Civic and Political Activism

Elected Women Organize: Statewide Associations

by Wendy S. Strimling 
Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1986, 40 pages 

This report examines the status of statewide associations of elected women in twelve states. The associations bring women together across party lines and from all levels of office.

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Women's PACs

by Katherine E. Kleeman 
Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1983, 28 pages

This monograph, based on information gathered at a meeting with representatives of fourteen political action committees which solely or primarily support women candidates, describes some of the key questions faced by such groups, and illustrates the varied ways in which they have answered these questions.

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Political Women Tell What It Takes

by Kathy A. Stanwick
Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
1983, 37 pages

This report focuses on the roles that political parties, women's organizations, and individual women have played in recruiting and supporting women candidates and appointees. 

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Candidate Recruitment
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Political Parties
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Women Political Appointees

Women's Organizations in the Public Service: Toward Agenda Setting

by Diane Rothbard Margolis and Kathy Stanwick 
Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1980, 114 pages

This report identifies organizations of women public officials across the country and examines their goals and agendas, describing the founding of these organizations, their structures, their relationships with parent organizations, their reasons for forming, and their programs.

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Leaders of Organizations of Women Public Officials: Report from a Conference

by Diane Rothbard Margolis
Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1980, 31 pages

A report from CAWP's 1980 conference in Washington, D.C., attended by seventy-five leaders representing over forty organizations of women in politics and government. This conference was conducted under a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Lobbying in New Jersey

This instructional handbook from 1978 describes the process of lobbying within a state legislative framework, listing resources from that time necessary to plan and carry out an effective lobbying campaign and explaining the legal requirements surrounding advocacy when the handbook was written. 

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Voluntary Participation Among Women in the United States: A Selected Bibliography, 1950-1976

Center for American Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1976, 35 pages
 

This bibliography cites materials dealing with the nature and extent of U.S. women's voluntary activities and affiliations from 1950-1976.

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