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Faculty Publications

JENNIFER L. LAWLESS

Lawless, Jennifer L. (2014) "Women Running for Office", In Robert A. Scott and Stephen M. Kosslyn (eds.) Emerging Trends in the Behavioral and Social Sciences, San Francisco: Wiley, forthcoming.

Lawless, Jennifer L., Richard L. Fox, and Gail Baitinger. (2014) "Why Women Don’t Run," In Sue Thomas and Clyde Wilcox (eds.) Women and Elective Office, 3rd Edition, New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

Fox, Richard L. and Jennifer L. Lawless. (2014) "Reconciling Family Roles with Political Ambition: The New Normal for Women in 21st Century U.S. Politics," Journal of Politics, forthcoming.

Lawless, Jennifer L. (2012) Becoming A Candidate: Political Ambition and the Decision to Run for Office, New York: Cambridge University Press.

Lawless, Jennifer L. (2011) "Twitter and Facebook: New Ways to Send the Same Old Message?" In Richard L. Fox and Jennifer Ramos (eds.) iPolitics, New York: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.

Fox, Richard L. and Jennifer L. Lawless. (2011)."Gendered Perceptions and Political Candidacies: A Central Barrier to Women's Equality in Electoral Politics," in American Journal of Political Science 55(1): 59-73.

Lawless, Jennifer L. and Sean M. Theriault. (2010) "Women in the U.S. Congress: From Entry to Exit," in Lois Duke Whitaker (ed.) Women in Politics: Outsiders or Insiders 5th Edition, Upper Saddle River: Prentice-Hall: pages 155-68.

Lawless, Jennifer L. (2010) The Republicans’ Sex Problem, Harvard International Review 32(2):4-5.

Lawless, Jennifer L. and Richard L. Fox. (2010) It Still Takes A Candidate: Why Women Don't Run for Office, New York: Cambridge University Press.

Lawless, Jennifer L. (2010) “U.S. Politics and Society: Women, Political Participation of.” The Encyclopedia of Political Science. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press.

Lawless, Jennifer L. (2010) "Women’s Leadership and Political Ambition: Why So Few Women Run for Office," in Karen O’Connor (ed.) Gender and Women’s Leadership: A Reference Handbook, Thousand Oaks: Sage: pages 50-7.

Lawless, Jennifer L. and Richard L. Fox. (2010) "Entering the Arena? Gender and the Decision to Run for Office," in Mona Lena Krook and Sarah Childs (eds.) (eds.), Women, Gender, and Politics: A Reader, New York: Oxford: Chapter 17.

Lawless, Jennifer L. and Richard L. Fox. (2010) "If Only They’d Ask: Gender, Recruitment, and Political Ambition," Journal of Politics, 72(2):310-36. 

Fowler, Linda and Jennifer L. Lawless. (2009) "Looking for Sex in All the Wrong Places: Press Coverage and the Electoral Fortunes of Gubernatorial Candidates," Perspectives 7(3):519-36.

Lawless, Jennifer L. (2009) "Sexism and Gender Bias in Election 2008: A More Complex Path for Women in Politics," Politics and Gender 5(1):70-80.

Lawless, Jennifer L. and Kathryn Pearson. (2008) "Competing in Congressional Primaries," In Beth A. Reingold (ed.) Legislative Women: Getting Elected, Getting Ahead, Boulder: Lynne Reinner: pages 21-40. 

Lawless, Jennifer L. and Kathryn Pearson. (2008) "The Primary Reason for Women’s Under-Representation: Re-Evaluating the Conventional Wisdom," The Journal of Politics 70(1):67-82.

Lawless, Jennifer L. and Richard L. Fox. (2008) "Why Are Women Still Not Running for Public Office?" Issues in Governance Studies, May, Number 14, Washington, DC: Brookings.

Lawless, Jennifer L. and Richard L. Fox. (2008) "Why Are Women Still Not Running for Office?" Brown Policy Reports, Providence: Taubman Center for Public Policy.

