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Author: Mary Frances Berry
ISBN: 0253204593
Language: English
Pages: 164 pages
Category: Politics & Government
Publisher: Indiana University Press; F Second Printing Used edition (February 22, 1988)
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Indiana University Press, 1986 M09 1 - 147 pages. This is a short book on the Equal Rights Amendment and why it failed in America. Looks at the history of previous Constitutional amendments, including income tax, prohibition, women's suffrage, and child labor, and analyzes the factors that stopped the Equal Rights Amendment. From inside the book. Why ERA failed: politics, women's rights, and the amending process of the constitution.

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Why ERA Failed looks at the systemic problems of politics and the . She describes the history of the amending process, from the Constitutional Convention to the present day, and its application to the struggles for amendments concerned with the status of blacks after the Civil War, income tax, prohibition, child labor, and woman suffrage. Berry concludes that ERA approval was problematic at best and defeat predictable. The book tries to give an economist's answer to three questions: Why has economic development become and remained so compelling a goal even though it gives disappointing results?

Why ERA Failed looks at the systemic problems of politics and the amending process. The author, Mary Frances Berry, considers the behavior of the two sides from the perspective of a historian and lawyer. She describes the history of the amending process, from the Constitutional Convention to the present day, and its application to the struggles for amendments concerned with the status of blacks after the Civil War, income tax, prohibition, child labor, and woman suffrage.

Berry concludes that ERA approval was problematic at best and defeat predictable. Supporters did too little of what is required for ratification of a substantive proposal too late. Furthermore, the large number of state ratifications gained was deceptive. Support was eroding instead of increasing in the final stages of the campaign.