Encyclopedia of women and American politics /

Other Authors: Ford, Lynne E.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Facts On File, c2008.
Series: Facts on File library of American history.
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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. Excerpted from Encyclopedia of Women and American Politics by Lynne E. Ford All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.