9780199328734

Women and Elective Office Past, Present, and Future

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199328734

  • ISBN10:

    0199328730

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/30/2014
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

This edition of Women and Elective Office offers the latest research on women as candidates and officeholders. It provides a comprehensive look at at the history and status of women in elective office, their prospects for the future, and why women in elected office matter to American democracy. It features all-new essays and up-to-the-minute research by leading experts in the field, including the latest political trends and events such as Hillary Rodham Clinton's run for the presidency, women's representation on the state and local level, the diversity of women officeholders' experiences and circumstances, and female judges. Women and Elective Office is an essential guide to understanding the past, present, and future of women in all echelons of government.

Author Biography


Sue Thomas 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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