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Women, politics, and power a global perspective

By: Paxton, Pamela Marie | Hughes, Melanie M.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Los Angeles Sage 2017Edition: 3rd.Description: xvi,497p. illustrations, maps 23 cm.ISBN: 9781483376998.Subject(s): Women -- Political activity | Women -- Political activity -- Cross-cultural studies | Representative government and representation | Representative government and representation | Women -- Political activityGenre/Form: Cross-cultural studiesDDC classification: 324.082
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 -- Explaining the political representation of women - social structure -- Explaining the political representation of women - politics -- Explaining the political representation of the women - international factors -- Do women make a difference? -- Women from marginalized groups -- Regions: the West and the United States -- Eastern Europe and Central Asia -- Latin America and the Caribbean -- Middle East and North America -- Asia and the Pacific -- Sub-Saharan Africa -- Where do we go from here? And how do we get there?
Summary: "Women, Politics, and Power: A Global Perspective offers a clear, detailed introduction to women's political participation and representation across a wide range of countries and regions. This third edition includes more than 100 new studies from the rapidly expanding field of gender and politics."
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-465) and index.

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 -- Explaining the political representation of women - social structure -- Explaining the political representation of women - politics -- Explaining the political representation of the women - international factors -- Do women make a difference? -- Women from marginalized groups -- Regions: the West and the United States -- Eastern Europe and Central Asia -- Latin America and the Caribbean -- Middle East and North America -- Asia and the Pacific -- Sub-Saharan Africa -- Where do we go from here? And how do we get there?

"Women, Politics, and Power: A Global Perspective offers a clear, detailed introduction to women's political participation and representation across a wide range of countries and regions. This third edition includes more than 100 new studies from the rapidly expanding field of gender and politics."

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