It Still Takes a Candidate: Why Women Don't Run for Office / Edition 2by Jennifer L. Lawless, Richard L. Fox
It Still Takes A Candidate serves as the only systematic account of the manner in which gender affects political ambition.See more details below
It Still Takes A Candidate serves as the only systematic account of the manner in which gender affects political ambition.
- Cambridge University Press
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- Expanded edition
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- 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Table of Contents
1. Electoral politics: still a man's world?; 2. Explaining women's emergence in the political arena; 3. The gender gap in political ambition; 4. Barefoot, pregnant, and holding a law degree: family dynamics and running for office; 5. Gender, party, and political recruitment; 6. 'I'm just not qualified': gendered self-perceptions of candidate viability; 7. Taking the plunge: deciding to run for office; 8. Gender and the future of electoral politics; Appendix A. The Citizen Political Ambition Panel Study sample design and data collection; Appendix B. The first wave survey (2001); Appendix C. The second wave survey (2008); Appendix D. The interview questionnaire; Appendix E. Variable coding.
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