Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future

Paperback | February 11, 2014

EditorSue Thomas, Clyde Wilcox

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The first and second editions of Women and Elective Office: Past, Present and Future offered the latest research on women as candidates and officeholders at those moments in time. Focusing on candidates, officeholders, and context, each edition of offered a comprehensive look at where womenstood, what brought them to those points, and what their prospects were during the 21st century. Each edition also sought to illuminate the diversity of women officeholders' experiences and circumstances with up-to-the-minute research. The Third edition retains the successful elements of the firsttwo editions, and expands the offerings to include the latest political events and the latest research, such as:* Chapters on Hillary Rodham Clinton's run for the presidency* A chapter on women governors* A chapter on local candidates and officeholders* Chapters on the diversity of women including women of color, lesbian candidates and officeholders, and conservative women candidates and officeholders* A chapter on women's political ambition* A chapter on the women in judicial seats

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The first and second editions of Women and Elective Office: Past, Present and Future offered the latest research on women as candidates and officeholders at those moments in time. Focusing on candidates, officeholders, and context, each edition of offered a comprehensive look at where womenstood, what brought them to those points, and ...

Sue Thomas, Ph.D. is Senior Research Scientist and Director of PIRE-Santa Cruz. Clyde Wilcox is a professor in the Government Department at Georgetown

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:February 11, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199328730

ISBN - 13:9780199328734

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Table of Contents

1. Sue Thomas: Introduction2. Jennifer L. Lawless, Richard L. Fox, and Gail Baitinger: Women's Under-Representation in U.S. Politics: The Enduring Gender Gap in Political Ambition3. Timothy R. Lynch and Kathleen Dolan: Voter Attitudes, Behaviors, and Women Candidates4. Regina G. Lawrence and Melody Rose: The Race for the Presidency: Hillary Rodham Clinton5. Moana Vercoe, Randall Gonzalez, and Jean Reith Schroedel: Hillary Rodham-Clinton: A Case Study in the Rhetoric of Female Political Figures6. Rebekah Herrick and Jeanette Morehouse Mendez: Women and Campaigns7. Ronnee Schreiber: Conservative Women Run for Office8. Kim L. Fridkin and Patrick J. Kenney: Different Portraits, Different Leaders? Gender Differencesin U.S. Senators' Presentationof Self9. Valerie R. O'Regan and Stephen J.Stambough: Female Governors and Gubernatorial Candidates10. Michele L. Swers: Representing Women's Interests in a Polarized Congress11. Tracy Osborn and Rebecca Kreitzer: Women State Legislators:Women's Issues in Partisan Environments12. Laura van Assendelft: Entry Level Politics? Women as Candidates and Elected Officials at the Local Level13. Sally J. Kenney: Judicial Women14. Lisa Garcia Bedolla, Katherine Tate, and Janelle Wong: Woman of Color Candidates and Officeholders15. Donald P. Haider-Markel and Chelsie Lynn Moore Bright: Lesbian Candidates and Officeholders16. Barbara Norrander and Clyde Wilcox: The Geography of Women17. Pippa Norris and Mona Lena Krook: Women in Elective Office Worldwide: Barriers and Opportunities