Obama, Clinton, Palin: Making History in Election 2008 Liette Gidlow

ISBN: 9780252093654

Published: May 14th 2014

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194 pages


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Obama, Clinton, Palin: Making History in Election 2008  by  Liette Gidlow

Obama, Clinton, Palin: Making History in Election 2008 by Liette Gidlow
May 14th 2014 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 194 pages | ISBN: 9780252093654 | 7.77 Mb

Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Sarah Palin smashed through some of the most enduring barriers to high political office, but their exceptional candidacies did not come out of nowhere. In these timely and accessible essays, a distinguished group ofMoreBarack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Sarah Palin smashed through some of the most enduring barriers to high political office, but their exceptional candidacies did not come out of nowhere. In these timely and accessible essays, a distinguished group of historians explores how the candidates both challenged and reinforced historic stereotypes of race and sex while echoing familiar themes in American politics and exploiting new digital technologies._x000B_Contributors include Kathryn Kish Sklar on Clintons gender masquerade- Tiffany Ruby Patterson on the politics of black anger- Mitch Kachun on Michelle Obama and stereotypes about black womens bodies- Glenda E.

Gilmore on black womens century of effort to expand political opportunities for African Americans- Tera W. Hunter on the lost legacy of Shirley Chisholm- Susan M. Hartmann on why the U.S. has not elected a female head of state- Melanie Gustafson on Palin and the political traditions of the American West- Ronald Formisano on the populist resurgence in 2008- Paula Baker on how digital technologies threaten the secret ballot- Catherine E.

Rymph on Palins distinctive brand of political feminism- and Elisabeth I. Perry on the new look of American leadership.



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