Madam Presidents


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What happens after America elects its first female President? With history as their guide, Cristen and Caroline forecast to what extent a gender revolution in the Oval Office will affect long-term equality at large.

Episode Sources:

"Ladylike: Julia Gillard's misogyny speech" http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/ladylike-julia-gillards-misogyny-speech

"All these countries have had a female head of state (before the U.S.)" http://time.com/money/4362191/female-heads-of-state/

"All the countries that had a woman leader before the U.S." http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2016/06/politics/women-world-leaders/

"Clinton is set to make history, but female leaders are nothing new in other parts of the world" http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-women-leaders-0607-snap-story.html

"The US has a female presidential nominee for the first time. Here's why it took so long." http://www.vox.com/2016/6/9/11884430/hillary-clinton-global-woman-president

"Fear of a female president" http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/10/fear-of-a-female-president/497564/

"First woman to first woman" http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/07/26/opinion/campaign-stops/Hillary-Clinton-Convention-Day-2.html?list_item=first-woman-to-first-woman

"What do Clinton and Merkel have in common?" http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/01/opinion/what-do-clinton-and-merkel-have-in-common.html

"As good as it gets" https://www.theguardian.com/world/2001/jul/17/gender.uk

Academic Insights:

"Shattered, Cracked or Firmly Intact? Women and the Executive Glass Ceiling Worldwide." Farida Jalalzai. OUP USA. March 2013. https://books.google.com/books?id=Q5yOS_qcK2oC&dq

Recommended listening:

"Are female politicians better for women?" Stuff Mom Never Told You. May 20, 2013. https://www.stuffmomnevertoldyou.com/podcasts/are-female-politicians-better-for-women.htm

Recommended watching:

"OK Ladies, Now Let's Get Information." Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0AhzLEXWgY