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Women and Leadership Bibliography


Prepared and maintained by the Institute for Women’s Leadership Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

WOMEN AND POLITICS: U.S., Global Politics, and Human Rights

Balakrishnan, R. & Elson, Diane. The Economic Crisis is a Human Rights Issue. UK: Our Kingdom, 2008.

Bunch, Charlotte with P. Antrobus, S. Frost, and N. Reilly. “International Networking for Women’s Human Rights.” Global Citizen Action. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2001: 217-229.

Bunch, Charlotte , “Women’s Rights as Human Rights: Toward a Re-Vision of Human Rights.” Human Rights Quarterly (12). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1990: 486-498.

Carroll, Susan J. and Fox, Richard L. Gender and Elections: Shaping the Future of American Politics. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Coomaraswamy, Radhika. “Are Women’s Rights Universal? Re-Engaging the Local.” Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism. Wesleyan University Press, 2002.

Dujon, Diane and Ann Withorn, eds. For Crying Out Loud: Women’s Poverty in the United States. Boston: South End Press, 1996.

Jaywardenda, Kumari. Feminism and Nationalism in the Third World. Zed Books Ltd, 1986.

Lawless, Jennifer and Fox, Richard L."Why are Women Still Not Running for Political Office?" Issues in Governance Studies, 2008.

Mandel, Ruth B. She's the Candidate!: A Woman for President. Center for American Women and Politics, 2009. http://www.cawp.rutgers.edu/research/topics/ candidates.php

Pietila, Hikka. Engendering the Global Agenda: The Story of Women and the United Nations. UN Non Governmental Liaison Svc., 2002.

Sanbonmatsu, Kira, Susan J. Carroll, and Debbie Walsh. Poised to Run: Women's Pathways to the State Legislature. Center for American Women and Politics, 2009. learn more.


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