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By Cindy Simon Rosenthal

From the 1st to 1 of the main recent--Jeannette Rankin (Montana, 1916) to Hillary Rodham Clinton (New York, 2001)--only 2 hundred ladies have ever served within the U.S. Congress. Have those particularly few girls replaced the predominantly masculine establishment during which they serve? Have girls as citizens, activists, employees, and contributors made a distinction? Edited via Cindy Simon Rosenthal, girls reworking Congress examines the expanding impression of girls on Congress and the ways that gender defines and shapes Congress as a political institution.Written by means of girls in politics and best students on Congress, the essays during this quantity transcend the constraints of previous examine via their different analytical techniques and singular old breadth. the quantity follows girls at the crusade path, in committee rooms, in ground debate, and in coverage deliberations the place formerly the focal point was once on men’s pursuits and actions. A gallery of pictures displaying outstanding ladies from their earliest years of involvement with Congress to the current enhances the essays.  

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