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Political Science 494/WGS 475: Gender, Race and Political Representation in the U.S.: Public Policy and Research Centers

Minority Politics Centers and Links

Women's Political Research Centers

Institute of Women's Policy Research
Public policy research institute in D.C. that contains numerous reports and studies on the issue of women and public policy. Of particular interest is the Status of Women in the States project, which has data back to 1998.

Sociologists for Women in Society

Research, data, resources on issues of gender across a number of areas.  Produce the journal Gender & Society

Center for American Women and Politics

Center maintained at Rutgers University with a substantial amount of information on women and the US political process, both at the federal and legislative levels. You can find numerous reports, facts and figures on women in politics. Many publications are available online or can be ordered directly from the CAWP. Of particular use are the Factsheets with current information on women in state and federal politics.

Center for Women in Government and Civil Society  

Center at SUNY, Albany that focuses on the role of women in positions of political power. Of particular interest is the Women's Leadership Profile 2004 which studies trends in women's political leadership across the country. 
Women's Legislative Network

Part of the National Council of State Legislators.

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