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Gender and American politics : women, men, and the political process

Author: Sue Tolleson-Rinehart; Jyl J Josephson
Publisher: London [England] ; New York, New York : Routledge, 2015 ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Revised and Expanded Second editionView all editions and formats

Studies of gender and American political life most often focus only on women. This book fills the gap by examining and comparing the roles and behavior of both men and women in political  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Tolleson-Rinehart; Jyl J Josephson
ISBN: 9780765615695 076561569X 9781315289755 131528975X
OCLC Number: 1003227636
Description: 1 online resource (351 pages) : illustrations, tables
Contents: List of Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction: Gender, Sex, and American Political Life, Jyl J. Josephson and Sue Tolleson-Rinehart; Part I. Political Behavior; 2. Gender and Political Knowledge, Michael X. Delli Carpini and Scott Keeter; 3. Gender and Political Participation, M. Margaret Conway; 4. A Tougher Road for Women? Assessing the Role of Gender in Congressional Elections, Pamela Fiber and Richard L. Fox; 5. Are Moral Voices Gendered? (Private) Care, Rights, and Autonomy in Reproductive Decision Making, Eric Plutzer; Part II. Public Policy; 6. Gender and U.S. Foreign Policy: Hegemonic Masculinity, the War in Iraq, and the UN-Doing of World Order, Janie Leatherman; 7. Gendering Policy Debates: Welfare Reform, Abortion Regulation, and Trafficking, Dorothy E. McBride; 8. Gender, Social Construction, and Policies for Low-Income Men and Women, Jyl J. Josephson; 9. "Women Get Sicker; Men Die Quicker": Gender, Health Politics and Health Policy, Sue Tolleson-Rinehart; Part III. Institutions; 10. Cabinet Nominations in the William J. Clinton and George W. Bush Administrations: Gender, Change, and Representation, MaryAnne Borrelli; 11. Gender and the Federal Judiciary, Susan Gluck Mezey; 12. Cracking the Glass Ceiling: The Status, Significance, and Prospects of Women in Legislative Office, Sue Thomas; 13. Gender Bias? Media Coverage of Women and Men in Congres: David Niven; 14. Conclusion: Gender and the Future of American Political Life, Sue Tolleson-Rinehart and Jyl J. Josephson; About the Editors and Contributors; Index


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