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Women in the American Political System : An Encyclopedia of Women As Voters, Candidates, and Office
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This book examines how women candidates, voters, and office holders shape U.S. political processes and institutions, lending their perspectives to gradually evolve American life and values.
• Presents up-to-date encyclopedic coverage of a subject of great importance: women's progress in closing the gender gap in political power
• Provides valuable context and illuminates specific areas of women's involvement in politics—for example, women as voters and women as local/state officeholders—in a nonpartisan way
• Offers both historical and current primary documents on the evolution of women in politics