Gendering American Politics: Perspectives from the Literature

Gendering American Politics: Perspectives from the Literature

By: Michael Fisher (author), Sarah Brewer (author), Karen J. O'Connor (author)Paperback

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Arguing that the field of women and politics has "come of age" and edited by best-selling author Karen O'Connor, this reader includes both classic and contemporary readings on women and politics and provides students with an understanding of current research in the area, a sense the evolution of the field of women and politics over time, and ideas of where the research is likely to go in the future.

Contents

Preface. I. Opening the Debate. 1. Sapiro, Virginia. 1981. "When are Interests Interesting? The Problem of Political Representation of Women." American Political Science Review 75: 701-716. 2. Diamond, Irene and Nancy Hartsock. 1981. "Beyond Interests in Politics: A Comment on Virginia Sapiro's When are Interests Interesting? The Problem of Political Representation of Women." American Political Science Review 75: 717-721. II. Confronting the Constitution. 3. DuBois, Ellen Carol. 1987. "Outgrowing the Compact of the Fathers: Equal Rights, Woman Suffrage, and the United States Constitution, 1820-1878." Journal of American History 74: 836-862. 4. McDonagh, Eileen Lorenzi. 1990. "The Significance of the Nineteenth Amendment: A New Look at Civil Rights, Social Welfare, and Woman Suffrage Alignments in the Progressive Era." Women & Politics 10: 59-94. 5. Mansbridge, Jane J. 1986. "Why We Lost the ERA." In Why We Lost the Era. Chicago, IL: University of Cambridge Press. 1-7. 6. MacKinnon, Catharine A. 1989. "Toward Feminist Jurisprudence." In Toward a Feminist Theory of the State. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 237-249. III. Participating in the Process. 7. Welch, Susan. 1977. "Women as Political Animals? A Test of Some Explanations for Male-Female Political Participation Differences." American Journal of Political Science 21: 711-730. 8.Costain, Anne N. 1992. "A New Women's Movement Emerges." Inviting Women's Rebellion: Political Process Interpretation of the Women's Movement. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press. 44-78. 9. Schlozman, Kay Lehman, Nancy Burns, and Sidney Verba. 1994. "Gender and the Pathways to Participation: The Role of Resources." Journal of Politics 56: 963-990. 10. Hardy Fanta, Carole. 1993. "Discovering Latina Women in Politics: Gender, Culture, and Participatory Theory." LatinaPolitics, Latino Politics: Gender, Culture, and Political Participation in Boston. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. 15-36. IV. Aiming for Office 11. Caroll, Susan J. 1985. "Political Elites and Sex Differences in Political Ambition: A Reconsideration." Journal of Politics 47: 1231-1243. 12. Costantini, Edmond. 1990. "Political Women and Political Ambitions: Closing the Gender Gap." American Journal of Political Science 34: 741-770. 13. Fox, Richard L. and Jennifer Lawless. 2003. "Family Structure, Sex-Role Socialization, and the Decision to Run for Office." Women and Politics 24: 19-48. 14. Palmer, Barbara and Dennis Simon. 2003. "Political Ambition and Women in the US House of Representatives, 1916-2000." Political Research Quarterly 56: 127-138. V. Listening for the Women's Voices. 15. Gurin, Patricia. 1985. "Women's Gender Consciousness." Public Opinion Quarterly 49: 143-163. 16. Conover, Pamela Johnston. 1988. "Feminists and the Gender Gap." Journal of Politics 50: 985-1010. 17. Cook, Elizabeth Adell and Clyde Wilcox. 1991. "Feminism and the Gender Gap-A Second Look." Journal of Politics 53: 1111-1122. 18. Norrander, Barbara. 1997. "The Independence Gap and the Gender Gap." Public Opinion Quarterly 61: 464-476. 19. Kaufmann, Karen M. and John R. Petrocik. 1999. "The Changing Politics of American Men: Understanding the Sources of the Gender Gap." American Journal of Political Science 43: 864-887. 20. Schreiber, Ronnee. 2002. "Injecting a Woman's Voice: Conservative Women's Organizations, Gender Consciousness, and the Expression of Women's Policy Preferences." Sex Roles 47: 331-342. VI. Finding a Place in the Political Parties. 