Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 September 2018

272 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190915735

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A Seat at the Table

Congresswomen's Perspectives on Why Their Presence Matters

Kelly Dittmar, Kira Sanbonmatsu, and Susan J. Carroll

  • Includes unprecedented insights from over three-quarters of the women serving in the 114th Congress
  • 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

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