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Women, elections & representation

Author: R Darcy; Susan Welch; Janet Clark
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1994.
Series: Women & politics (Lincoln, Neb.), v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., revView all editions and formats

Examines women candidates and candidacies in the United States and several other democratic nations. This analysis reveals that male voters and political elites are not the barriers to women's  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Darcy; Susan Welch; Janet Clark
ISBN: 0803216963 9780803216969 0803265972 9780803265974
OCLC Number: 28256089
Description: xiv, 276 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Women in public office: intellectual and historical background --
Women and political representation --
Women candidates: local, state, and national --
Electing women to local government --
Women as state legislative candidates --
Women as congressional candidates --
Structural barriers to the representation of women --
The eligibility pool --
Women candidates and legislative turnover --
Women candidates and the electoral system --
Conclusions: the tasks ahead --
Opening up political life to women.
Series Title: Women & politics (Lincoln, Neb.), v. 1.
Other Titles: Women, elections, and representation.
Responsibility: R. Darcy, Susan Welch & Janet Clark.
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