Women in Politics, Women in Leadership

Edited by Peter John Loewen, Rosemarijn de Geus, Erin Tolley, and Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant

© 2020

Delving into the topic of gender and politics, this volume provides a comparative perspective of "what works" to promote women in politics today. Accessibly written, Women in Politics, Women in Leadership offers a comprehensive overview of the role women play in contemporary politics and pinpoints the reasons behind their underrepresentation. Discussing the challenges and opportunities women face when running for office, as well as their experiences in office and as political leaders, this book offers a broad and thoughtful overview of the pitfalls encountered by women in politics. Women in Politics, Women in Leadership features voices that articulate a path towards women’s political advancement and equality.

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This book sheds light on why the most powerful positions of political leadership remain outside the grasp of most women in Canada and around the world.

Women in Politics, Women in Leadership

Edited by Peter John Loewen, Rosemarijn de Geus, Erin Tolley, and Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant

© 2020

Delving into the topic of gender and politics, this volume provides a comparative perspective of "what works" to promote women in politics today. Accessibly written, Women in Politics, Women in Leadership offers a comprehensive overview of the role women play in contemporary politics and pinpoints the reasons behind their underrepresentation. Discussing the challenges and opportunities women face when running for office, as well as their experiences in office and as political leaders, this book offers a broad and thoughtful overview of the pitfalls encountered by women in politics. Women in Politics, Women in Leadership features voices that articulate a path towards women’s political advancement and equality.

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Product Details

  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.0in x 9.0in
  • Author Information

    Peter John Loewen is a professor in the Department of Political Science and the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto.


    Roosmarijn de Geus is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oxford.


    Erin Tolley is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto.


    Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant is an associate professor in the Department of Political Studies at Queen’s University.

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