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Author Lawless, Jennifer L., 1975-

Title It still takes a candidate : why women don't run for office / Jennifer L. Lawless, Richard L. Fox

Publ Info New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
Edition Revised edition
 RWU Main Library  HQ1236.5.U6 L38 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HQ1236.5.U6 L38 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HQ1236.5 U6 L38 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HQ1236.5.U6 L38 2010    DUE 01-02-15
Descript xvi, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Rev. ed. of: It takes a candidate. 2005
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents 1. Electoral politics: still a man's world? -- 2. Explaining women's emergence in the political arena -- 3. The gender gap in political ambition -- 4. Barefoot, pregnant, and holding a law degree: family dynamics and running for office -- 5. Gender, party, and political recruitment -- 6. "I'm just not qualified": gendered self-perceptions of candidate viability -- 7. Taking the plunge: deciding to run for office -- 8. Gender and the future of electoral politics -- Appendix A: The Citizen Political Ambition Panel Study sample design and data collection -- Appendix B. The first-wave survey (2001) -- Appendix C. The second-wave survey (2008) -- Appendix D. The interview questionnaire -- Appendix E. Variable coding
LC subject Women -- Political activity -- United States
Political participation -- United States
Women political candidates -- United States
Women -- United States -- Attitudes
Sex role -- United States
Add Author Fox, Richard Logan
Lawless, Jennifer L., 1975- It takes a candidate
ISBN 9780521762526 (hbk.)
0521762529 (hbk.)
9780521179249 (pbk.)
0521179246 (pbk.)