Helping Ourselves to Power
A Handbook for Women on the Skills of Public Life
A self-help manual for women in the skills of entering politics, the aim of which is to encourage women to enter the arena of public life and to provide them with the theory and tools for practice to increase their confidence. The advice given will be of immense use to women everywhere, ranging from the very practical - how to write a press release or survive speaking in public - to detailed discussion of how a political party conference might be organized. Exercises for individuals and small groups are given to enable the reader to practice each of the skills covered.
For anyone involved with women's studies, politics, women's organizations.