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He Runs, She Runs

Why Gender Stereotypes Do Not Harm Women Candidates

Deborah Jordan Brooks

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Princeton University Press
21 July 2013
Gender studies: women; Elections & referenda; Public opinion & polls
While there are far more women in public office today than in previous eras, women are still vastly underrepresented in this area relative to men. Conventional wisdom suggests that a key reason is because female candidates start out at a disadvantage with the public, compared to male candidates, and then face higher standards for their behavior and
By:   Deborah Jordan Brooks
Imprint:   Princeton University Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   340g
ISBN:   9780691153421
ISBN 10:   0691153426
Pages:   240
Publication Date:   21 July 2013
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Primary ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Deborah Jordan Brooks is associate professor of government at Dartmouth College. Previously, she was a senior research director at the Gallup Organization.

Reviews for He Runs, She Runs: Why Gender Stereotypes Do Not Harm Women Candidates

Winner of the 2014 Victoria Schuck Award, American Political Science Association Winner of the 2014 David O. Sears Book Award, International Society of Political Psychology Brooks argues that women candidates are not harmed by gender stereotypes, a position that challenges much of the conventional wisdom explaining why women candidates lose to male opponents. The book begins by outlining the accepted theories on why gender matters in political campaigns. The concise review is a nice summary of this body of research. --Choice


  • Winner of American Political Science Association: Victoria Schuck Award 2014
  • Winner of American Political Science Association: Victoria Schuck Award 2014.
  • Winner of David O. Sears Book Award, International Society of Political Psychology 2014
  • Winner of Victoria Schuck Award, American Political Science Association 2014

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