Encyclopedia of women and American politics

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Facts On File,
Pub. Date:
c2008.
Language:
English
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Encyclopedia of Women and American Politics contains all the material a reader needs to understand the role of women throughout America's political history. This informative A-to-Z volume contains more than 500 entries covering the people, events, and terms involved in the history of women and politics. Suitable for a high school and junior college audience, this comprehensive encyclopedia also provides a biography for every woman who has served in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Senate, and the Supreme Court.Broad topics, such as sexual harassment, are cross-referenced with key events and people who are relevant to the topic. Appendixes include a chronology of highlights in women's political history, as well as additional documents. Entries include:
  • Jane Addams
  • The birth control movement
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Domestic violence
  • Equal Rights Association
  • Betty Friedan
  • Glass ceiling
  • Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy
  • National League of Women Voters
  • Rosa Parks
  • Reproductive rights
  • Gloria Steinem
  • Suffrage
  • and many more.
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9780816054916
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