Women, Power And Politics by Anne Stevens

Women, Power And Politics

byAnne Stevens

Paperback | September 11, 2007

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A major new introduction to women's political involvement and role in the liberal democratic world drawing examples from a wide range of countries to illustrate key common features and divergences. Anne Stevens not only assesses the extent of women's participation and representation in government, and in parliaments but also in grass roots politics. The central focus throughout is on the issue of whether and how gender makes a difference.

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ANNE STEVENS is Professor of European Studies, Aston University, UK.
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Title:Women, Power And PoliticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.02 inPublished:September 11, 2007Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230507816

ISBN - 13:9780230507814

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Table of Contents

The Status of Women * Women as Citizens * Women as Voters * Women as Representatives * Strategies for Remedying Under-Representation * Power and Leadership * Informal Politics * Women's Policy Issues * Do Women Make a Difference?: Political Theory and Political Practice * Conclusion

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"An excellent and up-to-date assessment of women's political participation and policy impact internationally and its wider social and economic context.  Highly readable but thoughtful, Anne Stevens' book is also admirably sensitive to broader theoretical debates and developments." -- Vicky Randall, University of Essex and author of Women and Politics