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Women and Politics: The Pursuit of Equality / Edition 4

Women and Politics: The Pursuit of Equality / Edition 4

by Lynne Ford


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813350813
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 03/07/2017
Edition description: Fourth Edition, Fourth Edition
Pages: 466
Sales rank: 741,689
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Lynne E. Ford is Associate Vice President for the Academic Experience and professor of political science at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina. Ford earned her B.A. degree from The Pennsylvania State University and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park. Her teaching and research interests are in American politics with an emphasis on women and politics, elections and voting behavior, and civic engagement. She is author of Women and Politics: The Pursuit of Equality and The Encyclopedia of Women and American Politics, which was named one of the top twenty reference books by the New York Public Library in 2009. She is also a coauthor of American Government & Politics Today. She serves on the editorial board for two political science journals and has served in a variety of leadership roles with the American Political Science Association and the Southern Political Science Association including the Status of Women Committee for both organizations and the APSA Departmental Services Committee.

Table of Contents

Preface Chapter 1. Two Paths to Equality Chapter 2. All Rights Are Not Equal: Suffrage Versus the Equal Rights Amendment Chapter 3. Suffrage Accomplished: Women as Political Participants Chapter 4. Women Seeking Office: The Next Phase of Political Integration Chapter 5. Women as Political Actors: Representation and Advocacy Chapter 6. Education and the Pursuit of Equality Chapter 7. Women and Work: In Pursuit of Economic Equality Chapter 8. The Politics of Family and Fertility: The Last Battleground in the Pursuit of Equality? Chapter 9. Setting the Agenda and Taking Action: New Challenges in the Pursuit of Equality Index

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