The House turned upside down? The difference Labour's women MPs made. / Childs, Sarah.

Representing Women in Parliament: A Comparative Study. ed. / Marian Sawer; Manon Tremblay; Linda Trimble. 1st. ed. Routledge, 2006. p. 152-167.

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The House turned upside down? The difference Labour's women MPs made. / Childs, Sarah.

Representing Women in Parliament: A Comparative Study. ed. / Marian Sawer; Manon Tremblay; Linda Trimble. 1st. ed. Routledge, 2006. p. 152-167.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Childs, S 2006, The House turned upside down? The difference Labour's women MPs made. in M Sawer, M Tremblay & L Trimble (eds), Representing Women in Parliament: A Comparative Study. 1st edn, Routledge, pp. 152-167. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203965672-22

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Childs, S. (2006). The House turned upside down? The difference Labour's women MPs made. In M. Sawer, M. Tremblay, & L. Trimble (Eds.), Representing Women in Parliament: A Comparative Study (1st ed., pp. 152-167). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203965672-22

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Childs S. The House turned upside down? The difference Labour's women MPs made. In Sawer M, Tremblay M, Trimble L, editors, Representing Women in Parliament: A Comparative Study. 1st ed. Routledge. 2006. p. 152-167 https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203965672-22

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Childs, Sarah. / The House turned upside down? The difference Labour's women MPs made. Representing Women in Parliament: A Comparative Study. editor / Marian Sawer ; Manon Tremblay ; Linda Trimble. 1st. ed. Routledge, 2006. pp. 152-167

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