Why We Lost the ERA
In this work, Jane Mansbridge's fresh insights uncover a significant democratic irony - the development of self-defeating, contradictory forces within a democratic movement in the course of its struggle to promote its version of the common good. Mansbridge's book is absolutely essential reading for anyone interested in democratic theory and practice.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - juglicerr - LibraryThing
This is a fascinating look at why the Equal Rights Amendment failed to pass, looking particularly at Illinois. Mansbridge found that techniques that create a high profile, e.g. demonstrations, may ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Angelic55blonde - LibraryThing
This is a good book examining the Equal Rights Amendment and why it failed. It focuses on all the different opposition groups as well as the pro-ERA groups. It does have a slight bias but it is still worth the read for anyone who is interested in women's studies or the topic of the ERA. Read full review