By Janet M. Martin
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Throughout the book the emphasis is on the policies of each administration and those who shape that policy. While this book provides a political narrative, it is not an exhaustive study of all actions, but rather a beginning. It examines the issues of representation and participation: how women have been a part of the presidency, as advisors, appointees, constituents, and ﬁnally as voters and beneﬁciaries of policy, and how the institution of the presidency itself has changed in response to the evolutionary inclusion of women.
But real change in policy can be slow. As Vice President Al Gore accepted his party’s nomination in August, , he stated that the budget and personnel needed for enforcement of civil rights laws were both on his agenda. S. representative and senator, and as vice president, had given him the insight to respond to past policy failures. There was a clear and pragmatic recognition of the continuity of policy and the diﬃculty in bringing about change. Likewise, the focus by scholars on a single administration, and the highlighting of activities within an administration, often leaves us with blinders regarding the inherited agenda already on a president’s plate.
19 Gen. Francis E. 21 The experience Barton had in seeing her own position advance and decline would set the pattern for the next hundred years. In the twentieth century, both during and after the two world wars, women’s role in society and in the workforce would see tremendous change. During this period of time, the president’s role was limited. 22 The size of government in this period was small, although growing. ”24 However, although this provision was intended “to beneﬁt women in the matter of pay,” for nearly the next ninety-two years, from until , the act “was construed .