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Gendering American Politics Perspectives from the Literature

ISBN-10: 0321090861

ISBN-13: 9780321090867

Edition: 2006

Authors: Karen J. O'Connor, Sarah Brewer, Michael Fisher

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Arguing that the field of women and politics has ldquo;come of agerdquo; and edited by best-selling author Karen Orsquo;Connor, this reader includes both classic and contemporary readings on women and politics and provides students with an understanding of current research in the area, a sense the evolution of the field of women and politics over time, and ideas of where the research is likely to go in the future.nbsp;
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Book details

List price: $82.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/4/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Preface
Opening the Debate
"When Are Interests Interesting? The Problem of Political Representation of Women" 1981
"Beyond Interests in Politics" 1981
Wrapping Up
Confronting the Constitution
"Outgrowing the Compact of the Fathers: Equal Rights, Woman Suffrage, and the United States Constitution, 1820-1878" 1987
"The Significance of the Nineteenth Amendment: A New Look at Civil Rights, Social Welfare, and Woman Suffrage Alignments in the Progressive Era" 1990
"Why We Lost the ERA" 1986
"Toward Feminist Jurisprudence" 1989
Wrapping Up
Participating in the Process
"Women as Political Animals? A Test of Some Explanations for Male-Female Political Participation Differences" 1977
"A New Women's Movement Emerges" 1992
"Gender and the Pathways to Participation: The Role of Resources" 1994
"Discovering Latina Women in Politics: Gender, Culture, and Participatory Theory" 1999
Wrapping Up
Aiming for Office
"Political Elites and Sex Differences in Political Ambition: A Reconsideration" 1985
"Political Women and Political Ambition: Closing the Gender Gap" 1990
"Family Structure, Sex-Role Socialization, and the Decision to Run for Office" 2003
"Political Ambition and Women in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1916-2000" 2003
Wrapping Up
Listening for Women's Voices
"Women's Gender Consciousness" 1985
"Feminists and the Gender Gap" 1988
"Feminism and the Gender Gap-A Second Look" 1991
"The Independence Gap and the Gender Gap" 1997
"The Changing Politics of American Men: Understanding the Sources of the Gender Gap" 1999
"Injecting a Woman's Voice: Conservative Women's Organizations, Gender Consciousness, and the Expression of Women's Policy Preferences" 2002
Wrapping Up
Finding a Place in the Political Parties
"Women in Campaigns: From Lickin' and Stickin' to Strategy" 1977
"Gender Roles and Party Roles" 1979
"The Political Culture of the Democratic and Republican Parties" 1986
"Political Parties and the Recruitment of Women to State Legislatures" 2002
Wrapping Up
Running for Office
"When Women Run against Men" 1977
"Municipal Electoral Structure and the Election of Councilwomen" 1991
"Gender Stereotypes and the Perception of Male and Female Candidates" 1993
"The Distorted Mirror: Press Coverage of Women Candidates for Statewide Office" 1994
"Electoral Context, Issues, and Voting for Women in the 1990s" 2001
Wrapping Up
Legislating for Women
"Women in Congress, 1917-1964" 1966
"The Impact of Women on State Legislative Policies" 1991
"Power and Influence in State Legislative Policy Making: The Interaction of Gender and Position in Committee Hearing Debates" 1994
"Gender Styles in State Legislative Committees: Raising Their Voices in Resolving Conflict" 2000
"Are Women More Likely to Vote for Women's Issue Bills than Their Male Colleagues?" 1998
"Congressional Enactments of Race-Gender: Toward a Theory of Raced-Gendered Institutions" 2003
Wrapping Up
Judging Women
"Women as Policymakers: The Case of Trial Judges" 1981
"A Reappraisal of Diversification in the Federal Courts: Gender Effects in the Courts of Appeals" 1994
"Gender and Judicial Decisions: Do Female Judges Decide Cases Differently than Male Judges?" 2000
"Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and the Supreme Court's Reaction to Its First Female Member" 1990
Wrapping Up
Governing Women
"A Woman for President? Changing Responses: 1958-1972" 1974
"The Ferraro Factor" 1988
"Reconceiving Theories of Power: Consequences of Masculinism in the Executive Branch" 1997
"Gender, Credibility, and Politics: The Senate Nomination Hearings of Cabinet Secretaries-Designate, 1975-1993" 1997
"Wives in the White House: The Political Influence of First Ladies" 1996
"Political Appointees in the United States: Does Gender Make a Difference?" 2001
Wrapping Up
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