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Introduction: New Challenges, New Questions, New Directions

Susan J. Carroll and Debra J. Liebowitz

in Women and American Politics

Published in print February 2003 | ISBN: 9780198293484
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598944 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198293488.003.0001

Series: Gender and Politics

 Introduction: New Challenges, New Questions, New Directions

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This chapter suggests general research needs and directions for research on women and American politics. The authors call upon researchers to think in more complicated ways about the category “women,” employ a more diverse range of research methods, expand existing conceptions of the “political,” conduct research that is relevant to activists as well as academics, and add a comparative perspective to their work.

Keywords: activists; comparison; method; politics; research; USA; women

Chapter.  12726 words. 

Subjects: US Politics

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