Will Women Ever Break the Political Glass Ceiling?
Political careers are still among the hardest for women to break into. There have been incredible social changes since 1940, with women taking increasing roles in business, the work force, law school, etc. But the rising trends in those career tracks do NOT apply to women entering Congress.
With more than 20 years of combined research experience, Professors Barbara Palmer and Dennis Simon go beyond the conventional wisdom as they explore the reasons behind the continuing underrepresentation of women in Congress.
Among their findings: