"Gendering Politics and Policy" discusses in depth how women and women's perspectives are changing politics and policy, in both the United States and around the world. This compelling resource surveys a range of issues and methodologies to bring the most recent gender issues, politics, and policies into clear focus. Top feminist scholars and theorists from several disciplines explore the latest in gender mainstreaming, gender budgeting, citizenship, social capital, and the gender gap in various cultures and countries. "Gendering Politics and Policy" provides case studies of different policy areas, techniques, and political practice as it highlights issues important for women and women's issues around the world. The book's three main sections include detailed looks at politics and gender issues in the United States, policies of concern for women in Latin America and Europe, and women's agendas in the United Nations. This book is extremely useful as a teaching tool for students by surveying a wide range of vital issues and methodologies of gender development, women and politics, women and public policy, and women in international politics. The text is extensively referenced, and includes several tables and figures to clearly present data and ideas. "Gendering Politics and Policy" is illuminating reading for educators, advanced undergraduate and graduate students in women's studies, political science, and public policy, as well as policy researchers and women leaders around the world.