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By Herbert N. Foerstel,Karen P. Foerstel

Climbing the Hill explores the background and present prestige of girls individuals and employees on Capitol Hill. It lines the tricky background of ladies in Congress, their gradual and painful route to political energy and their hopes and fears of this present day. It provides a accomplished research of women's good fortune on the polls and in the congressional hierarchy―legislatively, politically, and socially. via in-depth study and broad own interviews, the authors exhibit the deep-rooted sexual divisions in the U.S. Congress and the ongoing fight of girls to wreck into the previous boy community. The book's complete insurance is exclusive and updated and may be of curiosity to students, scholars, and layreaders.

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