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Author Haider-Markel, Donald P

Title Out and running : gay and lesbian candidates, elections, and policy representation / Donald P. Haider-Markel

Publ Info Washington D.C. : Georgetown University Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  HQ76.3.U6 H34 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HQ76.3.U6 H34 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HQ76.3.U6 H34 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 188 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Series American governance and public policy series
American governance and public policy
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-180) and index
Contents Political representation and a brief history of the American LGBT movement -- See how they run : voter preferences and candidates' experiences with the role of sexual orientation in state elections -- Assessing the role of sexual orientation in elections : LGBT state legislative candidates, 1992-2006 -- In the legislature : case studies on political representation and LGBT state legislators -- Translating descriptive representation into substantive representation -- Descriptive representation and backlash -- Conclusion : out for good -- Appendix A: Survey of 2003-2004 State legislative candidates -- Appendix B: Political representation descriptive
LC subject Gays -- Political activity -- United States
Gay politicians -- United States
Political campaigns -- United States
Elections -- United States
ISBN 9781589016996 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1589016998 (pbk. : alk. paper)