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Palmer, Barbara, 1967-
Women and Congressional elections : a century of change / Barbara Palmer and Dennis Simon
Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, c2012
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 3rd Floor  HQ1236.5.U6 P36 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women -- Political activity -- United States -- History
Women legislators -- United States -- History
Women political candidates -- United States -- History
Subject United States. Congress -- Elections -- History
Physical Description xiv, 283 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-275) and index
Contents Preface -- Women of the early twentieth century -- A long slow road: the integration of women into Congress -- Arrested development: a history of careerism and incumbency -- Keeping it in the family: widows, daughters, and mothers -- Women as targets: understanding the competitive environment -- Red vs blue: a history of the party gap -- Demographics is destiny: where women are elected -- Women of the twenty-first century
NOTE 514906
Series Tower Center political studies
Alternate Author Simon, Dennis Michael

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