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Women and American PoliticsNew Questions, New Directions$
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Susan J. Carroll

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780198293484

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198293488.001.0001

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Broadening the Study of Women's Participation

Broadening the Study of Women's Participation

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Women and American Politics

Martha A. Ackelsberg

Oxford University Press

This chapter reviews existing research on women's political participation outside electoral politics and traditional forms of participation. Ackelsberg suggests an agenda for future research that includes a focus on: the mobilization of women activists, the changes in consciousness that activism brings, the effectiveness of various strategies employed by activists, and the possible contributions of activism to resolving theoretical dilemmas.

Keywords:   activism, consciousness, political participation, women, women activists

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