Gender and the American presidency : nine presidential women and the barriers they faced / Theodore F. Sheckels, Nichola D. Gutgold, and Diana Bartelli Carlin

Author(s): Sheckels, Theodore F
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Subjects: Women presidential candidates--United States
Sex role--Political aspects--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2012
Series: Lexington studies in political communication
Lexington studies in political communication
LC Classification: H, HQ
Additional Authors: Gutgold, Nichola D
Carlin, Diana B., 1950-
Notes: LCCN: 2011050536
ISBN: 9780739166789 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0739166786 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780739166796 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0739166794 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780739166802
ISBN: 0739166808
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Preface -- Gender and the American presidency: nine presidential women and the barriers they faced -- Nancy Landon Kassebaum: the junior senator from Kansas with a mind of her own -- Dianne Feinstein: the loneliness of a moderate voice -- Barbara Mikulski: wrong style, wrong appearance -- Elizabeth Hanford Dole: a star surrogate -- Nancy D'Alesssandro Pelosi: tangled-up in stereotypes -- Olympia Snowe: seeking a sensible center -- Christine Gregoire: a competent communicator -- Kathleen Gilligan Sebelius: realizing America's promise -- Linda Lingle: forgotten politico in paradise -- Conclusion: what must a presidential woman be
Physical Description: x, 192 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 759916339
ISBN/ISSN: 9780739166789

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