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Women for President Media Bias in Eight Campaigns

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ISBN-10: 0252075110

ISBN-13: 9780252075117

Edition: 2008

Authors: Erika Falk

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When Hillary Clinton announced her 2008 bid for president she was the Democratic front-runner. Despite this, she received less coverage than Barack Obama, who trailed her in the polls. Such a disparity is indicative of the gender bias the media has demonstrated in covering women candidates since the first woman ran for Americarsquo;s highest office in 1872. Tracing the campaigns of eight women who ran for president through 2004--Victoria Woodhull, Belva Lockwood, Margaret Chase Smith, Shirley Chisholm, Patricia Schroeder, Lenora Fulani, Elizabeth Dole, and Carol Moseley Braun--Erika Falk finds little progress in the fair treatment of women candidates. A thorough comparison of the…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 12/18/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English