Why ERA failed : politics, women's rights, and the amending process of the constitution (Book, 1986) [WorldCat.org]
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Why ERA failed : politics, women's rights, and the amending process of the constitution

Author: Mary Frances Berry
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1986.
Series: Everywoman.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analysis of the failure of the Equal Rights Amendment. Also reviews other unsuccessful and successful efforts to amend the Constitution.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Berry, Mary Frances.
Why ERA failed.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)631188346
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Frances Berry
ISBN: 0253365376 9780253365378 0253204593 9780253204592
OCLC Number: 13094190
Description: ix, 147 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The early history of the constitutional amendment process --
Adopting an income tax : the Sixteenth Amendment --
Generating an artificial consensus : Prohibition and its repeal --
Gaining woman suffrage : the Nineteenth Amendment --
Social reform between the wars : losing the Child Labor Amendment --
ERA : approval and early ratification campaigns --
ERA : extension, rescission, and failure --
Legal developments in the courts and in the states : the brooding omnipresence of ERA --
Losing consensus in the Congress.
Series Title: Everywoman.
Responsibility: Mary Frances Berry.

Abstract:

Analysis of the failure of the Equal Rights Amendment. Also reviews other unsuccessful and successful efforts to amend the Constitution.

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