The Presidency and Women

The Presidency and Women

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a€œBy identifying the parallel emergence of the womena€™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.a€a€”Perspectives on Political Science a€œMartina€™s analysis provides overdue insight into the relationship between the presidency as an institution and women as a leading interest group.a€a€”National Journal1HE 1976 ELECTION led to a change in party control of the White House. ... both Democrat Jimmy Carter and Republican Gerald Ford established clear policy stands on such issues as the ERA, ... Yet in spite of the focus given to the ERA, both by activists in the 1970s and by scholars looking back at the womena#39;s ... The struggle for progress women had been making in the civil service, toward equal.

Title:The Presidency and Women
Author:Janet M. Martin
Publisher:Texas A&M University Press - 2009-09-13


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