Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

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Political Representation

Political Representation Publication - Women in Boston Politics

Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy. 2014. Latina Political Leadership in Massachusetts. Fact Sheet. (September).

Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy. 2014. Women's Municipal Leadership in Massachusetts: Snapshot of Cape Cod. Fact Sheet. (March).

Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy. 2013. Women’s Political Leadership in Boston. Fact Sheet. (November).

Ransford, Paige and Meryl Thomson. 2012. Will Women Gain Seats? Fact Sheet. 

Ransford, Paige, Meryl Thomson and Sarah Healey. 2012.  Women's Political Leadership in Massachusetts. Fact sheet.

Ransford, P. & Thomson, M. (2011) "Moving through the Pipeline: Women’s Representation in Municipal Government in the New England Region of the United States," in: Barbara Pini and Paula McDonald (eds.), Women Voice and Representation in Local Government. New York & London: Routledge.     Order here.

Ransford, Paige and Miriam Lazewatsky. 2008. Women’s Municipal Leadership in Massachusetts.(March). Fact sheet.

Hardy-Fanta, Carol, and Kacie Kelly. 2007. Women of Talent: Gender and Government Appointments in Massachusetts, 2002–2007. Research Report. Boston: Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy and the Massachusetts Government Appointments Project (MassGAP), McCormack Graduate School, University of Massachusetts Boston (November).

Lien, Pei-te, Dianne M. Pinderhughes, Carol Hardy-Fanta, and Christine Marie Sierra. 2007. "The Voting Rights Act and the Election of Nonwhite Officials." PS: Political Science & Politics 40(3): 489-94.

Ransford, Paige Carol Hardy-Fanta, and Anne Marie Cammisa. 2007. “Women in New England Politics: History and Current Status.” New England Journal of Public Policy. (Spring).

Hardy-Fanta, Carol. 2007. A Benchmark Report on Diversity in State and Local Government. Research Report. Boston: Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy, McCormack Graduate School, University of Massachusetts Boston. (February).

Hardy-Fanta, Carol, ed. 2006. Intersectionality and Politics: Recent Research on Gender, Race, and Political Representation in the United States. New York: Haworth Press.

Hardy-Fanta, Carol, Pei-te Lien, Dianne M. Pinderhughes, and Christine Marie Sierra. 2006. "Gender, Race, and Descriptive Representation in the United States: Findings from the Gender and Multicultural Leadership Project." Journal of Women, Politics & Policy 28(3/4): 7-41.

Hardy-Fanta, Carol, and Paul Watanabe. 2006. Transformation and Taking Stock: A Summary of Selected Findings from the McCormack Graduate School Diversity Survey. A Collaborative Project of the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies, Institute for Asian American Studies, Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, and the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture. Research Report. Boston: McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston.

Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy. 2005. Quick Facts about Women in Mass Politics. Fact Sheet. (March).

Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy. 2005. Women & Politics on Cape Cod & the Islands. Fact Sheet. (March).

Petersen, Kristen A., Carol Hardy-Fanta, and Karla Armenoff. 2005. As Tough As It Gets": Women in Boston Politics, 1921-2004. Boston: Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, McCormack Graduate School, University of Massachusetts Boston. (March).

Hardy-Fanta, Carol. (Ed.). 2003. Women in New England Politics: A Profile and Handbook for Action. Boston: Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy and Center for Social Policy, McCormack Graduate School, University of Massachusetts Boston. (October).

Balash, Corrina Joy, Tsige Negash, and Erika Kates. 2003. “State Profile: Connecticut.” Women in New England Politics: A Profile and Handbook for Action. (October).

Bouchard, Mary, and Mariamawit Sileshi. 2003. “State Profile: New Hampshire.” Women in New England Politics: A Profile and Handbook for Action. Monograph. (October).

Cammisa, Anne Marie. 2003. “ New England Women in Politics: A Regional Overview.” Women in New England Politics: A Profile and Handbook for Action. Monograph. (October).

Cardozo, Carol L., Nuvia Ball-Burrell, Brenda Pedraze, and Barbara Miranda. 2003. “State Profile: Massachusetts.” Women in New England Politics: A Profile and Handbook for Action. (October).

Goodwin, Elizabeth, Deborah A. Hogan, and Carol Hardy-Fanta. 2003. “State Profile: Rhode Island.” Women in New England Politics: A Profile and Handbook for Action. (October).

Griswold, Katherine, Sarah Nichols, Linda Skurchak, Susanna Dilliplane, and Denise Riebman. 2003. “State Profile: Maine.” Women in New England Politics: A Profile and Handbook for Action. (October).

Hardy-Fanta, Carol. 2002. Latinos in Massachusetts: Political Representation. Who’s in Charge? Appointments of Latinos to Policymaking Offices and Boards in Massachusetts. Fact Sheet: Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy. (April).

Hardy-Fanta, Carol. 2000. A Latino Gender Gap? Evidence from the 1996 Election. Milenio. Number 2. (February).

Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy. 1997. Political Profile of Women in Massachusetts. Fact Sheet.

Hardy-Fanta, Carol. 1997. “Beyond the Gender Gap: Women of Color in the 1996 Election.” Paper prepared for delivery at the 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association Washington, D.C., August 28–31.

Hardy-Fanta, Carol. 1997. Latino Electoral Campaigns in Massachusetts: The Impact of Gender. Research Report: Gastón Institute.

Hardy-Fanta, Carol. 1996. Directory of Latino Candidates in Massachusetts, 1968-1994. Gastón Institute. (June).

Hardy-Fanta, Carol. 1996. Speaking from Experience: A Handbook of Successful Strategies by and for Latino Candidates in Massachusetts. Gastón Institute.

Sherman, Elizabeth, and Susan Rohrbach. 1996. Opportunities and Dilemmas for Women Elected Officials in Massachusetts.

Hardy-Fanta, Carol. 1995. “ Latina Woman and Political Leadership: Implications for Latino Community Development.” New England Journal of Public Policy Part I, Vol. 11, No. 1 (Spring/Summer): 220-235.test


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