Lawless, Jennifer L. and Richard L. Fox. (2005) It Takes A Candidate: Why Women Don't Run for Office, New York: Cambridge University Press.

Lawless, Jennifer L. and Sean M. Theriault. (2005) "Will She Stay or Will She Go? Career Ceilings and Women’s Retirement from the U.S. Congress," Legislative Studies Quarterly 30(4):581-96.

Fox, Richard L. and Jennifer L. Lawless. (2005) "To Run or Not to Run for Office: Explaining Nascent Political Ambition," American Journal of Political Science 49(3):659-76.

Lawless, Jennifer L. and Sean M. Theriault. (2005) "Women in Congress: From Entry to Exit," in Lois Duke Whitaker (ed.) Women in Politics: Outsiders or Insiders? 4th Edition, Prentice-Hall: pages 165-81.

Lawless, Jennifer L. (2004) "Women, War, and Winning Elections: Gender Stereotyping in the Post September 11th Era," Political Research Quarterly 53(3):479-90.

Lawless, Jennifer L. and Richard L. Fox. (2004) "Why Don’t Women Run for Office?" Brown Policy Reports, Providence: Taubman Center for Public Policy.

Fox, Richard L. and Jennifer L. Lawless. (2004) "Entering the Arena? Gender and the Decision to Run for Office," American Journal of Political Science 48(2):264-80

Lawless, Jennifer L. (2004) "Politics of Presence? Congresswomen and Symbolic Representation," Political Research Quarterly 53(1):81-99.

Fox, Richard L. and Jennifer L. Lawless. (2003) "Family Structure, Sex-Role Socialization, and the Decision to Run for Office," Women and Politics 24(4):19-48.

Brody, Richard A. and Jennifer L. Lawless. (2003) "Political Ideology in the United States: Conservatism and Liberalism in the 1980s and 1990s," in R. Schultze, R. Strom and D. Eberle (eds.) Conservative Parties and Right-Wing Politics in North America, Opladen: Leske and Budrich: pages 53-77.

Fox, Richard L., Jennifer L. Lawless and Courtney Feeley. (2001) "Gender and the Decision to Run for Office," Legislative Studies Quarterly 26:411-35.

Lawless, Jennifer L. and Richard L. Fox. (2001) "Political Participation Among the Urban Poor," Social Problems 48:265-82.

Lawless, Jennifer L. and Richard L. Fox. (1999) "Women Candidates in Kenya: Political Socialization and Representation," Women and Politics 20(4):49-76.

Lawless, Jennifer L. and Richard L. Fox. (1997) "Why Women’s Voices Are Not Heard: Gender and Political Socialization in Kenya," Current World Leaders 40(6):86-105


KAREN O’CONNOR


O’Connor, Karen and Alixandra B. Yanus. (2010) "Judging Alone: Reflections on the Importance of Women on the Court," Politics & Gender 6(3):441-51.

O’Connor, Karen (ed). (2010) Gender and Women’s Leadership: A Reference Handbook, Thousand Oaks: Sawhat ge.

O'Connor, Karen and Alixandra B. Yanus. (2007) “Where Have all the Pro-Choice Lawyers Gone? An Analysis of Post-Roe Reproductive Rights Lawyering,” Law & Policy 29(3): 367-378.

O'Connor, Karen. (2006) "Women's Rights and Legal Wrongs: Sex Discrimination & The Supreme Court," in Lois Lovelace Duke, ed. Women in Politics: Outsiders or Insiders? 4th ed. (Prentice Hall):238-254.

O'Connor, Karen, Bernadette Nye, and Laura van Assendelft. (1996) "Wives in the White House: The Political Influence of First Ladies," Presidential Studies Quarterly (Summer 1996) 835-853. Reprinted in Gendering American Politics, Karen O’Connor, Sarah E. Brewer and Michael Philip Fisher, eds. (Longman 2006): 223-230.

