The Pursuit of Power Isn't Pretty

TitleThe Pursuit of Power Isn't Pretty
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsBaird, Julia
Start Page31
Pagination31 - 31
Date Published03/2008

This article presents the author's views of women as political leaders as she reflects on former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and current 2008 U.S. presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton. The author explores the balance some women leaders are able to strike between power and femininity, as well as how they can both defy stereotypes and use them to their advantage. The author also discusses clich├ęs and stereotypes of politically powerful women. (Publisher)

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