Women in American Politics An Introduction by Brigid Harrison


Women in American Politics An Introduction by Brigid Harrison

WOMEN IN AMERICAN POLITICS: AN INTRODUCTION introduces provides both an introduction to women in politics and to American government in such a way that students unfamiliar with the structure and the processes of American government can gain enough familiarity to enable them to analyze women's role in American politics. The text includes the impact of many public policy issues on women.


1. Women in American Democracy. 2. Women and Public Opinion. 3. Women in Interest Groups. 4. Women and Political Action Committees. 5. Women and Political Parties. 6. Women voting, Elections, and Candidates. 7. Women in the American Congress. 8. Women in the Executive Branch. 9. Women in the Federal Judiciary. 10. Women and Public Policy Issues. Appendix A: The Declaration of Sentiments. Appendix B: Contact Information for Women's Political Organizations. Appendix C: Women members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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224 pages


Brigid Harrison
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11th September 2002



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