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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
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 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.)