Women's political voice : how women are transforming the practice and study of politics / Janet A. Flammang

Author(s): Flammang, Janet A
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Subjects: Women--Political activity--United States--History
Political science--Research--United States
Feminist theory--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1997
Series: Women in the political economy
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: xiii, 419 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface: The Puzzle of the Feminist Capital
1. Women's Political Voice in Political Science: The Women's Movement Challenges Conventional Wisdom in the Academy 3
2. Women's Political Life in Santa Clara County: A Favorable Climate for Women's Political Activism 35
3. Political Mobilization: Women's Shift from Individual to Group Consciousness and Activity 57
4. Political Participation: Women's Civic Activity in Communities and the State 96
5. Political Recruitment: Women's Distinctive Path to Public Office 149
6. Policy Preferences and Political Style: Female Officials as Liberal Feminist Problems Solvers 196
7. Agenda Setting: Women Bring New Issues to Public Attention 253
8. Political Coalitions: The Hard Work of Sisterhood 297
Notes 357
Index 403
Notes: LCCN: 96035873
ISBN: 156639533X (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1566395348 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-401) and index
OCLC Number: 35521585
ISBN/ISSN: 156639533X