The Constitution as social design; gender and civic membership in the American constitutional order.9780804754385
The Constitution as social design; gender and civic membership in the American American, river, 30 mi (48 km) long, rising in N central Calif. in the Sierra Nevada and flowing SW into the Sacramento River at Sacramento. The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill (see Sutter, John Augustus) along the river in 1848 led to the California gold rush of constitutional order.
n. pl. ritter
[German, from Middle High German riter, from Middle Dutch ridder, from r , Gretchen.
Stanford U. Press
Ritter (government and women's and gender studies, U. of Texas-Austin) recounts the contributions that generations of feminists have made to the promise of democracy in the US, but also describes the constitutional order that both constrained con·strain
tr.v. con·strained, con·strain·ing, con·strains
1. To compel by physical, moral, or circumstantial force; oblige: felt constrained to object. See Synonyms at force.
2. and inspired their democratic ambitions. She covers the impact of the 19th Amendment allowing women to vote, war and civic membership in the 1940s, and second wave feminism feminism, movement for the political, social, and educational equality of women with men; the movement has occurred mainly in Europe and the United States. It has its roots in the humanism of the 18th cent. and in the Industrial Revolution. .
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