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We Will Be Heard [electronic resource]: Women's Struggles for Political Power in the United States

Jo Freeman
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2008.
Language
English
ISBN
9780742556072 (cloth : alk. paper), 0742556077 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780742556089 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0742556085 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Prologue : the search for political woman
  • The Iowa origins of organized Republican women
  • "One man, one vote, one woman, one throat" : women in New York City politics, 1890-1910
  • The rise of political woman in the election of 1912
  • All the way for the ERA : winning and losing in Virginia
  • The women who ran for president
  • Ruth Bryan Owen : Florida's first congresswoman
  • Marion Martin of Maine : a mother of Republican women
  • Gender gaps in presidential elections
  • Feminism and antifeminism in the Republican and Democratic Parties
  • Gender representation in the Democratic and Republican Parties
  • "Equality" vs. "protection" : setting the agenda after suffrage
  • How "sex" got into Title VII : persistent opportunism as a maker of public policy
  • Congressional passage of the Equal Rights Amendment
  • Comparable worth
  • Epilogue: the long road to Madame Speaker.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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