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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
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"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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