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The Political Consequences of Being a Woman

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ISBN-10: 0231103034
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Here, at last, is a data-based study that clearly delineates how stereotypes affect candidate campaign styles, media coverage, and voters' perceptions in senatorial and gubernatorial election campaigns. While the focus is on stereotypes of women candidates, the findings and conclusions have meaning for the full range of stereotypes that pervade the political thinking of millions of Americans.

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The Political Consequences of Being a Woman explores how women's perceived liabilities and capabilities make or, more often, break their campaigns.
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Product Details

  • Series: Power, Conflict, and Democracy: American Politics Into the 21st Century
  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press (April 15, 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0231103034
  • ISBN-13: 978-0231103039
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,336,887 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Dr. Jones VINE VOICE on July 20, 2010
Format: Paperback
This is a great example of relevant political science. Far too much is irrelevant to anyone beyond the strange fraternity of those label themselves as political scientists, and as a result, brand themselves as out of touch. Does being a woman matter when one is engaged in politics? Kahn finds that yes, being a woman does matter. Why? Mainly because being a woman ensures that any woman will be judged through the lens of gender stereotypes. Gender stereotypes compel individual women to display characteristics and traits that most associate with women. If any woman fails to conform to these stereotypes, they will be evaluated negatively by most Americans. This will result in their becoming unpalatable to the electorate. This is a well done book, backed up with a great deal of statistical evidence, so you can place some faith in what these authors are trying to accomplish. I would suggest this book to anyone who is interested in the topic. Get it and enjoy!!!!
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