Gender and American Politics: Women, Men, and the Political Process

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Sue Tolleson-Rinehart, Jyl J. Josephson
M.E. Sharpe, 25 апр. 2005 г.
Studies of gender and American political life most often focus only on women. This book fills the gap by examining and comparing the roles and behavior of both men and women in political decision-making, public policy, and political institutions. Now updated and expanded, the book presents a full complement of empirical studies of real and imagined gender gaps. New to this edition are chapters on the media, legislative behavior, foreign policy, and the future of the gender dimension in American politics. The book is structured to parallel the typical course on the American political system.

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Introduction Gender Sex and American Political Life
Political Behavior
Gender and Political Knowledge
Gender and Political Participation
A Tougher Road for Women? Assessing the Role of Gender in Congressional Elections
Are Moral Voices Gendered? Care Rights and Autonomy in Reproductive Decision Making
Public Policy
Gender and US Foreign Policy Hegemonic Masculinity the War in Iraq and the UNDoing of World Order
Women Get Sicker Men Die Quicker Gender Health Politics and Health Policy
Cabinet Nominations in the William J Clinton and George W Bush Administrations Gender Change and Representation
Gender and the Federal Judiciary
Cracking the Glass Ceiling The Status Significance and Prospects of Women in Legislative Office
Gender Bias? Media Coverage of Women and Men in Congress
Conclusion Gender and the Future of American Political Life

Gendering Policy Debates Welfare Reform Abortion Regulation and Trafficking
Gender Social Construction and Policies for LowIncome Men and Women

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