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By Alana Jeydel

Below what stipulations are political elites attentive to social events, and whilst do social activities achieve entry to political elites? This e-book explores this question with reference to the women's circulate within the US, asking lower than what stipulations are Congress and the presidency aware of the women's move, and whilst will the women's stream achieve entry to Congress and the presidency? The publication systematically compares the relation among political leaders and every of the 3 waves of the women's flow, 1848-1889, 1890-1928, and 1960-1985, in gentle of the political dynamics that every wave confronted. the writer makes use of views and strategies from the fields of Political technological know-how, Sociology, and background to demonstrate the ways that altering political dynamics impacted the conflict for either women's suffrage and the equivalent Rights modification. an important addition to the examine of women's historical past and American reviews, Political Women illlustrates the real roles that political leaders performed within the conflict for women's suffrage and the period and demonstrates the political savvy between ladies suffrage activists who well-known the institutional limitations found in the U.S. political approach and fought to beat them.

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1 in Chapter 4). It is classified as closed if all four indicators fall on the closed side (mid-high party unity, normal or extremely stable electoral conditions, unfavourable mass opinion and powerful party leaders). The POS is classified as modified open if three of the indicators fall in the open category, and it is classified as modified closed if three of the indicators fall in the closed category. It is classified as mixed if the indicators fall two and two. Regarding the presidency the POS is composed of two measures of electoral instability and mass opinion (there is no measure of party unity for the presidency and there are no party leaders for the President).

Tarrow, Power in Movement, p. 18. 51. Jenkins, The Politics of Insurgency, p. 22. 52. , p. 228. Theoretical context 19 53. McAdam, Political Process, p. 52. 54. ; Jenkins, The Politics of Insurgency; and Tarrow, Power in Movement. 55. McAdam, Political Process, p. 54. 56. Piven and Cloward, Poor People’s Movements. 57. , p. 91. 58. , p. 175. 59. , p. 34. 60. Ibid, p. 30. 61. , p. 34. 62. Tarrow, Power in Movement. 63. , p. 112. 64. , p. 172. 65. McAdam, Political Process. 66. , p. 55. 67 Costain, Inviting Women’s Rebellion, p.

The political opportunity structure The political opportunity structure (POS) that the woman’s movement faced during this wave differed between the Congress and the presidencies. Congress The POS for Congress during this wave varied between the two houses. There is no single POS for Congress as a whole. I do not expect the actions of the two houses to mimic one another. The House and the Senate are different bodies, which behave according to different rules, norms and procedures. Though they may react similarly to national electoral trends, it does not follow that their levels of party unity would be similar, or that their party leadership would behave similarly.

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