The Best-Kept Secret: Women Corporate Lobbyists, Policy, and Power in the United States

The Best-Kept Secret: Women Corporate Lobbyists, Policy, and Power in the United States

by Denise Benoit

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ISBN-13: 9780813541532
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 07/10/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 182
File size: 994 KB

About the Author


Denise Benoit is an associate professor of sociology at the State University of New York, Geneseo.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     1
From Private to Public Interests: Women's Entrance into Corporate Lobbying     18
The Problem with No Name? Women's Interests, Corporate Power, and Public Policy     47
Warm Springs and Hot Topics at the Tax Alliance Retreat: Doing Gender and Doing Business     76
The Costs and Benefits of Family Ties     102
Women, Corporate Lobbying, and Power     126
Notes     143
References     147
Index     157

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