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Women as Political Leaders : Studies in Gender and Governing, Paperback / softback Book


Over the past several years, the fields of Leadership Studies and of Women's Studies have grown tremendously. This book, which is a series of case studies of women who have headed governments across the globe, will discuss the conditions and situations under which women rose to power and give a brief biography of each woman . A special chapter on why no U.S. woman has risen to the top, and a review of the political campaigns of Hillary Clinton, Michele Bachmann and others will be included.

This book will be of interest for courses in women and leadership, global politics and gender studies.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 364 pages, 1 Halftones, black and white; 10 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Gender studies: women
  • ISBN: 9781848729926

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