Why Movements Succeed or Fail
Opportunity, Culture, and the Struggle for Woman SuffrageeBook - 2001
Wyoming became the first American state to adopt female suffrage in 1869--a time when no country permitted women to vote. When the last Swiss canton enfranchised women in 1990, few countries barred women from the polls. Why did pro-suffrage activists in the United States and Switzerland have such varying success? Comparing suffrage campaigns in forty-eight American states and twenty-five Swiss cantons, Lee Ann Banaszak argues that movement tactics, beliefs, and values are critical in understanding why political movements succeed or fail. The Swiss suffrage movement's beliefs in consensus polit.
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2001
Characteristics: 1 online resource (308 pages)