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Legislative women : getting elected, getting ahead

Author: Beth Reingold
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This wide-ranging new study grapples with the increasingly complex array of opportunities and challenges that face women today as both legislative candidates and elected officials." "Offering cutting-edge, original research, Legislative Women expands our knowledge on an array of critical topics. The contributors address everything from campaign finance to the significance of race and ethnicity, from media relations  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Legislative women.
Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner, ©2008
(OCoLC)609219085
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Reingold
ISBN: 9781588265678 1588265676 9781588265920 1588265927
OCLC Number: 214282563
Description: xi, 275 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Understanding the complex world of women in U.S. politics / Beth Reingold --
Competing in congressional primaries / Jennifer L. Lawless and Kathryn Pearson --
Political parties, fundraising, and sex / Barbara Burrell --
Confronting stereotypes and double standards in campaign communication / Dianne Bystrom --
Symbolic mobilization? the impact of candidate sex / Kathleen Dolan --
Does "running as a woman" mobilize voters? / Atiya Kai Stokes-Brown and Melissa Olivia Neal --
Policy leadership beyond "women's" issues / Michele L. Swers --
Committee assignments : discrimination or choice? / Susan J. Carroll --
Representing gender and ethnicity : strategic intersectionality / Luis Ricardo Fraga [and others] --
Gender, race, and the exercise of power and influence / Wendy G. Smooth --
Climbing higher : opportunities and obstacles within the party system / Cindy Simon Rosenthal --
Taking stock and setting a new agenda / Karen O'Connor.
Responsibility: edited by Beth Reingold.
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A study, which grapples with the complex array of opportunities and challenges that face women as both legislative candidates and elected officials. It addresses various things from campaign finance  Read more...

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