"This carefully selected collection of classic and cutting-edge essays provides an excellent overview of gender politics in comparative perspective. An invaluable resource for classroom use, this volume will introduce students to some of the very best theoretical and empirical scholarship on women and politics."--Susan J. Carroll, Professor of Political Science and Women's and Gender Studies and Senior Scholar at the Center for American Women and Politics, Rutgers University
"A long-needed reader that covers the key themes in the scientific study of gender and politics. Teachers and students in classes all over the world will no doubt appreciate the temporal and regional variations in this rich selection of articles."--Drude Dahlerup, Professor of Political Science and Director of Women in Politics Research Centre, Stockholm University
"Understanding women's electoral experience across time and regions is essential for the successful pursuit of equality. Women, Gender, and Politics: A Reader is an unprecedented tool in reaching this understanding. From social movements to political parties to comparative analysis, Krook and Childs lead us effectively on this journey."--Victoria A. Budson, Executive Director, Women and Public Policy Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
About the Author
Mona Lena Krook is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Washington University in St. Louis.
Sarah Childs is Professor of Politics and Gender at the University of Bristol.