Women and Congress: Running, Winning, and Ruling

Women and Congress: Running, Winning, and Ruling

by Karen O'Connor

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136402876
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/12/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 214
File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Early Fundraising by Nonincumbent Female Congressional Candidates: The Importance of Women’s PACs
  • Electoral Context, Issues, and Voting for Women in the 1990s
  • Candidate Sex and Congressional Elections: Open Seats Before, During, and After the Year of the Woman
  • The Political Glass Ceiling: Gender, Strategy, and Incumbency in U.S. House Elections, 1978–1998
  • The Electoral Glass Ceiling? Gender, Viability, and the News in U.S. Senate Campaigns
  • Do Differences Matter? Women Members of Congress and the Hyde Amendment
  • Speaking Out: An Analysis of Democratic and Republican Women-Invoked Rhetoric of the 105th Congress
  • “How Does She Have Time for Kids and Congress?” Views on Gender and Media Coverage from House Offices
  • Research on Women in Legislatures: What Have We Learned, Where Are We Going?
  • About the Contributors
  • Index
  • References Notes Included

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