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Women and Congressional elections : a century of change

Author: Barbara Palmer; Dennis Michael Simon
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2012
Series: Tower Center political studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Combines a rich analytical narrative, data on nearly 40,000 candidates, and colourful stories from the campaign trail in the most thorough accounting of women's performance in House and Senate  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Palmer; Dennis Michael Simon
ISBN: 9781588268150 9781588268402 1588268152 1588268403
OCLC Number: 790739351
Notes: Preface. Women of the early twentieth century. A long slow road: the integration of women into Congress. Arrested development: a history of careerism and incumbency. Keeping it in the family: widows, daughters, and mothers. Women as targets: understanding the competitive environment. Red vs blue: a history of the party gap. Demographics is destiny: where women are elected. Women of the twenty-first century
Description: xiv, 285 s. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Women of the early twentieth century --
A long slow road: the integration of women into Congress --
Arrested development: a history of careerism and incumbency --
Keeping it in the family: widows, daughters, and mothers --
Women as targets: understanding the competitive environment --
Red vs blue: a history of the party gap --
Demographics is destiny: where women are elected --
Women of the twenty-first century
Series Title: Tower Center political studies
Responsibility: Barbara Palmer, Dennis Simon

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