The Impact of Women in Political Leadership Positions

Sue Thomas

in Women and American Politics

Published in print February 2003 | ISBN: 9780198293484
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598944 | DOI:

Series: Gender and Politics

 The Impact of Women in Political Leadership Positions

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This chapter reviews existing research about women in political leadership positions, especially women public officials. Thomas proposes an agenda for future research that includes analysis of the impact of women leaders on policy issues and the political process as well as the psychological tools they utilize.

Keywords: leaders; leadership; policy; political process; public officials; women

Chapter.  9528 words. 

Subjects: US Politics

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