Votes without leverage : women in american electoral politics, 1920-1970 (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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Votes without leverage : women in american electoral politics, 1920-1970

Author: Anna L Harvey
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 21998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Spanish
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This book attempts to solve an enduring puzzle in women's electoral politics. Namely why the increasing importance of women's votes in the 1920s did not imply increasing success for the lobbying  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna L Harvey
ISBN: 0521597439 9780521597432
OCLC Number: 1120365836
Description: 253 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. The legacy of female disenfranchisement; 2. The logic of policy change: voters, organizations, and institutions; 3. Testing competing hypotheses: pre- and post- suffrage in New York State, 1909-20; 4. The national race to mobilize women, 1917-32; 5. One step forward, two steps back: women in the parties, 1917-32; 6. The re-emergence of policy and party benefits for women, 1970-present; References.
Responsibility: Anna L. Harvey.

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'An excellent model of clear research design and execution.' Political Studies

 
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