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Routledge Library Editions: Women and Politics (9 Volume set) presents titles, originally published between 1981 and 1993. The set draws attention to the importance of women and how their presence and active involvement, in politics and related fields, during the twentieth century has been crucial throughout the world.

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Routledge Library Editions: Women and Politics: 9 Volume Set

Routledge Library Editions: Women and Politics: 9 Volume Set

1st Edition

Various
December 12, 2018

Routledge Library Editions: Women and Politics (9 Volume set) presents titles, originally published between 1981 and 1993. The set draws attention to the importance of women and how their presence and active involvement, in politics and related fields, during the twentieth century has been crucial...

Belle Moskowitz: Feminine Politics and the Exercise of Power in the Age of Alfred E. Smith

Belle Moskowitz: Feminine Politics and the Exercise of Power in the Age of Alfred E. Smith

1st Edition

Elisabeth Israels Perry
December 12, 2018

It is commonly believed that women’s entry into the political realm is a recent phenomenon. Originally published in 1992, Belle Moskowitz shatters that myth, restoring to history the career of a remarkable woman who achieved unprecedented influence and power in American politics many decades before...

Women and Peace: Theoretical, Historical and Practical Perspectives

Women and Peace: Theoretical, Historical and Practical Perspectives

1st Edition

Ruth Roach Pierson
December 12, 2018

Originally published in 1987, this book includes contributions from scholars and peace activists in the United States, Britain, Canada, Belgium, and the German Democratic Republic. These papers present, from a number of different perspectives, the experiences of women in relation to peace in North...

Gender Politics and Post-Communism: Reflections from Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

Gender Politics and Post-Communism: Reflections from Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

1st Edition

Nanette Funk, Magda Mueller
December 12, 2018

In the wake of communism’s decline, women’s concerns had become increasingly important in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Yet most discussions of post-communism changes had neglected women’s experiences. Originally published in 1993, this title was the first collection of its kind,...

Women, Power and Political Systems

Women, Power and Political Systems

1st Edition

Margherita Rendel
December 12, 2018

In their analyses of the role of women in politics, political scientists had tended to neglect the family and the labour market, thus ignoring a crucial aspect of women’s political activity. Originally published in 1981, this book shows that the family and the labour market are political...

The Politics of the Second Electorate: Women and Public Participation: Britain, USA, Canada, Australia, France, Spain, West Germany, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Eastern Europe, USSR, Japan

The Politics of the Second Electorate: Women and Public Participation: Britain, USA, Canada, Australia, France, Spain, West Germany, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Eastern Europe, USSR, Japan

1st Edition

Joni Lovenduski, Jill Hills
December 12, 2018

Prior to publication there had been little study of the political role of women. Gender had been seen only as a background variable in social surveys of political behaviour, and women had rarely been extensively or separately considered. Now, in essays specially written for this volume, first...

Access to Power: Cross-National Studies of Women and Elites

Access to Power: Cross-National Studies of Women and Elites

1st Edition

Cynthia Fuchs Epstein, Rose Laub Coser
December 12, 2018

Originally published in 1981, this book is composed of papers that describe and analyse women’s careers in government, business, and the professions. It examines women’s access to and participation in elite careers in the US, and in selected countries of western and eastern Europe – Britain, France...

Fabian Couples, Feminist Issues

Fabian Couples, Feminist Issues

1st Edition

Reva Pollack Greenburg
December 12, 2018

In the three decades before the First World War, the relationship between socialism and feminism was both curious and convoluted. Despite strong theoretical links between these ideologies, class and sex seem to have inspired conflicting loyalties and opposing demands. In Britain, the uniquely...

Women and the State: The Shifting Boundaries of Public and Private

Women and the State: The Shifting Boundaries of Public and Private

1st Edition

Anne Showstack Sassoon
December 12, 2018

In the late 1980s, despite the fact that the vast majority of women now had a dual role – in paid work and in the domestic realm – the world of work, the welfare state, and the domestic sphere were all still organized as though women’s place were primarily in the home. Though this contradiction...

Women in Foreign Policy: The Insiders

Women in Foreign Policy: The Insiders

1st Edition

Nancy E. McGlen, Meredith Reid Sarkees
December 12, 2018

Originally published in 1993, this title provides a unique insight into the challenges faced by the women who shaped United States foreign policy at the time. The authors examine the "Gender Gap" in beliefs between men and women in the State and Defense departments. Highlighted by interviews with...

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