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Editors: Luther Burke
Book Description:
During the pasts two decades, US policymakers as well as many in the international community have increasingly recognized violence against women as a significant global health, human rights and security issues. This book is a compilation of CRS reports focused on women and women’s issues, including women in Congress from 1917 to 2018; legislative and legal developments in pay equity; developments in the law on sex discrimination and the United States Supreme Court; issues for Congress on women in combat; and US efforts to address global violence against women. (SNOVA)

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Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. Women in Congress, 1917-2018: Service Dates and Committee Assignments by Member, and Lists by State and Congress (pp. 1-148)
(Jennifer E. Manning and Ida A. Brudnick)

Chapter 2. Pay Equity: Legislative and Legal Developments (pp. 149-166)
(Jody Feder and Benjamin Collins)

Chapter 3. Sex Discrimination and the United States Supreme Court: Developments in the Law (pp. 167-200)
(Jody Feder)

Chapter 4. Women in Combat: Issues for Congress (pp. 201-238)
(Kristy N. Kamarck)

Chapter 5. U.S. Efforts to Address Global Violence against Women (pp. 239-246)
(Luisa Blanchfield)

Name Index (pp. 247-254)

Subject Index (pp. 255)

Total Pages: 257

      Women's Issues
   Binding: Softcover
   Pub. Date: 2018-August
   ISBN: 978-1-53614-049-1
   Status: AV
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
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