by Debra L. Dodson, Susan J. Carroll, and Ruth B. Mandel
Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1991, 32 pages
This report highlights and summarizes selected findings from CAWP's study of women state legislators and from the eleven CAWP-sponsored studies of women officeholders' impact conducted by individual scholars.
Women, Black, and Hispanic State Elected Leaders: The 1990 Symposium on the State of the States
Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Center for Public Service, University of Virginia
1991, 106 pages
In December 1990, more than sixty statewide officials, state legislators, other practitioners and scholars gathered for the fourth annual State of the States symposium. The symposium focused on the problems and possibilities that exist for women, Black and Hispanic elected officials. Issues discussed included campaigning and elections, changing political institutions, shaping state policy, and achieving leadership positions. Workshop summaries and participating scholars' papers are included in the report.
Center for American Women and Politics, 1982, 102 pages
A report from CAWP's second conference for women state legislators, held in June 1982 on Cape Cod under a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. A central focus of the conference was women's legislative caucuses and other ways for women to work together.
by Marilyn Johnson and Susan Carroll with Kathy Stanwick and Lynn Korenblit
Center for American Women and Politics, 1978, 71 pages
CAWP produced the first-ever directories of U.S. elected women, who were surveyed in 1975 and 1977. The directories included names, addresses and background data. Each directory included a statistical essay, also published as stand-alone documents, examining the numbers, personal characteristics, political backgrounds, issue orientations, and ambitions of women in federal, state, county, and local government as reported in the surveys.