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Women prime ministers

Gibbs, Richard.

Women prime ministers

by Gibbs, Richard.

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Published by Silver Burdett in Morristown, N.J .
Written in English

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  • Women prime ministers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Women prime ministers.,
  • Prime ministers.

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    Brieflypresents the career lives of Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Golda Meir, Indira Gandhi, and Margaret Thatcher, prime ministers of Sri Lanka, Israel, India, and Great Britain respectively.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Gibbs.
    SeriesIn profile
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD412.5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21334764M
    ISBN 100382066383
    OCLC/WorldCa9205198

      Within six years, she was Britain’s first female prime minister. Forty years later, it’s easy to undervalue the scale of that achievement. We are all Thatcher’s children – looking back at those early interviews, it’s hard to see how the ascendency of this fierce, determined woman was . The book ends with an account of her last days which is as gripping as anything in thriller fiction. But The Downing Street Years is as much an argument as it is a record or a series of character portraits. No prime minister of modern times has sought to change Britain and 3/5(3).

    Prime Minister of Iceland became Chair of the Council of Women World Leaders on Febru The Council of Women World Leaders is an independent, self-governing network of 77 current and former women Prime Ministers and Presidents established in by Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, President of Iceland (), the first woman in the world to be democratically elected president, Mary.   The Prime Ministers Reflections on Leadership from Wilson to May A landmark history of the men and women who have defined the UK's role in the modern world - and what makes them special - by a Westminster stalwart. The Prime Ministers covered in the book include /5(44).

    Should Women Be Ministers? “I HAVE been amazed and angered by the fact that nothing has changed for women, in terms of being ordained,” wrote a Catholic woman to the newspaper USA Today. Many people share her view. After all, in other religions women serve as ministers. Ms. Prime Minister offers both solace and words of caution for women politicians. After closely analyzing the media coverage of former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell; two former Prime Ministers of New Zealand, Jenny Shipley and Helen Clark; and Australia’s 27 th Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, Linda Trimble concludes that reporting both reinforces and contests unfair gender norms.


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