Why ERA failed : politics, women's rights, and the amending process of the constitution / Mary Frances Berry.
By: Berry, Mary Frances.Material type: TextSeries: Everywoman: Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1986Description: ix, 147 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0253365376; 9780253365378.Subject(s): Equal rights amendments -- United States | Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States | Women's rights -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Why ERA failed.DDC classification: 347.30287802632
|Item type||Current location||Call number||Status||Date due||Barcode|
|Book||University of Texas At Tyler Stacks - 3rd Floor||KF4758 .B45 1986 (Browse shelf)||Available||0000000452888|
Bibliography: p. 125-142.
The early history of the constitutional amendment process -- Adopting an income tax : the Sixteenth Amendment -- Generating an artificial consensus : Prohibition and its repeal -- Gaining woman suffrage : the Nineteenth Amendment -- Social reform between the wars : losing the Child Labor Amendment -- ERA : approval and early ratification campaigns -- ERA : extension, rescission, and failure -- Legal developments in the courts and in the states : the brooding omnipresence of ERA -- Losing consensus in the Congress.