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Legislative women : getting elected, getting ahead

Author: Beth Reingold
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner, 2008.
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Reingold
ISBN: 1588265676 9781588265678 1588265927 9781588265920
OCLC Number: 938205944
Description: xi, 275 p. : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Understanding the Complex World of Women in US Politics - B. Reingold.; Getting Elected.; Competing in Congressional Primaries - J.L. Lawless and K. Pearson.; Political Parties, Fundraising, and Sex - B. Burrell.; Confronting Stereotypes and Double Standards in Campaign Communication - D. Bystrom.; Symbolic Mobilization? The Impact of Candidate Sex - K. Dolan.; Does ""Running as a Woman"" Mobilize Voters? - A.K. Stokes-Brown and M.O. Neal.; Getting Ahead.; Policy Leadership Beyond ""Women's"" Issues - M.L. Swers.; Committee Assignments: Discrimination or Choice? - S.J. Carroll.; Representing Gender and Ethnicity: Strategic Intersectionality - L.R. Fraga, V. Martinez-Ebers, L. Lopez, and R. Ramirez.; Gender, Race, and the Exercise of Power and Influence - W.G. Smooth.; Climbing Higher: Opportunities and Obstacles within the Party System - C.S. Rosenthal.; Conclusion.; Taking Stock and Setting a New Agenda - K. O'Connor.
Responsibility: edited by Beth Reingold.


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