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|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jennifer L Lawless; Cambridge University Press.
|ISBN:||9780511806001 0511806000 052175660X 9780521756600|
|Description:||1 online resource (302 p.)|
|Details:||Mode of access: World Wide Web.|
|Contents:||1. Mudslinging, money-grubbing, and mayhem: who would ever run for office?; 2. The decision to run for office: the theoretical and methodological approach; 3. Political ambition in the candidate eligibility pool; 4. Barack Obama and 18 million cracks in the glass ceiling: sex, race, and political ambition; 5. You could be president someday! Early socialization, the role of family, and political ambition; 6. On-the-job training: professional circumstances and the decision to run for office; 7. You think I should run for office? Political parties, political recruitment, and political ambition; 8. Biting the bullet: deciding to run for office; 9. Future patterns of candidate emergence and studies of political ambition.|
|Other Titles:||Cambridge books online.|
|Responsibility:||Jennifer L. Lawless.|
'... Lawless ... has masterfully tackled the puzzle of what stimulates ambitions for political office. She challenges us to look beyond the standard explanations that center on the structure of