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Foundations of Public Service: Related Publications

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  • Women in Congress

    • This Web site, based on the book Women in Congress, 1917–2006, contains biographical profiles of former women Members of Congress, links to information about current women Members, essays on the institutional and national events that shaped successive generations of Congresswomen, and images of each woman Member, including rare photos.
      Source: U.S. House of Representatives: History, Art and Archives

  • Women State Legislators: Past, Present and Future.

    • In 2001, with funding from the Barbara Lee Family Foundation, the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) surveyed female and male state legislators and compared the new data with prior CAWP research findings. The initial brief research reports include descriptions of women legislators today and comparisons with their male colleagues as well as with their 1988 counterparts.
      Source: Center for American Women and Politics (CAPW), Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

  • Keeping it Clean: Public Financing in American Elections by Steven M. Levin

    • This Center for Governmental Studies (CGS) report is the first comprehensive effort to analyze the effectiveness of state and local public campaign financing systems operating in the United States today.  Keeping it Clean summarizes major attributes of key public financing systems and analyzes available data, reports, press accounts and interviews with administrators, participants, advocates and opponents of these laws.
      Source: Center for Governmental Studies