The changing face of representation : the gender of U.S. senators and constituent communications

Fridkin, Kim L., author
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  • Creator Kim L. Fridkin and Patrick J. Kenney
  • Format Books
  • Publication Ann Arbor, Michigan : The University of Michigan Press, 2014. ©2014
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (255 p.)
  • ISBNs 9780472119233, 0472119230, 9780472120086, 0472120085
  • OCLC ocn877049853


  • Gender matters in communication, media portrayals, and citizens' attitudes toward senators


  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English


  • Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. The Senator's Gender and Representational Messages; Chapter 2. Measuring the Content and Impact of Representational Messages; Chapter 3. The Websites of Senators and Presentation of Self; Chapter 4. How the Senator's Gender Influences the Content of Press Releases; Chapter 5. Coverage of Senators in the Local Press; Chapter 6. Citizens' Understanding of Their U.S. Senators; Chapter 7. The Impact of the Senator's Gender during Reelection Campaigns; Chapter 8. The Changing Face of the U.S. Senate and Representational Messages; Appendixes; Notes; References
  • Index
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