This book is designed as a reader on the topic of women and politics to aid in integrating the study of women in the political system. It provides relevant research on women and politics across a spectrum of toics and perspectives. With a feminist theoretical framework, it examines some gender differences in political attitudes and voting, looks at gender cultural relections in the mass media and group politics, and examines how women have fared in competing for public office. Also discussed are the various branches of government and how women are or are not participating the functions of government, and explore women and national public policy; and women in regard to activism, empowerment, changing roles and cultural expression.
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This collection of readings provides relevant research on women and politics across a spectrum of topics and perspectives. The Second Edition has been updated to include readings that reflect the most recent research and political personalities.From the Back Cover:
This collection of readings provides relevant research on women and politics across a spectrum of topics and perspectives. Explores major topics such as Women, Equality and Feminist Theory; Women and Politics; Gender and Government; and Women and National Policy. Features articles about female activists who are putting into practice some of the more theoretical components to change public policy and create feminist public discourse; articles on women governors and state legislators, and female judges as well as the role of the Supreme Court in feminist issues; articles on empowerment of women and the politics of feminist discourse, etc. For anyone interested in politics or Women's issues.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0131345044
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 4th edition. 384 pages. 9.00x7.00x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0131345044