Presidential Gender Watch 2016 spotlights the most recent and relevant scholarship on gender and executive office, focusing specifically on research related to presidential campaigns.
Selected Bibliography on Women and the Presidency
Anderson, Karrin Vasby. 2002. “From Spouses to Candidates: Hillary Rodham Clinton, Elizabeth Dole, and the Gendered Office of U.S. President.” Rhetoric & Public Affairs 5(1): 105-132.
Bystrom, Dianne, and Daniela V. Dimitrova. 2014. “Migraines, Marriage, and Mascara: Media Coverage of Michele Bachmann in the 2012 Republican Presidential Campaign.” American Behavioral Scientist 58 (9): 1169-82.
Carroll, Susan J. 2009. “Reflections on Gender and Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign: The Good, the Bad, and the Misogynic.” Politics & Gender 5: 1-20
Carroll, Susan J., and Kelly Dittmar. 2010. “The 2008 candidacies of Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin: cracking the ‘highest, hardest glass ceiling’.” In Gender and Elections: Shaping the Future of American Politics (2nd Ed.), eds. Susan J.Carroll and Richard L. Fox. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press.
Dittmar, Kelly, and Susan J. Carroll. 2014. “Cracking the ‘Highest, Hardest Glass Ceiling’: Women as Presidential and Vice Presidential Contenders.” In Gender and Elections: Shaping the Future of American Politics (3rd Ed.), eds. Susan J. Carroll and Richard L. Fox. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press.
Duerst-Lahti, Georgia. 2006. “Presidential Elections: Gendered Space and the Case of 2004,” Gender and Elections: Shaping the Future of American Politics, eds. Susan J. Carroll and Richard L. Fox. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Duerst-Lahti, Georgia. 2010. “Presidential Elections: Gendered Space and the Case of 2008.” In Gender and Elections: Shaping the Future of American Politics (2nd Ed.), eds. Susan J.Carroll and Richard L. Fox. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press.
Duerst-Lahti, Georgia. 2014. “Presidential Elections: Gender Space and the Case of 2012,” Gender and Elections: Shaping the Future of American Politics (3rd Ed.), eds. Susan J. Carroll and Richard L. Fox. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Falk, Erica and Kate Kenski. 2006. “Sexism Versus Partisanship: A new look at the question of whether America is ready for a woman president.” Sex Roles 54(7-8): 413-428.
Gordon, Ann and Jerry Miller. 2001. “Does the Oval Office Have a Glass Ceiling? Gender Stereotypes and Perceptions of Candidate Viability.” White House Studies 1(3): 325-336.
Heldman, Caroline, Susan Carroll, and Stephanie Olson. 2005. ” ‘She Brought Only a Skirt’: Print
Media Coverage of Elizabeth Dole’s Bid for the Republican Presidential Nomination.” Political Communication 22(3): 315-335.
Huddy, Leonie and Tony E. Carey Jr. 2009. “Group Politics Redux: Race and Gender in the 2008 Democratic Presidential Primaries.” Politics & Gender 5.
Junn, Jane. 2009. “Making Room for Women of Color: Race and Gender Categories in the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election.” Politics & Gender 5: 105-110.
Kenski, Kate and Erika Falk. 2004. “Of What is the Glass Ceiling Made?: A Study of Attitudes about
Women and the Oval Office.” Women and Politics 26 (2): 57-80.
Mandel, Ruth B. 2007. “She’s the Candidate! A Woman for President.” In Women and Leadership: The State of Play and Strategies for Change, eds. Barbara Kellerman and Deborah L. Rhode. Jossey-Bass.
McClain, Paula D., Niambi M. Carter, and Michael C. Brady. 2005. “Gender and Black Presidential Politics: From Chisholm to Moseley Braun.” Journal of Women, Politics & Policy 27(1-2): 51-68.
Miller, Melissa K., and Jeffrey S. Peake. 2013. “Press Effects, Public Opinion, and Gender: Coverage of Sarah Palin’s Vice-Presidential Campaign.” International Journal of Press/Politics 18 (4): 482-507.
Paul, David, and Jessi L. Smith. 2008. “Subtle Sexism? Examining Vote Preferences When Women Run Against Men for the Presidency.”Journal of Women, Politics and Policy 29(4): 451-76.
Rosenwasser, Shirley M. and Jana Seale. 1998. “Attitudes Toward a Hypothetical Male or Female Presidential Candidate–A Research Note.” Political Psychology 9 (4): 591-598
Streb, Matthew J., Barbara Burrell, Brian Frederick, and Michael A. Genovese. 2008. “Social Desirability Effects and Support for a Female American President,” Public Opinion Quarterly 72 (1): 76-89.