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The private roots of public action [electronic resource] : gender, equality, and political participation / Nancy Burns, Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba.

By: Burns, Nancy, 1964-.
Contributor(s): Schlozman, Kay Lehman, 1946- | Verba, Sidney.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c2001Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 453 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780674029088 (electronic bk.); 0674029089 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Political participation -- United States | Women -- Political activity -- United States | Sex role -- United States | Social institutions -- United States | Participation politique -- �Etats-Unis | Femmes en politique -- �Etats-Unis | R�ole selon le sexe -- �Etats-Unis | Institutions sociales -- �Etats-Unis | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights | Politieke participatie | Sekseverschillen | Ongelijkheid | Frau | Politisches Engagement | Politische Beteiligung | Geschlechterrolle | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Private roots of public action.DDC classification: 323/.042/0973 Other classification: 89.57 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Citizenship and unequal participation -- Studying gender and participation: a brief discourse on method -- Civic activity: political and non-political -- The political worlds of men and women -- The legacy of home and school -- Domestic tranquility: the beliefs of wives and husbands -- Domestic hierarchy: the household as a social system -- The workplace roots of political activity -- The realm of voluntarism: non-political associations and religious institutions -- Gender, institutions, and political participation -- Gender, race or ethnicity, and participation -- Family life and political life -- What if politics weren't a man's game? -- Conclusion: The private roots of public action.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Citizenship and unequal participation -- Studying gender and participation: a brief discourse on method -- Civic activity: political and non-political -- The political worlds of men and women -- The legacy of home and school -- Domestic tranquility: the beliefs of wives and husbands -- Domestic hierarchy: the household as a social system -- The workplace roots of political activity -- The realm of voluntarism: non-political associations and religious institutions -- Gender, institutions, and political participation -- Gender, race or ethnicity, and participation -- Family life and political life -- What if politics weren't a man's game? -- Conclusion: The private roots of public action.

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