|ISBN: 978-1-58826-815-0 |
|ISBN: 978-1-58826-840-2 |
|2012/285 pages/LC: 2012010117|
Tower Center Political Studies
The authors go beyond the conventional wisdom as they explore the continuing underrepresentation of women in Congress. In the process, they show how the "rules of the game"—together with an important cluster of demographic characteristics that can make a district more or less "women friendly"—have shaped opportunities for female candidates across a century of US history.