Power politics and diplomacy of women in politics and what to wear

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Power politics and diplomacy of women in politics and what to wear

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Never before has the media focused so intensely on women in power, analysing not just their leadership style but a woman’s right to govern and what she wears.

Fashion, Women & Power: The politics of Dress is a soon to released publication by the commissioning editor Dr Denise N Rall, a Southern Cross University Adjunct Research Fellow.

“The book brings together contributions by academics to offer a wide set of perspectives on women and their roles in powerful positions in Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain and the United States,” Dr Rall explains.

“From the United States comes the troublesome media stories engulfing two significant American Democratic first ladies, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Michelle Obama. Closer to home the media- spotlight focuses on leaders including Julia Gillard, Julie Bishop and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

Click here to read the full article published by Mirage News on 28 July 2020.

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