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Congressional Women: Their Recruitment, Integration, and Behavior.

Author: Irwin N Gertzog
Publisher: Praeger, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2ND EDpapView all editions and formats

This is a revision and update of Gertzog's successful 1984 study of women in the United States Congress.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irwin N Gertzog
ISBN: 0275947416 9780275947415
OCLC Number: 1020203094
Notes: 2nd ed., rev. and upd. Praeger, 1995.
Contents: Preface Introduction Exploring a Small Universe Recruitment The Matrimonial Connection Changing Patterns of Recruitment Integration Women in the House: Incremental Integration Access to Informal Channels of Communication: Women and House Caucuses Access to Leadership Positions Behavior Changing Legislative Opportunities Issues Affecting Women: Changing Legislative Priorities The Congresswomen's Caucus: Preliminaries The Congresswomen's Caucus: Early Years The Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues: Survival and Growth Past, Present, and Future Changing Gender and Legislative Roles Appendix A: Women Elected to the House of Representatives, 1916-1993 Appendix B: Southern and Non southern Widows Receiving Major Party Nominations, 1916-1993 Appendix C: Questionnaire Administered to Twenty-four Representatives in the 95th Congress and Forty-five in the 103rd Congress Appendix D: Congresswomen in Secondary Leadership Positions, 1947-1994 Bibliography Index


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