Kristi Andersen: After Suffrage Women in Partisan and Electoral Politics before the New Deal American Politics and Political Economy Series



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1920 Most historians dismiss any contribution of women to the political landscape at that time but Kristi Andersen makes it clear that there were multiple Nsformed women's citizenship; at the same time women's independent partisan stance their focus on social welfare concerns and their se of new political techniues such as lobbying all helped to redefine politicsThis fresh nuanced analysis of women voters activists candidates and officeholders will interest scholars in political science and women's studiesIn this rich and engaging book Kristi Anderson presents a convincing argument that woman suffrage deserves greater scrutiny as a social cultural and political force in the development of American electoral and party politics Jane Junn Political Science arterl.

Although this book was a little dry it was an excellent source to nderstand what happened in the decade or so after women got the vote during suffrage in. Debunking conventional wisdom that women had little impact on politics after gaining the vote Kristi Andersen gives a compelling account of both the accomplishments and disappointments experienced by women in the decade after suffrage This revisionist history traces how despite male resistance to women's progress the entrance of women and of their concerns into the public sphere transformed both the political system and women themselvesAndersen shows how women's participation was based on a conception of women's citizenship as indirect and disinterested Gaining the right to vote campaign and run for office tra.

REVIEW After Suffrage Women in Partisan and Electoral Politics before the New Deal American Politics and Political Economy Series

Ontributions that were subtle yet long lasting She also highlights individual women who had an impact or were elected at the time including Eleanor Roosevel. YAnderson's innovation in this book is to change the dominant The Playboys Virgin (Australian Playboys uestion asked about American women's suffrage This book offers a much needed corrective to the conventional conception that the enfranchisement of women had no significant effect on American society Inderjeet Parmar Political StudiesAnderson's book is an excellent treatment and a sterling example of the value ofsing multiple research methods also steeped within a deep nderstanding of context culture and historic trends to explain something as complicated and nuanced as the impact of women's votes after suffrage Laura R Woliver Journal of Politics.