Download e-book for iPad: Climbing the Hill: Gender Conflict in Congress by Herbert N. Foerstel,Karen P. Foerstel

By Herbert N. Foerstel,Karen P. Foerstel

ISBN-10: 0275949141

ISBN-13: 9780275949143

Climbing the Hill explores the heritage and present prestige of girls individuals and employees on Capitol Hill. It strains the tricky historical past of ladies in Congress, their sluggish and painful route to political strength and their hopes and fears of this present day. It provides a finished research of women's luck on the polls and in the congressional hierarchy―legislatively, politically, and socially. via in-depth learn and vast own interviews, the authors show the deep-rooted sexual divisions in the U.S. Congress and the continued fight of ladies to damage into the previous boy community. The book's accomplished insurance is exclusive and updated and should be of curiosity to students, scholars, and layreaders.

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