Candidates and Campaigns

In the Running: The New Woman Candidate

by Ruth B. Mandel
Beacon Press, 1981, paperback 1983, 280 pages 

This book describes the emergence of women as candidates for elective office in the United States in the 1970s. Using a journalistic perspective, it analyzes the campaign experiences of women who are running for federal, state, and local offices across the country. 

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Women Make a Difference

Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1983, 48 pages 

The report outlines steps which may be taken to expand women's participation in politics, focusing on those findings which are relevant and useful for women interested in seeking public office and for people who conduct programs to increase women's numbers in public life.

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