Women's Political Voice

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Temple University Press
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Women's political voice: how women are transforming the practice and study of politics

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Flammang (political science, Santa Clara Univ.) offers a prodigious survey of the last 25 years of political science literature concerning women. In doing so, she tracks the way in which feminist ... Read full review

Contents

Womens Political Voice in Political Science The Womens Movement Challenges Conventional Wisdom in the Academy
3
Womens Political Life in Santa Clara County A Favorable Climate for Womens Political Activism
35
Women and Mass Politics
55
Political Mobilization Womens Shift from Individual to Group Consciousness and Activity
57
Political Participation Womens Civic Activity in Communities and the State
96
Women and Elite Politics
147
Political Recruitment Womens Distinctive Path to Public Office
149
Policy Preferences and Political Style Female Officials as Liberal Feminist Problem Solvers
196
Women and EliteMass Interaction
251
Agenda Setting Women Bring New Issues to Public Attention
253
Political Coalitions The Hard Work of Sisterhood
297
Notes
357
Index
403
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