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Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future

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The first and second editions of Women and Elective Office: Past, Present and Future offered the latest research on women as candidates and officeholders at those moments in time. Focusing on candidates, officeholders, and context, each edition of offered a comprehensive look at where women stood, what brought them to those points, and what their prospects were during the 21st century. Each edition also sought to illuminate the diversity of women officeholders' experiences and circumstances with up-to-the-minute research. The Third edition retains the successful elements of the first two editions, and expands the offerings to include the latest political events and the latest research, such as:

· Chapters on Hillary Rodham Clinton's run for the presidency

· A chapter on women governors

· A chapter on local candidates and officeholders

· Chapters on the diversity of women including women of color, lesbian candidates and officeholders, and conservative women candidates and officeholders

· A chapter on women's political ambition

· A chapter on the women in judicial seats

Synopsis:

This edition of Women and Elective Office offers the latest research on women as candidates and officeholders. It provides a comprehensive look at at the history and status of women in elective office, their prospects for the future, and why women in elected office matter to American democracy. It features all-new essays and up-to-the-minute research by leading experts in the field, including the latest political trends and events such as Hillary Rodham Clinton's run for the presidency, women's representation on the state and local level, the diversity of women officeholders' experiences and circumstances, and female judges. Women and Elective Office is an essential guide to understanding the past, present, and future of women in all echelons of government.

About the Author

Sue Thomas is Senior Research Scientist and Director of PIRE-Santa Cruz.

Clyde Wilcox is a professor in the Government Department at Georgetown.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

Sue Thomas

2. Women's Under-Representation in U.S. Politics: The Enduring Gender Gap in Political Ambition

Jennifer L. Lawless, Richard L. Fox, and Gail Baitinger

3. Voter Attitudes, Behaviors, and Women Candidates

Timothy R. Lynch and Kathleen Dolan

4. The Race for the Presidency: Hillary Rodham Clinton

Regina G. Lawrence and Melody Rose

5. Hillary Rodham-Clinton: A Case Study in the Rhetoric of Female Political Figures

Moana Vercoe, Randall Gonzalez, and Jean Reith Schroedel

6. Women and Campaigns

Rebekah Herrick and Jeanette Morehouse Mendez

7. Conservative Women Run for Office

Ronnee Schreiber

8. Different Portraits, Different Leaders? Gender Differencesin U.S. Senators' Presentationof Self

Kim L. Fridkin and Patrick J. Kenney

9. Female Governors and Gubernatorial Candidates

Valerie R. O'Regan and Stephen J.Stambough

10. Representing Women's Interests in a Polarized Congress

Michele L. Swers

11. Women State Legislators:Women's Issues in Partisan Environments

Tracy Osborn and Rebecca Kreitzer

12. Entry Level Politics? Women as Candidates and Elected Officials at the Local Level

Laura van Assendelft

13. Judicial Women

Sally J. Kenney

14. Woman of Color Candidates and Officeholders

Lisa Garcia Bedolla, Katherine Tate, and Janelle Wong

15. Lesbian Candidates and Officeholders

Donald P. Haider-Markel and Chelsie Lynn Moore Bright

16. The Geography of Women

Barbara Norrander and Clyde Wilcox

17. Women in Elective Office Worldwide: Barriers and Opportunities

Pippa Norris and Mona Lena Krook

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199328734
Author:
Thomas, Sue
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
Wilcox, Clyde
Subject:
Leadership
Subject:
Politics | American Politics | Women & Politics
Subject:
Politics - General
Publication Date:
20140131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
6.1 x 9.2 x 1.1 in 1.05 lb

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"Synopsis" by , This edition of Women and Elective Office offers the latest research on women as candidates and officeholders. It provides a comprehensive look at at the history and status of women in elective office, their prospects for the future, and why women in elected office matter to American democracy. It features all-new essays and up-to-the-minute research by leading experts in the field, including the latest political trends and events such as Hillary Rodham Clinton's run for the presidency, women's representation on the state and local level, the diversity of women officeholders' experiences and circumstances, and female judges. Women and Elective Office is an essential guide to understanding the past, present, and future of women in all echelons of government.
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