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O'Connor, Karen 1952-

Overview
Works: 65 works in 266 publications in 1 language and 5,825 library holdings
Genres: History  Directories  Reference works  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works about Karen O'Connor
 
Most widely held works by Karen O'Connor
Gender and women's leadership : a reference handbook by Karen O'Connor( )

16 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides undergraduate students with an authoritative reference resource on leadership issues specific to women and gender. It covers historical and contemporary barriers to women's leadership and issues of gender bias and discrimination, but also places a strong focus on positive aspects and opportunities for leadership in various domains
No neutral ground? : abortion politics in an age of absolutes by Karen O'Connor( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces abortion as a political issue from the early 1800s through the 1990s, including key court cases, public and legal opinion, and the possibility of achieving resolution for an issue on which agreement is unlikely
American government : continuity and change by Karen O'Connor( Book )

64 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women's rights : the struggle for equality in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries by Nancy E McGlen( Book )

7 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American government : roots and reform by Karen O'Connor( Book )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understand American politics from past to present. American Government: Roots and Reform is guided by the belief that students must first understand the origins of American government in order to understand the issues facing the United States today. This bestselling text offers the strongest coverage of history and current events to study present political structures and behaviors in full constitutional and historical context. American Government: Roots and Reform not only helps students learn how our government evolved and how they can become more informed citizens but it also encourages them to discover that politics can be -- and most often is -- a good thing. MyPoliSciLab is an integral part of the O'Connor program. Key learning applications include MyPoliSciLab Video Series, Explorer and Simulations. - Publisher
Women's organizations' use of the courts by Karen O'Connor( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women, politics, and American society by Nancy E McGlen( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public interest law groups : institutional profiles by Karen O'Connor( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women and Congress : running, winning, and ruling by Karen O'Connor( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Containing vital insights into the role women play in Congress, Women and Congress: Running, Winning, and Ruling as a look into the political standing of female candidates and congresswomen. Chapters written by noted political scientists consider the challenges of being a congresswoman in the male-dominated political arena, illustrate the fundamental and advanced techniques vital to winning an election, and show how congresswomen have been most effective once in office."--BOOK JACKET
The essentials of American government : continuity and change by Karen O'Connor( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanying CD-ROM contains the full text of "American Government: Continuity and Change", with contextually-placed media icons that link students to additional resources directly related to key concepts in the text
American government : readings and cases( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gendering American politics : perspectives from the literature by Karen O'Connor( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of classic and contemporary readings, Gendering American Politics is a supplement in courses on women and politics and on American government. The text helps students gain an understanding of the current state of women and politics research. It shows how the field has developed over time, and what its future is likely to be."--Jacket
Essentials of American government : roots and reform by Karen O'Connor( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in the judicial process by Beverly B Cook( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essentials of American & Texas government : continuity and change by Karen J O'Connor( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American government by Karen O'Connor( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essentials of American and Texas government : roots and reform by Karen O'Connor( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gender and women's leadership : a reference handbook( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study guide to accompany American government : roots and reform by Janice Beecher( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American government : continuity and change by Karen O'Connor( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written with the belief that we must first understand how American government and politics have developed in order to fully understand them today, this ... book in American government, completely updated for its 2004 edition, continues to provide the most current and engaging introduction ... for this coure.-Back cover. In [this book, the authors] try to examine how the United States is governed today by looking not just at present behavior but also at the Framers' intentions and how they have been implemented and adapted over the years ... In addition to questions raised by the Framers, [the authors also] explore issues that the Framers could never have envisioned, and how the basic institutions of government have changed in responding to these new demands ... [The authors'] overriding concern is that students understand their government as it exists today, so that they may become better citizens and make better choices.-Pref
 
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No neutral ground? : abortion politics in an age of absolutes
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No neutral ground? : abortion politics in an age of absolutesAmerican government : continuity and changeAmerican government : roots and reformWomen, politics, and American societyPublic interest law groups : institutional profilesWomen and Congress : running, winning, and rulingThe essentials of American government : continuity and changeAmerican government : readings and cases
Alternative Names
Karen O'Connor (professor) Amerikaans politicologe

O'Connor, Karen J.

Languages
English (216)