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The Presidency and Women: Promise, Performance, and Illusion (Paperback)

The Presidency and Women: Promise, Performance, and Illusion By Janet M. Martin Cover Image
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“By identifying the parallel emergence of the women’s movement and the growth in the executive branch, Martin skillfully demonstrates how our political system can accommodate the demand for change and also maintain a stable government.”
Perspectives on Political Science  
 
“Martin’s analysis provides overdue insight into the relationship between the presidency as an institution and women as a leading interest group.”—National Journal 

 

About the Author


 JANET M. MARTIN is a professor of government in the department of government and legal studies at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.

Praise For…


“Martin’s work will interest scholars of the modern women’s movement and of the presidency."-Perspectives on Political Science


— Perspectives on Political Science

"Martin's analysis provides overdue insight into the relationship between the presidency as an institution and women as a leading interest group." -National Journal
— National Journal

“. . . well-researched and interestingly written”-Choice


— Choice

“ . . . her study of these five presidents and women fills a gap in presidential and gender studies.”-Journal of American History


— Journal of American History


Product Details
ISBN: 9781603441544
ISBN-10: 1603441549
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
Publication Date: September 13th, 2009
Pages: 368
Language: English
Series: Joseph V. Hughes Jr. and Holly O. Hughes Series on the Presidency and Leadership (Unnumbered)