Cracking the highest glass ceiling : a global comparison of women's campaigns for executive office / Rainbow Murray, editor ; foreword by Pippa Norris.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2010.
Description
xx, 267 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Subject(s)
Related name
Series
Women and minorities in politics. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: gender stereotypes and media coverage of women candidates / Rainbow Murray -- "She's not my type of blonde": media coverage of Irene Sáez's presidential bid / Magda Hinojosa -- Madonna and four children: Ségolène Royal / Rainbow Murray -- 18 million cracks in the glass ceiling: the rise and fall of Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign) / Dianne Bystrom -- Sarah Palin: "beauty is beastly?" : an exploratory content analysis of media coverage / Gina Serignese Woodall, Kim L. Fridkin, and Jill Carle -- "Either way, there's going to be a man in charge" : media representations of New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark /Linda Trimble and Natasja Treiberg -- How the Iron Curtain helped break through the glass ceiling: Angela Merkel's campaigns in 2005 and 2009 / Sarah Elise Wiliarty -- Ma Ellen: Liberia's iron lady? / Melinda Adams -- Renegotiating political leadership: Michelle Bachelet's rise to the Chilean presidency / Susan Franceschet and Gwynn Thomas -- Primera dama, prima donna?: media constructions of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in Argentina / Jennifer M. Piscopo -- Conclusion: a new comparative framework / Rainbow Murray.
ISBN
  • 9780313382482 (hard copy : alk. paper)
  • 0313382484 (hard copy : alk. paper)
  • 9780313382499 (ebook)
  • 0313382492 (ebook)
LCCN
2010014652
OCLC
548555697
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