Sex, Gender and the Conservative Party

From Iron Lady to Kitten Heels

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ISBN: 978-1-349-32674-7 (Print) 978-0-230-35422-7 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Introduction

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      Chapter

      Pages 1-15

      Introduction

  3. Women’s Political Representation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Chapter

      Pages 19-35

      Conservatism, Representation and Feminization

  4. Women’s Descriptive Representation in the Conservative Party

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 37-37

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      Chapter

      Pages 39-61

      Women Members and the Party’s Women’s Organizations

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      Chapter

      Pages 62-84

      Conservative Legislative Recruitment

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      Chapter

      Pages 85-110

      Reforming Parliamentary Selection: Party Change, Parliamentarian and Party Member Attitudes

  5. Women’s Substantive Representation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 111-111

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      Chapter

      Pages 113-137

      Party Member Attitudes and Women’s Policy (by and for women?)

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      Chapter

      Pages 138-162

      Sex, Gender and Parliamentary Behaviour in the 2005 Parliament

  6. Feminization and Party Strategy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

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      Chapter

      Pages 165-181

      Feminization and Party Cohesion: Conservative Ideological Tendencies and Gender Politics

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      Chapter

      Pages 182-217

      The Feminization Strategy and the Electorate

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      Chapter

      Pages 218-234

      Conclusion

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 235-299