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Chapter 1. Introduction 3 Cindy Simon Rosenthal Chapter 2. Knowing Congress as a Gendered Institution: Manliness and the Implications of Women in Congress 20 Georgia Duerst-Lahti Chapter 3. Representing Women: Congresswomen's Perceptions of Their Representational Roles 50 Susan J. Carroll Chapter 4. Congress and the Transformation of the Women's Movement 69 Anne Costain and Heather Fraizer Chapter 5. Women's Changing Pathways to the U.S. House of Representatives: Widows, Elites, and Strategic Politicians 95 Irwin N. Gertzog Chapter 6. Women as Candidates in Congressional Elections 19 Richard E. Matland and David C. King Chapter 7. Are Women Candidates Transforming Campaign Communication? A Comparison of Advertising Videostyles in the 1990S 146 Dianne Bystrom and Lynda Lee Kaid Chapter 8. Female Legislators and the Women's Rights Agenda: From Feminine Mystique to Feminist Era 170 Christina Wolbrecht Chapter 9. The Gendering of Cancer Policy: Media Advocacy and Congressional Policy Attention 240 Karen M. Kedrowski and Marilyn Stine Sarow Chapter 10. Transforming the Agenda: Analyzing Gender Differences in Women's Issue Bill Sponsorship 260 Michele L. Swers Chapter 1l. Women, Committees, and Institutional Change in the Senate 284 Laura W. Arnold and Barbara M. King Chapter 12. Transforming Policy from the Inside: Participation in Committee 316 Noelle H. Norton Chapter 13. Invisible Power: Congressional Staff and Representation behind the Scenes 341 Cindy Simon Rosenthal and Lauren Cohen Bell Chapter 14. Enlarging Representation: Women Bringing Marginalized Perspectives to Floor Debate in the House of Representatives 370 Katherine Cramer Walsh Chapter 15. Legislative Careers: The Personal and the Political 397 Sue Thomas, Rebekah Herrick, and Matthew Braunstein Chapter 16. Representing Women in Britain and the United States: The Quest for Numbers and Power 422 Joyce Gelb Chapter 17. Transforming the Future through New Leadership 445 Cindy Simon Rosenthal