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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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Assessing the Media's Impact on the Political Fortunes of Women

Assessing the Media's Impact on the Political Fortunes of Women

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Women and American Politics

Kim Fridkin Kahn

Oxford University Press

This chapter reviews existing research about the media's treatment of women in politics. Kahn suggests an agenda for future research that includes analysis of: news treatment of women public officials, the effectiveness of women candidates’ media strategies, gender differences in politicians’ relationship with the press, gender differences among journalists in reporting on political news, and the effects of media on the political socialization of children.

Keywords:   candidates, children, journalists, media, news, political socialization, public officials, women

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