opinion on Gender Equality in Myanmar.” The European Journal of Development Research, 1-25 (post-print, article).

Htun, Mala and Francesca R. Jensenius (2020). “Fighting Violence Against Women: Laws, Norms, and Challenges Ahead.” Daedalus, vol. 149, no. 1 (open access article, replication materials).

Bhavnani, Rikhil R., & Francesca R. Jensenius, (2019). “Voting for development? Ruling coalitions and literacy in India.” Electoral Studies, vol. 62, December 2019 (open access article, replication materials).

Htun, Mala, Francesca R. Jensenius and Jami Nelson-Nuñez (2019). “Gender-Discriminatory Laws and Women’s Economic Agency.” Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 193–222 (article, post-print, replication materials).

Htun, Mala, Francesca R. Jensenius and Liv Tønnessen (2019). “Introduction to Special Issue of Social Politics: Legal Regimes, Women’s Work, and Women’s Empowerment.” Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 189-192  (article).

Jensenius, Francesca R., Mala Htun, David J. Samuels, David A. Singer, Adria Lawrence, and Michael Chwe (2018). “The Benefits and Pitfalls of Google Scholar.” PS: Political Science & Politics, vol. 51, no.4, pp. 820-824 (article, post-print).

Htun, Mala, & Jensenius, Francesca R. (2018). “Comparative Analysis for Theory Development: Reflections on a Study of Women’s Empowerment. Qualitative and Multi-Method Research, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 28-32 (article).

Francesca R. Jensenius and Gilles Verniers (2017). “Studying Indian Politics with Large-scale Data: Indian Election Data 1961–Today.” Studies in Indian Politics, Vol 5, Issue 2, pp. 269-275 (article, post-print, database).

Francesca R. Jensenius (2016). “Competing Inequalities? On the Intersection of Gender and Ethnicity in Candidate Nominations in Indian Elections.” Government and Opposition, vol 51, no. 3, pp. 440-463  (article, post-print, replication materials).

Francesca R. Jensenius and Abby K. Wood (2016). “Caught in the Act but not Punished: on Elite Rule of Law and Deterrence.Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs, vol 4, no. 2, pp. 686-717 (article).

Francesca R. Jensenius  and Pavithra Suryanarayan (2015).“Fragmentation and Decline in India’s State Assemblies: A review 1967-2007.” Asian Survey, vol. 55, no. 5, pp. 862–881 (articlepost-print, replication materials).

Francesca R. Jensenius (2015).“Development from Representation? A Study of Quotas for Scheduled Castes in India.”  American Economic Journal: Applied Economics,  vol 7, no. 3 pp. 196–220 (articlepost-print, online appendixreplication materials)
[Article awarded the Chr. Michelsen Prize for outstanding development research in 2016]

Francesca R. Jensenius (2015). “Mired in Reservations: The Path-Dependent History of Electoral Quotas in India.” Journal of Asian Studies, vol. 74, no. 1 (February), pp. 85-105 (article).

Francesca R. Jensenius (2014). “The Fieldwork of Quantitative Data Collection,” PS: Political Science and Politics, vol. 47, no. 2 , pp. 402 – 404 (article, full symposium).
[Re-published in 2016: Navigating The Profession: Sage Advice From The Pages Of PS]
[Republished in 2018: Navigating Political Science Professional Advancement & Success in the Discipline]

Roselyn Hsueh, Francesca R. Jensenius and Akasemi Newsome (2014). “Fieldwork in Political Science:  Encountering Challenges and Crafting Solutions,” PS: Political Science and Politics,  vol. 47, no. 2 , pp. 391 – 393 (article, full symposium).
[Re-published in 2016: Navigating The Profession: Sage Advice From The Pages Of PS]
[Republished in 2018: Navigating Political Science Professional Advancement & Success in the Discipline]

Chhibber, Pradeep, Francesca R. Jensenius and Pavithra Suryanarayan (2014). “Party Organization and Party Proliferation in India,” Party Politics, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 489-505 (article, replication data, replication materials).

Francesca Refsum Jensenius (2013). “Was the Delimitation Commission Unfair to Muslims?” Studies in Indian Politics, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 213–229 (article, post-print, replication materials).

Jensenius, Francesca Refsum (2012). “Political Quotas in India: Perceptions of Political Representation,” Asian Survey, vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 373-394 (article).

Fish, Steven, Francesca Refsum Jensenius and Katherine Michel (2010). “Islam and Large-Scale Political Violence: Is There a Connection?” Comparative Political Studies, vol. 43 no. 11, pp. 1327-1362 (article).

Book chapters

Chauchard, Simon and Francesca R. Jensenius (forthcoming). “The Effect of Dalit Representatives on the Community.” In Sudha Pai, Shyam Babu, & Rahul Verma (eds.). Dalits in the New Millennium. Cambridge University Press (chapter, post-print).

Htun, Mala and Francesca R. Jensenius (2021). “Comparative Analysis for Theory Development.” In Erica S. Simmons and Nicholas Rush Smith (eds.). Rethinking Comparison: Innovative Methods for Qualitative Political Inquiry. New York: Cambridge University Press (chapter, google books, post-print).

Htun, Mala and Francesca R. Jensenius (2020). “Aspirational Laws as Weak Institutions Legislation to Combat Violence against Women in Mexico.” In Daniel Brinks, Steven Levitsky and M.Victoria Murillo (eds.) The Politics of Institutional Weakness in Latin America. Cambridge University Press (chapter, google books, post-print, replication material).

Jensenius, Francesca R. (2019). “India: A Contradictory Record” in Franceschet, Susan, Krook, Mona Lena, Tan, Netina (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Women’s Political Rights. London: Palgrave Macmillan (chapter, post-print, google books).

Jensenius, Francesca R. (2018). “Kinship in Indian politics: Dynasties, nepotism and imagined families.” In Kristin Haugevik and Iver B Neumann (eds.) Kinship in International Relations (pp. 138-153). London: Routledge (book, chapter).

Francesca Refsum Jensenius (2016). “A sign of backwardness? Where dynastic leaders are elected in India.” In Kanchan Chandra (ed.) Democratic Dynasties: State, Party and Political Families in India. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (chapter, google books).

Bhavnani, Rikhil R., and Francesca Refsum Jensenius (2015). “Socioeconomic Profile of India’s Old Electoral Constituencies, 1971-2001.” In Mohd. Sanjeer Alam and K.C Sivaramakrishnan (eds.) Fixing Electoral Boundaries in India: Laws, Processes, Outcomes and Implication for Political Representation. Delhi: Oxford University Press (chapter, replication materials).

Book reviews

Jensenius, Francesca Refsum (2011). “Review Essay: Power and Influence in India,” Forum for Development Studies, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 391-398 (articlepost-print).

Jensenius, Francesca Refsum (2011). “Intricacies of Empowerment,” Book Review, vol. XXXV, no. 3, pp. 59-60 (article).

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