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Author Dodson, Debra L.

Title The impact of women in congress / Debra L. Dodson.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  328.73 D647I    Check Shelf
Description viii, 295 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Gender and politics
Gender and politics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [271]-284) and index.
Form Also available on the Internet to subscribing institutions.
Contents Introduction: the best of times, the worst of times -- Rethinking difference -- Capturing the process -- Representing women: the elite to elite connection -- Representing women: the constituency connection -- Reproductive rights: gender difference and the paradox of power -- Reproductive rights: redefining the meaning of critical mass -- Women's health: staying the course with a critical mass -- Women's health: a shelter in the storm -- Health care reform: the convergence of the politics of presence and the politics of ideas -- Health insurance reform: institutional structure, contingent meanings.
Subject Women -- Political activity -- United States.
Women legislators -- United States.
United States. Congress (103rd : 1993-1994)
United States. Congress (104th : 1995-1996)
United States -- Politics and government -- 1993-2001.
ISBN 0198296746 hardback
9780198296744 hardback
0198296738 paperback
9780198296737 paperback
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