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Sisters in the statehouse : Black women and legislative decision making

Author: Nadia E Brown
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Oxford University Press, USA, 2014.
Series: (Oxford handbooks online : Political Science).
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Sisters in the Statehouse illustrates that although Black women legislators adopt largely uniform policy priorities-seeking to represent Black women-they propose vastly different identity-based  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nadia E Brown
ISBN: 9780199352432 0199352437
OCLC Number: 882945641
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg. Online-Ressource. (Oxford handbooks online : Political Science).
Description: XIV, 250 S.
Contents: Acknowledgments ; Chapter 1. Introduction ; Chapter 2. Formative Experiences ; Chapter 3. Black Women's Representation ; Chapter 4. Legislation for the Prevention of Domestic Violence ; Chapter 5. Representation for Whom? ; Chapter 6. Caregiving as a Race-Gendered Issue ; Chapter 7. Conclusion ; Appendix ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index
Series Title: (Oxford handbooks online : Political Science).
Responsibility: Nadia E. Brown.


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This book is path breaking insofar as it blazes a trail for future intersectionality-type research, which focuses squarely upon the lives of African American women state legislators. In it, Brown Read more...

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