Women, politics, and power : a global perspective / Pamela Paxton, Melanie M. Hughes
by Paxton, Pamela Marie, The University of Texas at Austin; Hughes, Melanie M., University of Pittsburgh.Material type: BookPublisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : SAGE, c2014, 2013Edition: Second edition.Description: xvii, 459 p. : ill., photos., ports.; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781412998666 .Subject(s): Women -- Political activity -- Cross-cultural studies | Representative government and representation | Women -- Political activityDDC classification: 324.082 P342
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Spring 2015 Selected Accessions List -- Women's Studies
Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-420) and index.
List of figures, tables, and maps -- About the authors -- Preface -- Introduction to women in politics -- Women struggle for the vote : the history of women's suffrage -- Women struggle for representation : accessing positions of power -- Explaining the political representation of women culture -- Explaining the political representation of women social structure -- Explaining the political representation of women politics -- Explaining the political representation of women international factors -- Do women make a difference? -- Women from marginalized groups -- Regions : the West and the United States -- Eastern Europe and Central Asia -- Latin America and the Caribbean -- Middle East and North Africa -- Asia and the Pacific -- Sub-Saharan Africa -- Where do we go from here? : and how do we get there? -- References -- Glossary/index.