The Gendering of American Politics: Founding Mothers, Founding Fathers, and Political Patriarchy

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Contents
Prefaceix
Introduction : Founding Fathers and Founding Mothersxi
PART ONE: REMEMBER THE LADIES
1. Women's Exclusion from Politics3
2. The Case for Women's Inclusion25
3. The Doctrine of Republican Womanhood49
PART TWO: THE RANKS OF MEN
4. Disorderly Men71
5. A Small Governing Elite91
6. Weak Citizens and Gentleman Legislators113
CONCLUSION: THE FOUNDERS' LEGACY
7. America's Gendered Politics139
Notes165
Bibliography183
Index191

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Introduction - Founding Fathers and Founding Mothers xi
  • PART ONE Remember the Ladies 1
  • CHAPTER 1 - Women's Exclusion from Politics 22
  • CHAPTER 2 - The Case for Women's Inclusion 45
  • CHAPTER 3 - The Doctrine of Republican Womanhood 64
  • PART TWO - The Ranks of Men 69
  • CHAPTER 4 - Disorderly Men 89
  • CHAPTER 5 - A Small Governing Elite 110
  • CHAPTER 6 - Weak Citizens and Gentleman Legislators 134
  • Conclusion - The Founder's Legacy 137
  • Chapter 7 - America's Gendered Politics 139
  • Notes 165
  • Bibliography 183
  • Index 191
  • About the Author 195
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