Gender and Politics in the media

What Has Politics Done to Women? A Study in Pink

Sisterhood of the Unraveling Pants or What Has Politics Done to Women? Huffington Post “There’s a place in Hell reserved for women who don’t help other women.” Madeleine Albright, keynote speech at Celebrating Inspiration luncheon with the WNBA’s All-Decade Team, 2006. I’m not sure if we’re tired of that quote yet; it’s been used and used again, sometimes mangled beyond recognition, by women making a point about sisterhood and who we’re supposed to be rooting for.

A STUDY IN PINK: Convention Speeches Reveal Limited Political Roles for … The Horn (blog) Whether it’s their clothes or their all-American romances, political wives draw attention for everything except their politics. But this isn’t a case of gender stereotyping… it just reveals a larger gender hurdle.

Ann Romney, Michelle Obama use their star power to woo female voters The Hill During a cycle in which both presidential campaigns need to move the dial on the female vote, Michelle Obama and Ann Romney are making an obvious bid for their attention.

Women Voters Key for Obama’s Re-election … The First Lady’s speech highlights how, in a 50-50 nation, the narrative that wins this fight may …

Fox News poll: Obama ticket has edge after conventions wrap up Fox News The president receives a five percentage-point bounce among women and a 12-point bounce among independents, in a Fox News poll released Wednesday.

Political parties must look beyond gender – Kpessa Whyte Citifmonline A Research Fellow at the Institute of African Studies, Dr. Michael Kpessa Whyte has advised political parties to look beyond “just the gender identity and look more for other variables that may broadly appeal to the electorate.

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