Paperback: 260 pages
Publisher: UBC Press; Reprint edition (February 7, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 8.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 10894214
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook
In the last fifty years, many of the institutional and societal barriers keeping Canadian women from public office have disappeared. Yet today, women hold only a quarter of the seats in the House of Commons - a proportion that rose by just seven percentage points between 1993 and 2011. In this illuminating study, Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant examines a significant obstacle still facing women in political life: gendered media coverage. Based on interv...