Women in Washington: Advocates for Public Policy

Women in Washington: Advocates for Public Policy

by Irene Tinker
     
 

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The book synthesizes the successes and failures of two decades in the struggle to improve the lives of American women through the political process. Many of the contributors have worked in federal government, and they consider such areas as education, employment, law and business — testifying to the wider social and political role that so-called 'women's

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The book synthesizes the successes and failures of two decades in the struggle to improve the lives of American women through the political process. Many of the contributors have worked in federal government, and they consider such areas as education, employment, law and business — testifying to the wider social and political role that so-called 'women's issues' have played in shaping American society since the early 1960s. This book is destined to shape the agenda of the women's movement for the next generation.

'...the text is a wonderful resource for students of political science, organizational change, and women's studies.' — Choice, May 1984

'Written in a lucid and jargon-free style, the book provide

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803920699
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Series:
SAGE Yearbooks on Women and Politics Series , #7
Pages:
309

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