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Public Women, Public Words: A Documentary History of American Feminism
     

Public Women, Public Words: A Documentary History of American Feminism

by Dawn Keetley, John Pettegrew
 

ISBN-10: 0945612443

ISBN-13: 9780945612445

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Madison House Publishers, Inc.

Keetley and Pettegrew (both: Lehigh U.) have produced a thoughtful and thorough reader on feminism in the US from 1960 through the present. (The first volume, published in 1997, covers American feminism up to 1900. Volume two, also published in 2002, covers 1900-1960.) The volume is divided into two parts, feminism of the second wave and late-20th-century issues.

Overview

Keetley and Pettegrew (both: Lehigh U.) have produced a thoughtful and thorough reader on feminism in the US from 1960 through the present. (The first volume, published in 1997, covers American feminism up to 1900. Volume two, also published in 2002, covers 1900-1960.) The volume is divided into two parts, feminism of the second wave and late-20th-century issues. Each section of readings contains an introduction to the ideas and readings that follow. Among the major issues are Women's Lib, radical feminism, Black feminism, lesbian identity, sixties' politics, multiculturalism, pop culture, and recent theory. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780945612445
Publisher:
Madison House Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
Volume I: Beginnings to 1900
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgmentsxi
Introduction: Splitting Differences: Conceiving of American Feminismxiii
Part IThe Second Wave1
I.Liberal Feminism, Women's Liberation, and the Emergence of Radical Feminism3
[1]Betty Friedan, "The Problem That Has No Name" (1963)7
[2]National Organization for Women, "Statement of Purpose" (1967)16
[3]"To the Women of the Left" (1967)16
[4]Anne Koedt, "Women and the Radical Movement" (1968)18
[5]Redstockings, "Redstockings Manifesto" (1969)20
[6]The Feminists, "A Political Organization to Annihilate Sex Roles" (1969)21
[7]New York Radical Feminists, "Politics of the Ego: A Manifesto" (1969)23
[8]Westchester Radical Feminists, "Statement of Purpose" (1972)26
[9]Aphra, "Preamble" (1969)27
[10]Asian Women, "This Isn't One of Those Blonds That Anyone Can Pick Up in a Supermarket" (1971)28
[11]Women: a Journal of Liberation, "Founding Editorial" (1969)30
[12]Up from Under, "Founding Editorial" (1970)31
[13]Robin Morgan, "Goodbye to All That" (1970)33
[14]Siren: A Journal of Anarcho-Feminism, "Who We Are" (1970)38
[15]Siren: A Journal of Anarcho-Feminism, "What the Counter-Culture Isn't Just" (1970)39
[16]Women of Youth Against War and Racism, "Specific Characteristics of Women's Liberation" (1970)40
[17]Female Liberation, "A Statement About Female Liberation" (1971)42
[18]A San Diego Women's Collective, "About Us" (1970)42
[19]Change, "Who We Are" (1972)43
[20]Ms., "A Personal Report from Ms." (1972)45
II.Black Feminism51
[21]Pauli Murray, "The Negro Woman in the Quest for Equality" (1964)57
[22]Frances M. Beal, "Double Jeopardy: To Be Black and Female" (1970)60
[23]Black Sisters, "Birth Control Pills and Black Children" (1968)66
[24]Patricia Robinson, "Poor Black Women" (1968)68
[25]Charlayne Hunter, "Many Blacks Wary of 'Women's Liberation' Movement" (1970)69
[26]Toni Morrison, "What the Black Woman Thinks About Women's Lib" (1971)71
[27]Combahee River Collective, "A Black Feminist Statement" (1977)77
[28]Michele Wallace, "Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman" (1979)83
[29]Alice Walker, "In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens" (1974)92
[30]Alice Walker, Sandra Flowers, Christine Bond, and Audre Lorde, "Other Voices, Other Moods" (1979)97
III.Lesbian Identities and Critiques of Heterosexuality103
[31]Radicalesbians, "The Woman-Identified Woman" (1970)109
[32]Anne Koedt, "Interview: Loving Another Woman" (1971)112
[33]Rita Mae Brown, "The Shape of Things to Come" (1972)117
[34]Peggy Kornegger, Judy Antonelli, and Marianne Rubenstein, "What Is a Lesbian?" (1977)119
[35]Adrienne Rich, "Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence" (1980/1986)121
[36]Charlotte Bunch, "Speaking Out, Reaching Out" (1977-1985)127
[37]Anne Koedt, "The Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm" (1970)133
[38]Audre Lorde, "Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power" (1978)138
[39]Susan Griffin, "Rape: The All-American Crime" (1971)142
[40]Barbara Mehrhof and Pamela Kearon, "Rape: An Act of Terror" (1971)153
[41]Angela Y. Davis, "Rape, Racism and the Myth of the Black Rapist" (1981)155
IV.The Personal Is Political: Some Second-Wave Issues159
[42]Kathie Sarachild, "A Program for Feminist 'Consciousness Raising'" (1968)167
