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£65.00

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Published: 18 August 2016

320 Pages

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780190491420


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Women in Presidential Cabinets

Power Players or Abundant Tokens?

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

  • Presents conclusive evidence that suggests that women are not tokens in presidential cabinets
  • Draws from an original dataset that includes the backgrounds and credentials of 447 ministers in five presidential democracies
  • Systematically examines whether statistical differences in the background characteristics or sex of ministers plays a role in determining success
  • Demonstrates the surprising similarities in the factors affecting women's representation in the United States and four Latin American coutries
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