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Doing Politics Differently?

Women Premiers in Canada’s Provinces and Territories

edited by Sylvia Bashevkin

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Women have reached the highest levels of political office in Canada’s provinces and territories, but what difference has their rise to the top made? In Doing Politics Differently? leading researchers from across the country assess the track records of eleven premiers, including their impact on policies of particular interest to women and their influence on the tenor of legislative debate and the recruitment of other women as party candidates, cabinet ministers, and senior bureaucrats. By comparing the performance of women leaders and then contrasting it with the men who preceded and succeeded them, this innovative volume probes the importance of demographic diversity in top public office using a variety of powerful analytic lenses.

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Sylvia Bashevkin is a professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto. She has published widely on topics related to women in politics. She is the editor of Opening Doors Wider: Women’s Political Engagement in Canada (2009) and the author of Tales of Two Cities: Women and Municipal Restructuring in London and Toronto (2006). Her latest book is Women as Foreign Policy Leaders: National Security and Gender Politics in Superpower America (2018). Bashevkin’s distinctions include fellowship in the Royal Society of Canada, the Mildred Schwartz Lifetime Achievement Award in Canadian Politics from the American Political Science Association, and the Ursula Franklin Award in Gender Studies from the Royal Society.

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