O'Connor, Karen and Jeffrey Segal (1990) "Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and The Supreme Court's Reaction to Its First Female Member," Women & Politics 10(2): 95-104. Revised version of SPSA Convention paper that received Best Paper on Women and Politics Award. Reprinted in Women, Politics, and the Constitution, Naomi Lynn, ed. (Harrington Press 1990). Reprinted in Gendering American Politics, Karen O’Connor, Sarah E. Brewer and Michael Fisher, eds. (Longman 2006): 287-292.

“Advancing Young Women’s Leadership,” in 50 Ways to Improve Women’s Lives (Inner Ocean Press 2005): 79-82.

“Abortion Protests, Abortion Rights, and the Regulation of Speech: Hill v. Colorado,” in Gregg Ivers and Kevin T. McGuire, Creating Constitutional Change: Clashes over Power and Liberty in the Supreme Court (University of Virginia Press 2004): 195-214.

Women, Politics and American Society (5th edition) (Longman 2010) (co-authored with Nancy E. McGlen, Laura van Assendelft, and Wendy Gunther-Canada). [The first edition was published in 1995. The 1995 and 1998 editions were by McGlen and O’Connor.]

“For Better or Worse: Women and Women’s Rights in the Post 9/11 Climate,” in American Government in a Changed World: The Effects of September 11, 2001 (Longman 2003): 171-191.

“Madam President: Sooner or Later?,” in Robert P. Watson and Ann Gordon, eds. Anticipating Madam President (Lynn Reiner 2003): 207-218.

Women and Congress: Running, Winning, and Ruling (Haworth 2002) (editor).

The Supreme Court and the South,” Journal of Politics (August 2001): 701-716.

The Clinton Clones: Ginsburg, Breyer, and the Clinton Legacy,” Judicature 2001 84(5) (co-authored with Barbara Palmer): 262-273.

American Government: Readings and Cases (Longman 1999) (editor) (2nd edition) (Longman 2001).

“Attitudes Toward Women in the Workplace,” in Mark Ray Schmidt, ed. The 1970s (New York; Greenhaven Press 2000).

“Introduction: Women in American Politics,” in Jeffrey Schultz and Laura van Assendelft, eds. Encyclopedia of Women in American Politics (Oryx Press 1999): xii-xxviii.

“Breaking the Abortion Deadlock? Twenty-Five Years after Roe v. Wade,” Studies in American Political Development 12 (Spring 1998) (co-authored with Robin West, Patricia Ireland, and Eileen McDonagh): 204-228.

No Neutral Ground: Abortion Politics in an Age of Absolutes (Westview Press 1996).

"Beyond Legislative Lobbying: Women's Rights Groups and the Supreme Court," Judicature 67(3) (1983) (co-authored with Lee Epstein): 134-143. Reprinted in William Lasser, ed. An American Government Reader (D.C. Heath 1992). Reprinted in Elliot Slotnick, ed. Judicial Politics: Readings from Judicature (American Judicature Society 1992).

Public Interest Law Groups (Greenwood Press 1989) (co-authored with Lee Epstein).

Women's Rights: The Struggle for Equality in the 19th & 20th Centuries (Praeger Publishers 1983) (coauthored with Nancy E. McGlen).

"Sex and the Supreme Court: An Analysis of Support for Gender-Based Claims," Social Science Quarterly 64(2) (June 1983) (co-authored with Lee Epstein): 327-331.

"An Analysis of the U.S. Women's Rights Movement: Rights as a ‘Public Good,'" Women & Politics 1(1) (Spring 1980) (co-authored with Nancy E. McGlen): 65-81.

Women's Organizations' Use of the Courts (Lexington Books 1980).

"The Effects of Government Organization on Women's Rights: An Analysis of the Status of Women in Canada, Great Britain, and the United States," International Journal of Women's Studies 1 (November 1978) (co-authored with Nancy E. McGlen): 588-601.


