The Resource Women, politics, and power : a global perspective, Pamela Paxton, Melanie M. Hughes

Women, politics, and power : a global perspective, Pamela Paxton, Melanie M. Hughes

Label
Women, politics, and power : a global perspective
Title
Women, politics, and power
Title remainder
a global perspective
Statement of responsibility
Pamela Paxton, Melanie M. Hughes
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book provides a clear, detailed, and current introduction to women's political representation across a wide range of countries and regions. Using broad statistical overviews and detailed case study accounts, the authors document both historical trends and the contemporary state of women's political strength in diverse countries. No other book offers such a thorough and multidisciplinary synthesis of research on women's political power around the world."--BOOK JACKET
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
324.082
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1236
LC item number
.P39 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Sociology for a new century series
Label
Women, politics, and power : a global perspective, Pamela Paxton, Melanie M. Hughes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 318-348) and index
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Contents
Introduction to women in politics -- Women struggle for the vote : the history of women's suffrage -- Women struggle for representation : accessing positions of power -- Explaining the political representation of women- culture and social structure -- Explaining the political representation of women- politics -- Explaining the political representation of women- overarching factors -- Do women make a difference? -- All regions are not created equal -- Middle of the pack : women and politics in the United States -- Where do we go from here? and how do we get there?
Control code
000040872673
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvi, 379 p.
Isbn
9781412927420
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006030147
Other physical details
ill., maps
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.b22279386
System control number
  • sr22279386
  • (OCoLC)71348673

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