Gendered Politics

Gendered Politics

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This book explores women’s campaign strategies when they ran for state and national office in California from their first opportunity after state suffrage in 1911 to the advent of modern feminism in 1970. Although only 18 won, nearly 500 women ran on the primary ballots, changing the political landscape for both men and women while struggling against a collective forgetfulness about their work. Mostly white and middle-class until the 1960s, the women discussed… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Lexington Books (February 07, 2017)

Collection: Women in American Political History

Format: EPUB

Page count: 274 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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