21. Boneparth, Ellen. 1977. "Women in Campaigns: From Lickin' and Stickin' to Strategy." American Politics Quarterly 5: 289-300. 22. Fowlkes, Diane L., Jerry Perkins, and Sue Tolleson Rinehart. 1979. "Gender Roles and Party Roles." American Political Science Review 73: 772-780. 23. Freeman, Jo. 1986. "The Political Culture of the Democratic and Republican Parties." Political Science Quarterly 101: 327-356. 24. Sanbonmatsu, Kira. 2002. "Political Parties and the Recruitment of Women to State Legislatures." Journal of Politics 64: 791-809. VII. Running for Office. 25. Darcy, R., and Sarah Slavin Schramm. 1977. "When Women Run Against Men." Public Opinion Quarterly 41: 1-12. 26. Bullock, Charles S. III and Susan A. MacManus. 1991. "Municipal Electoral Structures and the Election of Councilwomen." Journal of Politics 53: 75-89. 27. Huddy, Leonie and Nayda Terkildsen. 1993. "Gender Stereotypes and the Perception of Male and Female Candidates." American Journal of Political Science 37: 119-147. 28. Kahn, Kim Fridkin. 1994. "The Distorted Mirror: Press Coverage of Women Candidates for Statewide Office." Journal of Politics 56: 154-173. 29. Dolan, Kathleen. 2001. "Electoral Context, Issues, and Voting for Women in the 1990s." Women & Politics 23(1/2): 21-36. VIII. Legislating for Women. 30. Werner, Emmy E. 1966. "Women in Congress, 1917-1964." Western Political Quarterly 19: 16-30. 31. Thomas, Sue. 1991. "The Impact of Women on State Legislative Policies." Journal of Politics 53: 958-976. 32. Kathlene, Lyn. 1994. "Power and Influence in State Legislative Policymaking: The Interaction of Gender and Position in Committee Hearing Debates." American Political Science Review 88: 560-576. 33. Rosenthal, Cindy Simon. "Gender Styles in State Legislative Committees: Raising Their Voices in Resolving Conflict". 34. Swers, Michele L. 1998. "Are Women More Likely to Vote for Women's Issue Bills Than Their Male Colleagues?" Legislative Studies Quarterly 23: 435-448. 35. Hawkesworth, Mary. 2003. "Congressional Enactments of Race-Gender: Toward a Theory of Raced-Gendered Institutions." American Politics Science Review 97: 529-550. IX. Judging Women. 36. Gruhl, John, Cassia Spohn, and Susan Welch. 1981. "Women as Policymakers: The Case of Trial Judges." American Journal of Political Science 25: 308-322. 37. Songer, Donald R., Sue Davis, and Susan Haire. 1994. "A Reappraisal of Diversification in the Federal Courts: Gender Effects in the Court of Appeals." Journal of Politics 56: 425-439. 38. Coontz, Phyllis. 2000. "Gender and Judicial Decisions: Do Female Judges Decide Cases Differently than Male Judges?" Gender Issues 18: 59-73. 39. O'Connor, Karen and Jeffrey Segal. 1990. "Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and the Supreme Court's Reaction to Its First Female Member." Women & Politics 10(2): 95-104. X. Governing Women. 40. Ferree, Myra Marx. 1974. "A Woman for President? Changing Responses: 1958-1972." Public Opinion Quarterly 38: 390-399. 41. Frankovic, Kathleen. 1988. "The Ferraro Factor: The Women's Movement, the Polls, and the Press." In The Politics of the Gender Gap. Ed. Carol M. Mueller. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications. 102-123. 42. Duerst-Lahti, Georgia. 1997. "Reconceiving Theories of Power: Consequences of Masculinism in the Executive Branch." In The Other Elites: Women, Politics, and Power in the Executive Branch. Ed. by MaryAnne Borrelli and Janet M. Martin. Boulder, CO: Lynne Reiner. 11-32. 43. Borrelli, MaryAnne. 1997. "Gender, Credibility, and Politics: The Senate Nomination Hearings of Cabinet Secretaries-Designate, 1975-1993." Political Research Quarterly 50: 171-197. 44. O'Connor, Karen, Bernadette Nye, and Laura van Assendelft. 1996. "Wives in the White House: The Political Influence of First Ladies." Presidential Studies Quarterly 26: 835-850. 45. Dolan, Julie. 2001. "Political Appointees in the United States: Does Gender Make a Difference?" PS: Political Science and Politics 34: 213-216.

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  • Number Of Pages: 352
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