Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



This item is printed to order. Items which are printed to order are normally despatched and charged within 5-10 days.

Published: 25 October 2018

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780190915728

Also Available As:


Bookseller Code (AJ)

A Seat at the Table

Congresswomen's Perspectives on Why Their Presence Matters

Kelly Dittmar, Kira Sanbonmatsu, and Susan J. Carroll

  • Examines the interactions of gender with race/ethnicity, party, geography, and other factors shaping legislative behavior
  • Makes a strong case for why women's representation matters in Congress and, more generally, in American politics
  • Written in an accessible style and provides engaging, first-hand accounts of what it is like for women to serve in Congress

Also of Interest