KIMBERLY COWELL-MEYERS

Linking Women’s Descriptive and Substantive Representation in the American States,” with Laura Langbein, Politics & Gender Volume 5, Issue 04, December 2009, pp 491-518

Sheer Numbers: Critical Representation Thresholds and Women’s Political Representation,” with Karen Beckwith, Perspectives on Politics, vol. 5, no. 3: 553-565

Women in Northern Ireland Politics: Gender and the Politics of Peace-Building in the New Legislative Assembly,” Irish Political Studies, vol. 18, no. 1: 72-96

Gender, Power and Peace: A Preliminary Look at Women in the Northern Ireland Assembly,” Women & Politics, vol. 23, no. 3: 55-88


TODD A. EISENSTADT

Walking Together, but in Which Direction? Gender Discrimination and Multicultural Practices in Oaxaca, Mexico,” (with Michael Danielson).

DANNY HAYES

Hayes, Danny. (2011) "When Gender and Party Collide: Stereotyping in Candidate Trait Attribution, Politics & Gender," 7(2):133-65.

 

DAVID IAN LUBLIN

The Continuing Dominance of Traditional Gender Roles in Southern Local Elections” with Sarah Brewer, Social Science Quarterly 84 (June 2003): 379-96.

DIANE SINGERMAN

“Marriage and Divorce in Egypt: Financial Costs & Political Struggles.” Barbara Drieskens, ed. In "Le mariage en Moyen-Orient." IFPOCHE, Institut Français du Proche Orient, Beirut, 2008.

Restoring the Family to Civil Society: Lessons from Egypt.” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, 2:1 (Winter 2006): 1-32.

Rewriting Divorce in Egypt: Reclaiming Islam, Legal Activism, and Coalition Politics.” In Remaking Muslim Politics: Pluralism, Contestation, Democratization, Robert Hefner, ed., 161-188. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005.

“The Cost of Marriage in Egypt: A Hidden Variable in the New Arab Demography and Poverty Research.” Special Edition on “The New Arab Family,” Nick Hopkins, ed. Cairo Papers in the Social Sciences, 24 Spring 2001, 80-116. Co-authored with Dr. Barbara Ibrahim [issued in 2003].

“The Cost of Marriage in Egypt.” Special Edition on Marriage Patterns in the Arab World, al-Raida [The Pioneer: published by the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World, Beirut ]18-19, No. 93/94, (Spring/Summer 2001): 20-25, Co-authored with Dr. Barbara Ibrahim.

"Engaging Informality: Women, Work, and Politics in Cairo," in Middle Eastern Women and the Invisible Economy, ed. Richard A. Lobban, Jr., 262-286. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1998.

"Women, Networks, and the State." In "Gender, Politics, and the State: What do Middle Eastern Women Want?" Augustus Richard Norton, et. al., Middle East Policy. 3 (Summer 1997): 155-189.

"The Family and Community as Politics: The Popular Sector in Cairo." In Development, Change and Gender in Cairo: A View from the Household, eds. Diane Singerman and Homa Hoodfar. Indiana University Press, 1996.

Development, Gender and Change in Cairo: A View from the Household. Indiana University Press, 1996 (co-editor with Homa Hoodfar).

"Introduction: The Infitah, Development and Gendered Change." In Development, Change and Gender in Cairo: A View from the Household, eds. Diane Singerman and Homa Hoodfar. Indiana University Press, 1996 (co-authored).

"Where Has All the Power Gone? Women and Politics in Popular Quarters of Cairo," in Reconstructing Gender in the Middle East, eds. Fatma Müge Goçek and Shiva Bilaghi. Columbia University Press, 1995.

"Politics at the Household Level in a Popular Quarter of Cairo," Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, 13 (Summer 1990).

WPI_GOVT Faculty

Girls Just Wanna Not Run
Becoming A Candidate
Men Rule
It Still Takes A Candidate
Politics and Gender
Legislative Women
It Takes A Candidate
Women, Gender, and Politics
Women in Politics, Outsiders or Insiders
Women, Politics, and American Society
Gender and Women's Leadership
The Brookings Institution
American Journal of Political Science
Gendering American Politics
Political Research Quarterly
The Journal of Politics
Legislative Studies Quarterly
The Encyclopedia of Political Science
Harvard International Review
Anticipating Madam President
Why Are Women Still Not Running For Office
Perspectives on Politics
Social Science Quarterly