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Women and Political Participation

  • M. Margaret Conway (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 June 2001


This essay focuses on three questions: Why are so few women elected to public office in the United States? What theories might best explain that? Are the theories that explain patterns of women's office holding in one country useful in explaining patterns of office holding in other nations?

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PS: Political Science & Politics
  • ISSN: 1049-0965
  • EISSN: 1537-5935
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