TITLE

Women gain in state legislatures in USA

PUB. DATE
September 1990
SOURCE
Women's International Network News;Autumn90, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the increase of the number of women in state legislatures in the United States.
ACCESSION #
9611083557

 

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