Voting the gender gap / edited by Lois Duke Whitaker

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Subjects: Women--Political activity--United States--History--21st century
Voting--United States--History--21st century
Political participation--United States--History--21st century
Women political candidates--United States
Sex role--Political aspects--United States
United States--Politics and government--21st century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2008
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: x, 216 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction / Lois Duke Whitaker 1
1. The History of the Gender Gaps / Barbara Norrander 9
2. Women and the Polls: Questions, Answers, Images / Kathleen A. Frankovic 33
3. The Reemergence of the Gender Gap in 2004 / Cal Clark, Janet M. Clark 50
4. Security Moms and Presidential Politics: Women Voters in the 2004 Election / Susan J. Carroll 75
5. Women Voters, Women Candidates: Is There a Gender Gap in Support for Women Candidates? / Kathleen A. Dolan 91
6. Using Exit Polls to Explore the Gender Gap in Campaigns for Senate and Governor / Margie Omero 108
7. Parenthood and the Gender Gap / Laurel Elder, Steven Greene 119
8. Sources of Political Unity and Disunity among Women: Placing the Gender Gap in Perspective / Leonie Huddy, Erin Cassese, Mary-Kate Lizotte 141
9. The Gender Gap: A Comparison across Racial and Ethnic Groups / M. Margaret Conway 170
Conclusion: When Women Vote, Are Women Empowered? / Lois Duke Whitaker 185
Bibliography 191
Contributors 207
Index 211
Additional Authors: Whitaker, Lois Duke
Notes: LCCN: 2007048037
ISBN: 9780252033209 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0252033205 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780252075254 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0252075250 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-206) and index
Contents: Introduction / Lois Duke Whitaker -- The history of the gender gaps / Barbara Norrander -- Women and the polls : questions, answers, images / Kathleen A. Frankovic -- The reemergence of the gender gap in 2004 / Cal Clark and Janet M. Clark -- Security moms and presidential politics : women voters in the 2004 election / Susan J. Carroll -- Women voters, women candidates : is there a gender gap in support for women candidates? / Kathleen A. Dolan -- Using exit polls to explore the gender gap in campaigns for senate and governor / Margie Omero -- Parenthood and the gender gap / Laurel Elder and Steven Greene -- Sources of political unity and disunity among women : placing the gender gap in perspective / Leonie Huddy, Erin Cassese, and Mary-Kate Lizotte -- The gender gap : a comparison across racial and ethnic groups / M. Margaret Conway -- Conclusion: When women vote, are women empowered? / Lois Duke Whitaker
OCLC Number: 177019078
ISBN/ISSN: 9780252033209