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Awomen of Power: Half a Century of Female Presidents and Prime Ministers Worldwide.

Author: Torild Skard
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This unique book presents all 73 female presidents and prime ministers from around the world, from 1960 (when the first was elected) to 2010, through a series of fascinating case studies that discuss  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Torild Skard
ISBN: 9781447315780 1447315782
OCLC Number: 891593770
Description: 576 pages ; 24 x 18 cm
Contents: Preface;Introduction;Breakthrough on several continents;Women in politics;Western industrial countries I;`Roaring she-tigers' in South Asia;Equilibrists in East Asia;Machism, marianism, modernism in Latin America;Lopsided democracies in the Caribbean;`Big Chiefs' in sub-Saharan Africa;Eastern Bloc from communism to capitalism;Western industrial countries II;Where women rose to the top;When women made it.

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"Women of Power is a valuable resource to those who seek an insight into the struggle women have faced in becoming leaders in their own right." LSE Review of Books "From the outset, it is clear that Read more...

 
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