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Women, Gender, and Politics: A Reader

Women, Gender, and Politics: A Reader
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780195368819
ISBN 10: 195368819
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2010-03-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
List Price: $38.95

Women, Gender, and Politics brings together both classic and recent readings on central topics in the study of gender and politics, and places an emphasis on comparing developed and developing countries. Genuinely international in its focus, the book is divided into six sections to reflect the range of research in the subfield: (1) women and social movements, (2) women and political parties, (3) women, gender, and elections, (4) women, gender, and political representation, (5) women, gender, and social policies, and (6) women, gender, and the state. Each section serves as an introduction to general trends in thinking about women and politics, and the readings capture the ways that research has developed both thematically and chronologically in all of the six broad areas. The volume's innovative design, global approach, and comprehensive coverage make it an ideal teaching book and a valuable resource for students and scholars throughout the world.