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

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

Label
It takes a candidate : why women don't run for office
Title
It takes a candidate
Title remainder
why women don't run for office
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer L. Lawless, Richard L. Fox
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Serving as the first systematic, nationwide empirical account of the manner in which gender affects political ambition, and based on data from the Citizen Political Ambition Study, a national survey conducted on almost 3,800 potential candidates, this looks at why women are less likely than men to demonstrate political ambition
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lawless, Jennifer L.
Dewey number
320/.082
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HQ1236.5.U6
LC item number
L38 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fox, Richard Logan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Political participation
  • Women political candidates
  • Women
  • Sex role
  • Femmes en politique
  • Participation politique
  • Candidates (Élections)
  • Femmes
  • Rôle selon le sexe
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Political participation
  • Sex role
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women political candidates
  • United States
  • Politikerin
  • Kandidatin
  • Geschlechterrolle
  • Politische Beteiligung
  • Frau
  • USA
  • carrière politique
  • femme
  • candidat
  • Frau
  • USA
Label
It takes a candidate : why women don't run for office, Jennifer L. Lawless, Richard L. Fox
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-193) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Electoral politics : still a man's world? -- Representation, equality, and the study of gender in electoral politics -- Traditional gender socialization in the context of U.S. politics : the central argument and its implications -- Traditional family role orientations -- Masculinized ethos -- Gendered psyche -- Organization of the book -- 2. Explaining women's emergence in the political arena -- Women and elective politics : the numbers -- Existing explanations for women's underrepresentation -- Societal rejection and cultural evolution : the discrimination explanation -- Institutional inertia : the incumbency explanation -- The candidate eligibility pool : the pipeline explanation -- The missing piece : developing a theory of gender and political ambition -- The citizen political ambition study -- 3. The gender gap in political ambition -- Very much the same : gender, political participation, and political interest -- Very much different : gender and political ambition -- Stage one : considering a candidacy -- Stage two : deciding to enter the first race -- The "winnowing effect" -- The gender gap in elective office preferences -- Conclusion -- 4. Barefoot, pregnant, and holding a law degree : family dynamics and running for office -- Raised to be a candidate? -- Eligible candidates' family structure and roles -- Wife, mother, and candidate? : family roles as impediments to political ambition -- Are times changing? : generational differences in political ambition -- Conclusion -- 5. Gender, party, and political recruitment -- Eligible candidates' political attitudes and partisanship -- Who gets asked to run for office? -- Political recruitment and considering a candidacy -- Conclusion -- 6. "I'm just not qualified" : gendered self-perceptions of candidate viability -- The impact of self-perceived qualifications on political ambition -- Explanations for the gender gap in self-perceived qualifications -- The sexist environment -- Gender differences in defining political qualifications -- Different yardsticks for gauging political qualifications -- Conclusion -- 7. Taking the plunge : deciding to run for office -- Why would anyone run for office? : negative perceptions of the electoral environment and campaign process -- Gender and the decision to enter a race -- A side note on political culture and "structural" factors -- Prospective interest in running for office -- Conclusion -- 8. Gender and the future of electoral politics -- Summarizing the findings and forecasting women's representation -- Recasting the study of gender and elections -- Appendix A. The citizen political ambition study sample design and data collection -- Appendix B. The survey -- Appendix C. The interview questionnaire -- Appendix D. Variable coding
Control code
68045468
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 203 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511182815
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780511140884
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ebl244437
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)68045468
Label
It takes a candidate : why women don't run for office, Jennifer L. Lawless, Richard L. Fox
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-193) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Electoral politics : still a man's world? -- Representation, equality, and the study of gender in electoral politics -- Traditional gender socialization in the context of U.S. politics : the central argument and its implications -- Traditional family role orientations -- Masculinized ethos -- Gendered psyche -- Organization of the book -- 2. Explaining women's emergence in the political arena -- Women and elective politics : the numbers -- Existing explanations for women's underrepresentation -- Societal rejection and cultural evolution : the discrimination explanation -- Institutional inertia : the incumbency explanation -- The candidate eligibility pool : the pipeline explanation -- The missing piece : developing a theory of gender and political ambition -- The citizen political ambition study -- 3. The gender gap in political ambition -- Very much the same : gender, political participation, and political interest -- Very much different : gender and political ambition -- Stage one : considering a candidacy -- Stage two : deciding to enter the first race -- The "winnowing effect" -- The gender gap in elective office preferences -- Conclusion -- 4. Barefoot, pregnant, and holding a law degree : family dynamics and running for office -- Raised to be a candidate? -- Eligible candidates' family structure and roles -- Wife, mother, and candidate? : family roles as impediments to political ambition -- Are times changing? : generational differences in political ambition -- Conclusion -- 5. Gender, party, and political recruitment -- Eligible candidates' political attitudes and partisanship -- Who gets asked to run for office? -- Political recruitment and considering a candidacy -- Conclusion -- 6. "I'm just not qualified" : gendered self-perceptions of candidate viability -- The impact of self-perceived qualifications on political ambition -- Explanations for the gender gap in self-perceived qualifications -- The sexist environment -- Gender differences in defining political qualifications -- Different yardsticks for gauging political qualifications -- Conclusion -- 7. Taking the plunge : deciding to run for office -- Why would anyone run for office? : negative perceptions of the electoral environment and campaign process -- Gender and the decision to enter a race -- A side note on political culture and "structural" factors -- Prospective interest in running for office -- Conclusion -- 8. Gender and the future of electoral politics -- Summarizing the findings and forecasting women's representation -- Recasting the study of gender and elections -- Appendix A. The citizen political ambition study sample design and data collection -- Appendix B. The survey -- Appendix C. The interview questionnaire -- Appendix D. Variable coding
Control code
68045468
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 203 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511182815
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780511140884
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ebl244437
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)68045468

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