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A Multifaceted Approach to the Study of Black Descriptive Representation

Christopher J. Clark

in Gaining Voice: The Causes and Consequences of Black Representation in the American States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190933562
eISBN:
9780190933593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933562.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter motivates the book’s importance, talking specifically about the relevance of a multifaceted approach to the study of black state legislators in the 21st century. The descriptive ... More


Theories of Representation

Robert M. Alexander

in Representation and the Electoral College

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190939427
eISBN:
9780190939465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939427.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter details applicable theories of representation relative to the Electoral College. It examines how representation has been operationalized over time, paying specific attention to Hannah ... More


Introduction

Melody E. Valdini

in The Inclusion Calculation: Why Men Appropriate Women's Representation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190936198
eISBN:
9780190936235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936198.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Chapter 1 provides a brief overview of the central theory of this book: women’s political representation depends in part on whether men in power see a benefit to associating their political party or ... More


What’s Happened to the Gender Gap in Political Participation?: How Might We Explain It?

Nancy Burns, Kay Lehman Schlozman, Ashley Jardina, Shauna Shames, and Sidney Verba

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

At some point in the middle of the first decade of the twenty-first century, a stubbornly persistent gender gap in US political activity more or less vanished, fulfilling one part of the aspiration ... More


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