The Presidency and Women: Promise, Performance, and Illusion

The Presidency and Women: Promise, Performance, and Illusion

by Janet M. Martin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1603441549

ISBN-13: 9781603441544

Pub. Date: 06/25/2009

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

“By identifying the parallel emergence of the women’s movement and the growth in the executive branch, Martin skillfully demonstrates how our political system can accommodate the demand for change and also maintain a stable government.”
Perspectives on Political Science  
 
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“By identifying the parallel emergence of the women’s movement and the growth in the executive branch, Martin skillfully demonstrates how our political system can accommodate the demand for change and also maintain a stable government.”
Perspectives on Political Science  
 
“Martin’s analysis provides overdue insight into the relationship between the presidency as an institution and women as a leading interest group.”—National Journal 
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603441544
Publisher:
Texas A&M University Press
Publication date:
06/25/2009
Series:
Joseph V Hughes Jr. and Holly O. Hughes Series on the Presidency and Leadership
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Boxes
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction3
Ch. 1Women and the Executive Branch: An Introduction and Historical Overview17
Ch. 2The Kennedy Administration: Advocating for Women - Esther Peterson and the President's Commission on the Status of Women49
Ch. 3The Johnson Administration: A Diferent Agenda - Inclusive Appointments87
Ch. 4The Nixon Administration: Women Establish a Lasting Presence in the White House Office123
Ch. 5The Ford Administration: The ERA Takes Center Stage167
Ch. 6The Carter Administration: Politics and Policy - A Turning Point for Women203
Ch. 7Conclusion: Promise and Illusion249
AppParty Platform Planks, 1896-2000259
Notes271
Bibliography327
Index339

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