Osborn, Tracy L., 1975-

How women represent women political parties, gender, and representation in the state legislatures / [electronic resource] : Tracy L. Osborn. - New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2012. - 1 online resource (xv, 228 p.) : ill.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

This title argues that political parties fundamentally structure the ways in which women legislators represent women's interests. Using original election, sponsorship and roll call data across the US state chambers, Osborn shows how parties shape the policy alternatives women offer.

9780199949397 (ebook) : No price

Women legislators--States.--United States
Women--Political activity--States.--United States
Party affiliation--States.--United States
Political parties--States.--United States
Women--Government policy--States.--United States
Women--Legal status, laws, etc.--States.--United States

HQ1236.5.U6 / O73 2012


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