In It to Win

Author: Lori Cox Han
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1628923288
Format: PDF
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When will the United States elect its first woman president? Many political observers believed that Hillary Clinton would win the White House in 2008, and many still believe she is a strong contender for 2016. Yet, while many believe that electing the first woman president is not a question of if, but who and when, media speculation on the topic has yet to move it from an interesting talking point to political reality. The question remains: Just how close are we to breaking this final political glass ceiling? By merging the two literatures of women and politics (especially women as candidates) and presidential campaigns and elections, a winning strategy for women candidates can emerge by analyzing what political science research tells us from past campaigns and what we can expect in the future.

Almost Madam President

Author: Nichola D. Gutgold
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739133712
Format: PDF, Mobi
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All around the world women are presidents and prime ministers, yet in America, we have yet to elect the first woman president. When Barack Obama accepted the nomination as the Democratic candidate for president in 2008, the media were quick to point out that Hillary Clinton lost. Yet Clinton won almost 18 million votes and was the first front- runner woman candidate. Almost Madam President: Why Hillary Clinton 'Won' in 2008 argues that Hillary Clinton gained more than she lost in her bid for the presidency. This book takes the reader on a rhetorical journey through Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign, focusing on Clinton's sophisticated "You Tube" style announcement speech, the debates, and the many notable stump speeches and media events on the campaign trail. Along the way Gutgold examines the obstacles and opportunities of women as presidential candidates.

Anticipating Madam President

Author: Robert P. Watson
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers
ISBN: 9781588261137
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Madam President? The question is not if, but rather when the United States will elect a female president - but timing may be the only certainty involved in shattering this most visible glass ceiling in U.S. society. Who will be included in the field of candidates for Madam President, and why? How will she have to position herself for a viable run at the Oval Office? Once in office, will she encounter gender-based biases in her handling of military and foreign affairs? Will Madam President blend seamlessly with the long line of Mr. Presidents - or will the very nature of the presidency be irrevocably changed? Anticipating Madam President's insightful blend of analysis, profiles, and interviews with prominent political women illustrates the realities of women in the upper echelons of public life, as well as the challenges likely to face a woman in one of the world's most powerful political positions.

Rethinking Madam President

Author: Lori Cox Han
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Pub
ISBN:
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?Informative and insightful.... The authors provide a compelling appraisal of the barriers that a woman US presidential candidate must confront and overcome in order to win nomination and election.? ?Sharon Z. Alter, William Rainey Harper College and Roosevelt University?In contrast to the typical, highly speculative ?madam president? discourse, this book offers concrete data and tools for assessing the changing accessibility of the Oval Office to women. A significant contribution, one that should find wide readership among scholars and frequent classroom adoption.? ?MaryAnne Borrelli, Connecticut CollegeFrom the political rumor mill to pop culture, all signs suggest that the United States is finally ready for a woman in the White House. But is the vision of an imminent Madam President truly in line with today?s political reality? Rethinking Madam President offers a critical assessment of the inroads made by female candidates into the previously male bastion of electoral success?exploring whether they actually apply to the presidency. The authors tackle a range of provocative issues: the conflation of the presidency with masculinity, particularly when it comes to security and military concerns; media coverage focusing, even today, on the novelty of a female candidate; public support for women that often evaporates in the voting booth; and more. Although Madam President is not an impossibility, they conclude, it would be a mistake to ignore the very significant hurdles that women still face on the path to the Oval Office.Lori Cox Han is professor of political science at Chapman University. Her publications include Women and American Politics and Governing from Center Stage. Caroline Heldman is assistant professor of political science at Occidental College.Contents: Is the US Really Ready for a Woman President??L.C. Han. Cultural Barriers to a Female Presidency in the US?C. Heldman. The Significance of Social and Institutional Expectations?S. Thomas and J.R. Schroedel. Shaping Women?s Chances: Stereotypes and the Media?G.S. Woodall and K.L. Fridkin. Masculinity on the Campaign Trail?G. Duerst-Lahti. Money and the Art and Science of Candidate Viability?V. Farrar-Myers. Political Parties: Advancing a Masculine Ideal?M. Conroy. Women as Executive Branch Leaders?K.M. Hult. Leadership Challenges in National Security?M. Bose. Conclusion: A Women in the White House? Never Say Never?A. Gordon.

