Women As Political Leaders Studies in Gender and Governing
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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.
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 4/12/2013
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
|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|
|"Perï¿½nisma": Isabel Perï¿½n 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?|