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Gender and elections : shaping the future of American politics

Author: Richard Logan Fox; Susan J Carroll
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014, cop. 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd editionView all editions and formats
"Describes the role of women as voters and candidates in the 2012 elections, providing an analysis of the role of gender in US electoral politics"-- Provided by publisher.

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Genre/Form: [Études diverses]
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Logan Fox; Susan J Carroll
ISBN: 9781107611610 110761161X 9781107026049 1107026040
OCLC Number: 880368591
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 vol. (xvi-299 p.) : graph., tabl. ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Introduction: gender and electoral politics in the twenty-first century Susan J. Carroll and Richard L. Fox ; 1. Presidential elections: gendered space and the case of 2012 Georgia Duerst-Lahti ; 2. Cracking the 'highest, hardest glass ceiling': women as presidential and vice presidential contenders Kelly Dittmar and Susan J. Carroll ; 3. Voter participation: the political generational divide among women voters Susan A. MacManus ; 4. Voting choices: how and why the gender gap matters Susan J. Carroll ; 5. Latinas and electoral politics: expanding participation and power in state and national elections Anna Sampaio ; 6. African american women and electoral politics: translating voting power into office-holding Wendy G. Smooth ; 7. Congressional elections: women's candidacies and the road to gender parity Richard L. Fox ; 8. Political parties and women's organizations: bringing women into the electoral arena Barbara Burrell ; 9. Advertising, web sites, and media coverage: gender and communication along the campaign trail Dianne Bystrom ; 10. Women's election to office in the fifty states: opportunities and challenges Kira Sanbonmatsu
Responsibility: edited by Susan J. Carroll, ... Richard L. Fox, ...
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The third edition of Gender and Elections strikes a balance between highlighting the most important developments for women as voters and candidates in the 2012 elections and providing a more  Read more...


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'Gender and Elections, 3rd edition is a terrific book. It presents the latest analysis of the gendered aspects of American elections with a specific focus on the experiences of women candidates. Read more...

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