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- Women in politics. Arenofsky, Janice // Career World;Apr/May96, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p14
Looks at where women stand in politics and how you can be active in the political process. Name of first woman to land a seat in Congress; When women became active in politics; When the National Women's Political Caucus was launched; Number of politically associated careers; What Senator...
- Women's groups to celebrate `power of the vote'. // Crain's Chicago Business;8/19/96, Vol. 19 Issue 34, p45
Reports on the holding of a event on August 25, 1996 in Chicago, Illinois by women's groups to celebrate women's suffrage and political involvement.
- Dixie politics: Boys clubs still prevail. Spaid, Elizabeth Levit // Christian Science Monitor;6/10/97, Vol. 89 Issue 136, p1
Comments on the small number of women who have been elected to political office in the southern states of the United States. Information on Representative Laura Hall; Trend where southern women are becoming more involved in politics; Significance of the conservatism in this region; Examples of...
- `We are that mythical thing called the public': Militant housewives during the great depression. Orleck, Annelise // Feminist Studies;Spring93, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p147
Discusses the extent and variety of working-class housewives' activism during the economic depression of the 1930s. Decline of standard of living; Labor leaders as key organizers; Maximizing women's economic power; Ethnic bonding and the growth of housewives' councils; Organizing against high...
- Women and clandestine politics in Iran, 1970-1985. Shahidian, Hammed // Feminist Studies;Spring97, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p7
Focuses on the clandestine political mobilization of women in Iran from 1970 to 1985. Periodization of women's participation in clandestine politics; Social factors affecting women's political involvement; Sex roles, socialization and political activism; Organizational life.
- Waiting for ms. president. Morris, Celia // Harper's Bazaar;Jul92, Issue 3367, p86
Contemplates the reasons why a woman has yet to run for and win the race for the American presidency. How the political system in America is less conducive for women candidates, in contrast to parliamentary democracies elsewhere that have elected women as national leaders; Efforts of women to...
- The Impact of Women on State Legislative Policies. Thomas, S. // Journal of Politics;Nov91, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p958
Offers preliminary answers to questions concerning women in public office by examining the relationship between the percentage of women in state legislatures and their policy priorities. Also examines the impact women legislators have on overall legislative policy. Findings show that women do...
- Does being male help? An investigation of the effects of candidate gender and campaign coverage... Kahn, Kim Fridkin // Journal of Politics;May92, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p497
Examines the possibility that the news media, by covering male and female candidates differently, may influence the success of female candidates. Research design; Results; Conclusions.
- Women in politics. // Lesbian News;Jan97, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p16
Presents captions of lesbians in the political arena. Women include San Diego City Councilmember Christine Kehoe and Human Rights Campaign executive director Elizabeth Birch.
- Through the glass ceiling. English, Deirdre // Mother Jones;Nov/Dec92, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p49
Reports that for decades women tried to shatter the lid placed over their political gains, but now they are on the verge of finally breaking through and achieving some real political influence over the issues the affect them. How the Democrats hailed 1992 as the `Year of the Woman'; Hillary...