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Gender and Socialization to Power and Politics

1st Edition

By Rita Mae Kelly

Routledge

100 pages

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Hardback: 9780866566735
pub: 1986-01-01
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Description

This thought-provoking book illustrates how the interaction of childhood socialization and the reality of the adult woman’s life produces variations in political attitudes and in perceptions of available options for political behavior. Important suggestions for facilitating resocialization to feminism and increasing political participation are included.

Table of Contents

Contents Preface

  • Introduction
  • Toward Women’s Political Resocialization: Patterns of Predisposition in the Learning of Feminist Attidudes
  • Life Space and Gender Politics in an East Texas Community
  • Traditional and Nontraditional Mormon Women: Political Attitudes and Socialization
  • Socialization to Power: Questions About Women and Politics

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
POL029000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Policy
SOC010000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOC028000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
SOC032000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies