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Women As Political Leaders Studies in Gender and Governing

ISBN-10: 1848729928

ISBN-13: 9781848729926

Edition: 2013

Authors: Michael A. Genovese, Janie S. Steckenrider

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Over the past several years, the fields of Leadership Studies and of Women's Studies have grown tremendously.  This book, which is a series of case studies of women who have headed governments across the globe, will discuss the conditions and situations under which women rose to power and give a brief biography of each woman .   A special chapter on why no U.S. woman has risent to the top,  and a review of the political campaigns of Hilary Clinton, Michele Bachman and others  will be included. This book will be of interest for courses in women and leadership, global politics and gender studies.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 4/12/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 364
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Series Foreword
Preface
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Introduction: Women as Political Leaders: Does Gender Matter?
Managing Softly in Turbulent Times: Corazon C. Aquino, President of the Philippines
Gro Harlem Brundtland of Norway
Benazir Bhutto and Dynastic Politics: Her Father's Daughter, Her People's Sister
Women in Power in Nicaragua: Myth and Reality
Indira Gandhi and the Exercise of Power
Golda Meir: A Very Public Life
Ma Ellen-The Iron Lady of Liberia: Evaluating Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's Presidency
Angela Merkel: From Serendipity to Global Success
"Per�nisma": Isabel Per�n and the Politics of Argentina
Margaret Thatcher and the Politics of Conviction Leadership
Why No Madame President?: Gender and Presidential Politics in the United States
Conclusion: Women as Political Leaders: What Do We Know?
Author Index
Subject Index