Deeds And Words: Gendering Politics After Joni Lovenduski by Rosie CampbellDeeds And Words: Gendering Politics After Joni Lovenduski by Rosie Campbell

Deeds And Words: Gendering Politics After Joni Lovenduski

EditorRosie Campbell, Sarah Childs

Paperback | July 1, 2015

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How does feminism shake up political science, the study of politics and electoral politics? What difference do feminist political scientists and politicians make to political institutions, policy processes and outcomes? The scholarship and activism of pioneering feminist political scientist Professor Joni Lovenduski helped establish these questions on the political science agenda. This book addresses key themes in Lovenduski's seminal work. State-of-the-art chapters by leading scholars cover gender and parties; elected institutions and the state; quotas and recruitment; public opinion and women's interests. Vignettes by prominent politicians and practitioners, including Dame Anne Begg MP, Baroness Gould, Deborah Mattinson, and the Rt Hon Theresa May, bring the academic analysis to life. Deeds and Words reveals the impact of feminist interventions on politics in the round. Its groundbreaking assessment of feminist scholarship and politics offers an appraisal of, and fitting tribute to, Lovenduski's own contribution to gender studies and feminist politics.
Sarah Childs is Professor of Politics at the University of Bristol, and Director of the UoB's SPAIS Gender Research Centre. She has published widely on gender, representation, political parties and the UK Parliament. Her latest book, Sex, Gender and the Conservative Party: From Iron Lady to Kitten Heels, with Paul Webb, was published i...
Title:Deeds And Words: Gendering Politics After Joni LovenduskiFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:288 pages, 8.75 × 6.25 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:8.75 × 6.25 × 0.68 inPublished:July 1, 2015Publisher:ECPR PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910259454

ISBN - 13:9781910259450


Table of Contents

ContentsList of Abbreviations ixContributors xiAcknowledgements xviiForeword by Albert Weale 1Introduction: Deeds and Words 3Rosie Campbell and Sarah ChildsChapter One: Gendering Political Science 15Vicky RandallChapter Two: The Comparative Study of Politics and Gender 35Yvonne GalliganChapter Three: Representation 51Karen CelisChapter Four: Feminising Political Parties 73Sarah Childs and Rainbow MurrayVignette - Gender and Party Politics: The 'feminisation' of theConservative Party by Theresa May MP 91Chapter Five : Gender and Political Institutions 93Fiona Mackay with Faith Armitage and Rosa MalleyVignette - Gender and Political institutions: 'Twinning' - the ScottishExperience by Alice Brown CBE 113Chapter Six: Women, Gender Politics and the State: The Words andDeeds of RNGS 117Amy G. Mazur and Dorothy E. McBrideVignette - Women and the State: Re-gendering our institutions byBaroness Howe 133Chapter Seven: The Critical Mass Theory in Public and Scholarly Debates 137Drude DahlerupVignette - The Story of Critical Mass: Women at Westminster byJackie Ashley 165Chapter Eight: Gender and Political Recruitment 167Meryl KennyVignette - Gender and Political Recruitment: 'How Can You Get theBest Person For the Job When the Best Person Hasn't Even Applied?' byDame Anne Begg MP 183Chapter Nine: How Quotas Work: The Supply and Demand ModelRevisited 185Pippa Norris and Mona Lena KrookVignette - Beyond Quotas: Reflections on Parity in France byAxelle Lemaire 207Chapter Ten: Gendering Policy: Praxis 209Joyce Outshoorn and Jennifer RubinVignette - Gendering Policy: The Relationship Between Academiaand Policy Campaigns by Mary-Ann Stephenson 225Chapter Eleven: The Slippery Slope: Measuring Women's PoliticalInterests 229Peter Allen, Rosie Campbell and Ana Espírito-SantoVignette - Women's Political Interests: How the Women's Vote isDecisive by Deborah Mattinson 247Biography of Joni Lovenduski by 251Judith SquiresAfterword: Joni Lovenduski's Contribution to Political Science 255Rosie Campbell and Sarah ChildsBibliography 257Index 263