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Seminars in Urban Politics (POLSC 260): Journal Articles

Seminars in Urban Politics (POLSC 260)

Journals on Urban Issues

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Women AND politics AND ("municipal government" OR "local government") AND (U.S. OR "United States")

Examples of results (cited in APA style)

Smith, A. R., Reingold, B., & Owens, M. (2012). The Political Determinants of Women’s Descriptive Representation in Cities. Political Research Quarterly, 65(2), 315-329. doi:10.1177/1065912910395327

Shea, D. M., & Harris, R. C. (2006). Gender and Local Party Leadership in America. Journal Of Women, Politics & Policy, 28(1), 61-85. doi:10.1300/J501v28n01_04

Weikart, L. A., Chan, G., Williams, D. W., & Hromic, H. (2006). The Democratic Sex: Gender Differences and the Exercise of Power. Journal Of Women, Politics & Policy, 28(1), 119-140. doi:10.1300/J501v28n01_06

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