Women and British party politics descriptive, substantive and symbolic representation by Sarah Childs

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women in politics -- Great Britain,
  • Women legislators -- Great Britain,
  • Representative government and representation -- Great Britain,
  • Women -- Great Britain -- Social conditions

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-198) and index.

Book details

StatementSarah Childs.
SeriesRoutledge advances in European politics -- 51
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1391.G7 C483 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21831907M
ISBN 100415366828, 020301944X
ISBN 109780415366823, 9780203019443
LC Control Number2007042971

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