Tea Party Women: Why They Join and Why They Matter

Tea Party Women: Why They Join and Why They Matter Sex Roles (2017) 76:121–122 DOI 10.1007/s11199-016-0703-1 BOOK REVIEW Tea Party Women. Mama Grizzlies, Grassroots Leaders, and the Changing Face of the American Right. By Melissa Deckman, New York, New York University Press, 2016. 384 pp. $35.00 (cloth, ebook). ISBN: 9781479866427 Margaret Power Published online: 7 November 2016 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016 For those who ask how any woman can possibly support— Sisterhood of Mommy Patriots,^ (I couldn’t make up this enthusiastically no less—a misogynist like Donald Trump (the name!) represents the more socially conservative strand of 2016 Republican nominee for U.S. President), this highly rel- right-wing politics. BSmart Girl Politics^ captures the more evant book provides some critical answers. It does so by fo- Libertarian element. Although they may differ on issues such as LGBT or reproductive rights, for example, they unite be- cusing on women in the contemporary U.S. Right, most spe- cifically those who have emerged as important figures in the hind policies that favor limited government, with opposition Tea Party movement. To write this book Melissa Deckman, to the Affordable Care Act high on both tendencies’ agenda, the author, conducted extensive research, including an impres- along with gun rights. sive number of interviews with http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Tea Party Women: Why They Join and Why They Matter

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2016 by Springer Science+Business Media New York
Subject
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
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0360-0025
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1573-2762
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10.1007/s11199-016-0703-1
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Sex Roles (2017) 76:121–122 DOI 10.1007/s11199-016-0703-1 BOOK REVIEW Tea Party Women. Mama Grizzlies, Grassroots Leaders, and the Changing Face of the American Right. By Melissa Deckman, New York, New York University Press, 2016. 384 pp. $35.00 (cloth, ebook). ISBN: 9781479866427 Margaret Power Published online: 7 November 2016 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016 For those who ask how any woman can possibly support— Sisterhood of Mommy Patriots,^ (I couldn’t make up this enthusiastically no less—a misogynist like Donald Trump (the name!) represents the more socially conservative strand of 2016 Republican nominee for U.S. President), this highly rel- right-wing politics. BSmart Girl Politics^ captures the more evant book provides some critical answers. It does so by fo- Libertarian element. Although they may differ on issues such as LGBT or reproductive rights, for example, they unite be- cusing on women in the contemporary U.S. Right, most spe- cifically those who have emerged as important figures in the hind policies that favor limited government, with opposition Tea Party movement. To write this book Melissa Deckman, to the Affordable Care Act high on both tendencies’ agenda, the author, conducted extensive research, including an impres- along with gun rights. sive number of interviews with

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