Studying Gender in U.S. Politics: Where Do We Go from Here?

  title={Studying Gender in U.S. Politics: Where Do We Go from Here?},
  author={Richard Fox},
  journal={Politics \& Gender},
  pages={94 - 99}
  • R. Fox
  • Published 1 March 2011
  • Political Science
  • Politics & Gender
The prominence and acceptance of gender as an important subject of inquiry in U.S. politics has been steadily growing in political science. Indeed, in the 1960s and 1970s, small sample sizes of women in politics and disdain from the disciplinary gatekeepers made the serious study of gender in U.S. politics difficult to pursue (Flammang 1997; Tolleson-Rinehart and Carroll 2006). The world is clearly different today, as gender politics courses are finding their way into undergraduate and graduate… 

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