Women and American Politics brings together leading scholars in the field of women and politics to provide an account of recent developments and the challenges that the future brings for the study of gender and American Politics. The book examines women's participation in the electoral arena and the emerging scholarship on the relationship between the media and women in politics, the participation of women of colour, and women's activism outside the electoral arena.
This volume demonstrates both the wealth of knowledge about women and American politics by the current generation of scholars and the vast number and range of important research questions, which pose a challenge for the next generation.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 262
Weight: 516 g
Dimensions: 241 x 162 x 20 mm
Women and American Politics should become required reading in any advanced course on gender and politics, and for any scholar, practitioner or activist interested in learning what is known - and what is essential to find out - about women and politics. * Political Studies Review *
... provides a succinct, comprehensive review of extant research. The volume's bibliographic references and introduction, outlining what is and is not known about women's participation in American politics, alone are worth its price. * Political Studies Review *
This book makes an important contribution to the study of women and politics. * Political Studies Review *