Chapter 11. Politics, Motherhood, and Madame President

  1. Amy Marcus-Newhall2,
  2. Diane F. Halpern3 and
  3. Sherylle J. Tan3
  1. Jane Swift

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305272.ch11

The Changing Realities of Work and Family: A Multidisciplinary Approach

The Changing Realities of Work and Family: A Multidisciplinary Approach

How to Cite

Swift, J. (2008) Politics, Motherhood, and Madame President, in The Changing Realities of Work and Family: A Multidisciplinary Approach (eds A. Marcus-Newhall, D. F. Halpern and S. J. Tan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305272.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Scripps College, USA

  2. 3

    Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children, Claremont McKenna College, USA

Author Information

  1. Former Governor of Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405163453

Online ISBN: 9781444305272

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Keywords:

  • politics, business, and legal system - effect of work–family integration;
  • getting more women into political pipeline and electing a woman president;
  • Is the US ready to elect a Woman President?;
  • politics and motherhood;
  • women to run for public office - scrutinized more closely by media;
  • differences in media coverage - media portrays women and men political candidates differently;
  • voter perceptions of women as political CEOs;
  • work and family integration;
  • MPA program for re-entering moms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Is the US Ready to Elect a Woman President?

  • Differences in Media Coverage

  • Voter Perceptions of Women as Political CEOs

  • Work and Family Integration

  • Proposals to Improve Work-Family Integration in Public Sector Jobs

  • Conclusions

  • References