Women and electoral politics in Canada

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Oxford University Press, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 256 pages
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This edited collection brings together many of the top scholars in the field to write original pieces on women and Canadian electoral politics. This book produces up-to-date critical analyses of women and politics in Canada from a variety of perspectives. Articles range from the role and influence of television in the election campaigns of female candidates to socio-demographic profiles of women candidates since the winning of suffrage to the end of the last century.

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Contents

On the Same Wavelength? Feminist Attitudes
7
The Electoral System and Elected Women
22
Women Politicians in Canadas Parliament and Legislatures
37
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About the author (2003)

Manon Tremblay is associate professor of Political Science at the University of Ottawa. She has written extensively on gender and electoral issues in Quebec and Canada.

Linda Trimble is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, University of Alberta. She is the co-editor of two collections on women and political representation in Canada as well as a volume on the changing nature of Canadian politics in the twenty-first century.