How I Survived Middle School

Author: Nancy E. Krulik
Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 9780439900904
Format: PDF
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Jenny McAfee never thought of herself as a leader, but then again, Jenny had also never thought that her best friend, Addie Wilson, would ditch her for the Pops-- the most popular kids in school. When Jenny's friends hear that Addie is running unopposed for sixth grade class president, they know they have to do something and that means convincing Jenny to put her name on the ballot. If Jenny and her friends can't keep Addie from winning, the Pops will officially run the school. But can Jenny really stop the Pops?

Complete Book of Historic Presidential Firsts

Author: Michael Duvalle
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469123924
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book can serve as an important reference guide to political reporters, historians, students, elected and non-elected officials, political campaigners, game shows and trivia buffs while at the same time offer a historical profile of presidential first with fascinating tidbits and major events during the presidency of each president (first to forty-third) is in chronological order. The only vice president to serve two-full terms as President.[Jefferson] First sitting congressman to be elected president.[Garfield] First sitting senator to be elected president. [Harding] First president to die in office.[Harrison] First/only bachelor president.[Buchanan] First president to have blacks in the White House.[Lincoln] First to have telephone installed the White House.[Hayes] First/only president to be married in the White House.[Cleveland] First to install electricity in the White House.[Ben Harrison] First to create a war room in the White House, with maps.[ McKinley] First president to receive a Nobel Peace Prize.[Teddy Roosevelt] First president to introduce income tax.[Wilson] First/only president to be born on the Fourth of July.[Coolidge] The first/only president to be elected four times.[F. D. Roosevelt] The last president that was not a college graduate.[Truman] First president to travel in a nuclear-powered submarine.[Eisenhower] First/only Roman Catholic president.[Kennedy] The first president to visit all fifty states.[Nixon] The longest living president.[Ford] (93 years and 165 days) The first president that was born in a hospital.[Carter] Who was the oldest president when inaugurated. [Reagan] First son of a president to be reelected.[G.W. Bush] The first and only African American president. [Obama]

Madam President

Author: Sandra L. Carroll
Publisher: Abbott Press
ISBN: 1458214524
Format: PDF, ePub
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Megan Margo O’Brien dreams of becoming president of the United States—and in order to do so, she is willing to work. She begins her career in her home country, serving as Staff Judge Advocate in the Air Force JAG Corp. Following her service, she returns to private life and practices family law in St. Paul, Minnesota, eventually becoming the state’s first female senator. Along the way, she finds time for marvelously sensuous love affairs and eventually meets her one true love. Despite living in a man’s world, Megan believes in herself and her strengths. Through them, she develops a successful political career that carries her closer to her dream of the highest office in the land. Her determination turns her lifelong dream into reality, and in 2016 she becomes the first woman to be elected president of the United States. As one of the most powerful people in the world, Megan fights for equality for women and never bends beneath the pressure. Hear of her leadership—her world—in her own words as one woman breaks all the barriers.

Madam President

Author: Eleanor Clift
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415934329
Format: PDF, Mobi
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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Paving the way for Madam President

Author: Nichola D. Gutgold
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780739115930
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Profiles five women who ran for major party nominations in their quest to become president of the United States, chronicling their efforts to break the "glass ceiling" in politics.

Madam President

Author: Catherine Thimmesh
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547350503
Format: PDF
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Catherine Thimmesh’s inspiring look at the role of women in American politics—past, present, and future—is now available with updated sections on Hillary Rodham Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, and Nancy Pelosi. From the time our government was being formed, women have fought their way from behind the scenes to the center of power and decision making. So, why not a woman in the White House? Two thousand eight may be the year!