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Gender and the American Presidency

Nine Presidential Women and the Barriers They Faced
Sheckels, Theodore F. (Book - 2012 )
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In Gender and the American Presidency: Nine Presidential Women and the Barriers They Faced, Theodore F. Sheckels, Nichola D. Gutgold, and Diana Bartelli Carlin invite the audience to consider women qualified enough to be president and explores reasons why they have been dismissed as presidential contenders. This analysis profiles key presidential contenders including Barbara Mikulski, Nancy Pelosi, Nancy Kassebaum, Kathleen Sebelius, Christine Gregoire, Linda Lingle, Elizabeth Dole, Dianne Feinstein, and Olympia Snowe. Gender barriers, media coverage, communication style, geography, and other factors are examined to determine why these seemingly qualified, powerful politicos failed to win the White House.
Authors: Sheckels, Theodore F.
Title: Gender and the American presidency
nine presidential women and the barriers they faced
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2012
Characteristics: x, 192 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
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 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
Summary: In Gender and the American Presidency: Nine Presidential Women and the Barriers They Faced, Theodore F. Sheckels, Nichola D. Gutgold, and Diana Bartelli Carlin invite the audience to consider women qualified enough to be president and explores reasons why they have been dismissed as presidential contenders. This analysis profiles key presidential contenders including Barbara Mikulski, Nancy Pelosi, Nancy Kassebaum, Kathleen Sebelius, Christine Gregoire, Linda Lingle, Elizabeth Dole, Dianne Feinstein, and Olympia Snowe. Gender barriers, media coverage, communication style, geography, and other factors are examined to determine why these seemingly qualified, powerful politicos failed to win the White House.
Additional Contributors: Carlin, Diana B. - 1950-�., -
Gutgold, Nichola D.
ISBN: 0739166808
9780739166802
0739166794
9780739166796
0739166786
9780739166789
Statement of Responsibility: Theodore F. Sheckels, Nichola D. Gutgold, and Diana B. Carlin
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-181) and index
Subject Headings: Sex role Political aspects United States Women presidential candidates United States
Topical Term: Sex role
Women presidential candidates
LCCN: 2011050536
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