Making women count : a history of the Women's Electoral Lobby / Marian Sawer with Gail Radford.

Author
Sawer, Marian, 1946- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Sydney : UNSW Press, 2008.
Description
xvi, 317 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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"This is the first full-scale history of the Women's Electoral Lobby in Australia, which burst onto the scene of federal politics in 1972. It assesses WEL's significance as a policy actor and its attempts to shape public agenda, as well as the meaning of WEL for those involved and its impact on their lives. WEL is the women's organisation most often referred to in parliament and the media."--Provided by publisher.
Notes
Includes index.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p.301-308) and index.
Contents
The birth of WEL--Shifting frames--Organisational dilemmas--Working the media--Making government women-friendly--Economic and social policy--New horizons--Part of a continuous women's movement?
ISBN
  • 9780868409436 (pbk.)
  • 086840943X (pbk.)
LCCN
2008431696
OCLC
271783825
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