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Women in the club : gender and policy making in the Senate

Women in the club : gender and policy making in the Senate

Author: Michele L Swers
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In the run-up to the 2012 presidential election, Democrats and Republicans were locked in a fierce battle for the female vote. This book offers an exploration of how women are influencing policy and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michele L Swers
ISBN: 9780226022796 022602279X 9780226022826 022602282X
OCLC Number: 850065743
Description: 314 pages
Contents: Women and the new Senate club --
A stronger voice for women, children, and families? : gender identity and policy --
Making on women's issues --
Playing offense and defense on women's rights --
Replacing Sandra Day O'Connor : gender and the politics of Supreme Court --
Nominations --
Providing for the common defense : gender and national security politics in the post-9/11 world --
Gender and policy making in the new Senate club
Responsibility: Michele L. Swers


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"With Women in the Club, Michele L. Swers offers the first book-length analysis of the role of gender in the US Senate. Gender differences, she shows, are deeply and pervasively shaped by party Read more...

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