The series Gender Politics, Global Issues features original research examining women's political participation and how gender affects the political life of democratic states. It encompasses a wide variety of approaches and methodologies to explore theoretically relevant topics pertaining to the interrelation of gender, politics, and policy, both in the United States and worldwide.
Gender and Social Capital
By Brenda O'Neill, Elisabeth Gidengil
November 08, 2005
The volume brings together a stellar group of contributors who examine the social capital thesis by means of four different approaches: theoretical, historical, comparative, and empirical. In the end, this book will serve to answer two fundamental questions which have hitherto been neglected: What ...
By Dianne G. Bystrom, Terry Robertson, Mary Christine Banwart, Lynda Lee Kaid
August 29, 2004
A poll as recently as 2000 revealed that a third of the population thinks there are general characteristics about women that make them less qualified to serve as president. As the public and the media rely on long-held stereotypes, female candidates must focus even harder on the way they want to ...