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Women, politics, and power : a global perspective

Author: Pamela Marie Paxton; Melanie M Hughes
Publisher: Los Angeles : Pine Forge Press, ©2007.
Series: Sociology for a new century.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an introduction to women's political representation across a range of countries and regions. Using statistical overviews and case-study accounts, this book presents both historical trends  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Marie Paxton; Melanie M Hughes
ISBN: 9781412927420 1412927420
OCLC Number: 71348673
Description: xvi, 379 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction to women in politics --
Women struggle for the vote : the history of women's suffrage --
Women struggle for representation : accessing positions of power --
Explaining the political representation of women- culture and social structure --
Explaining the political representation of women- politics --
Explaining the political representation of women- overarching factors --
Do women make a difference? --
All regions are not created equal --
Middle of the pack : women and politics in the United States --
Where do we go from here? and how do we get there?
Series Title: Sociology for a new century.
Responsibility: Pamela Paxton, Melanie M. Hughes.
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