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Becoming a Candidate by Jennifer L. Lawless

By Jennifer L. Lawless

changing into a Candidate: Political Ambition and the choice to Run for workplace explores the criteria that force political ambition on the earliest levels. utilizing information from a complete survey of millions of eligible applicants, Jennifer L. Lawless systematically investigates what compels yes electorate to pursue optional positions and others to balk on the idea. Lawless assesses own components, reminiscent of race, gender and kinfolk dynamics, that have an effect on an eligible candidate's chance of contemplating a run for workplace. She additionally makes a speciality of eligible applicants' specialist lives and attitudes towards the political system.

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