Gerrymander sb. US 1868 (f. the family name Gerry) A method of arranging electoral districts so that one party will be enabled to elect more representatives than they could on a fair system. —Oxford Dictionary
Jocelynne Scutt’s insightful analyses of history, politics, and economics pervade this book. Writing across the scholarship on women, she brings to the fore the social and political gerrymander women face – whether it be in the areas of work, power and public recognition, or the realms of domestic violence, rape, pornography, prostitution or structural sexism.