[43]Carol Hanisch, "A Critique of the Miss America Protest" (1968)169
[44]Valerie Solanas, "SCUM Manifesto" (1967)172
[45]Jayne West, "Are Men Really the Enemy?" (1970)178
[46]Pamela Kearon, "Man-Hating" (1970)180
[47]Dana Densmore, "Who Is Saying Men Are the Enemy?" (1970)182
[48]Susan Pascale, Rachel Moon, and Leslie B. Tanner, "Karate as Self-Defense for Women" (1970)184
[49]Switchbored, "Poems and Articles" (1969)188
"As I Sit Here Sharpening Pencils"188
"Graveyard Meeting"189
"Women Are Getting Together All Over the World"189
"The Worst Thing That Ever Happened to Me"190
[50]Pat Mainardi, "The Politics of Housework" (1968/1970)190
[51]Alix Kates Shulman, "The Shulmans' Marriage Agreement" (1971)194
[52]Lisa Leghorn, "Child-Care for the Child" (1970)195
[53]Louise Gross and Phyllis MacEwan, "On Day Care" (1970)197
[54]Johnnie Tillmon (with Nancy Steffan), "Welfare Is a Women's Issue" (1972)201
[55]Women's Health Collective, "The Male-Feasance of Health" (1970)204
[56]The Group II, "Are Our Doctors Pigs?" (1970)206
[57]Roe v. Wade, "Brief for Appellants" (1970)208
[58]Roe v. Wade, "Brief Amicus Curiae on Behalf of New Women Lawyers, Women's Health and Abortion Project, Inc., National Abortion Action Coalition" (1971)215
[59]Webster v. Reproductive Health Services, "The Historians' Brief" (1988)223
[60]Linda Gordon and Allen Hunter, "Sex, Family and the New Right: Anti-Feminism as a Political Force" (1977)237
[61]National Organization for Women, "ERA Position Paper" (1967)251
[62]National Organization for Women, "ERA: Declaration of State of Emergency" (1978)258
[63]Gloria Steinem, "What Women Want: An Introductory Statement" (1978)260
[64]National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year, "Declaration of American Women" (1977)267
[65]Nan Bauer-Maglin, "Journal of a Women's Course" (1975)268
[66]Gerda Lerner, "New Approaches to the Study of Women in American History" (1969)280
[67]Linda Gordon, "What Should Women's Historians Do: Politics, Social Theory, and Women's History" (1978)286
[68]Ellen Carol DuBois, "The Last Suffragist: An Intellectual and Political Autobiography" (1998)291
Part IIOf Continuity and Discontent: Late-Twentieth-Century Feminism299
I.Feminism in a Multicultural World301
[69]Cherrie Moraga, "Preface to This Bridge Called My Back" (1981)308
[70]Merle Woo, "Letter to Ma" (1981)312
[71]Letty Cottin Pogrebin, "Anti-Semitism in the Women's Movement" (1982)317
[72]Rayna Green, "Diary of a Native-American Feminist" (1982)330
[73]Paula Gunn Allen, "Who Is Your Mother? Red Roots of White Feminism" (1986)333
[74]Bell hooks, "Third World Diva Girls: Politics of Feminist Solidarity" (1990)340
[75]Gloria Anzaldua, "La conciencia de la mestiza/Towards a New Consciousness" (1987)347
[76]June Jordan, "Where Is the Sisterhood?" (1996)354
[77]United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women, "Beijing Declaration" (1995)356
[78]Hillary Rodham Clinton, "Remarks to the NGO Forum on Women" (1995)359
[79]Rebecca Adamson, Veronica Chambers, Urvashi Vaid, Mari J. Matsuda, "Getting There" (1997)363
II.Pop Culture Feminism370
[80]National Organization for Women, "Task Force on Image of Women in Mass Media" (1967)375
[81]Camille Paglia, "Madonna I and Madonna II" (1990/1991)376
[82]Angela Johnson, "Confessions of a Pop Culture Junkie" (1994)381
[83]Kathi Maio, "Film: Women Who Murder for the Man" (1991)383
[84]Wendy Bryan, "Xenatopia" (1998)386
[85]Tom Lanham, "Postmodern Sisters" (1993)388
[86]Claudia Dreifus, "Cokie Roberts, Nina Totenberg and Linda Wertheimer" (1994)394
[87]Lynda Hinkle, "The Smash! FAQ" (1998)398
[88]Lisa Jervis, "Imperfect Beauty" (1998)399
[89]Hayley Nelson, "Dating Is Tired, Marriage Is Wired" (1998)401
[90]Women Halting Online Abuse, "About W.H.O.A." (1998)402
[91]Heather Irwin, "Shouting into the Vacuum" (1998)405
[92]Virginia Eubanks, "A Woman's Place in Cyberspace" (1998)406
[93]Virginia Eubanks, "Hacking Barbie with the Barbie Liberation Organization" (1998)408
[94]Melissa Klein, "Duality and Redefinition: Young Feminism and the Alternative Music Community" (1997)411
[95]Rachel Orviro, "I Am a Girl" (1998)422
[96]punkgrrrl, "I Wanna Riot" (1998)425
[97]Cynthia, "Join the Riot" (1998)425
[98]Joan Morgan, "The Bad Girls of Hip-Hop" (1997)426
[99]Nancy Coulter, "The Lilith Fair: A Celebration of Women in Music" (1997)427
[100]Andrea Dworkin, "Dear Bill and Hillary" (1998)428
III.Toward a Third Wave430
[101]Dorothy Wickenden, "What NOW? The Women's Movement Looks Beyond 'Equality'" (1986)440
[102]Barbara Ehrenreich, "Beyond Gender Equality: Toward the New Feminism" (1993)447
[103]Katha Pollitt, "Are Women Morally Superior to Men?" (1992)450
[104]Wendy Kaminer, "Feminism's Identity Crisis" (1993)458
[105]Bell hooks, Gloria Steinem, Urvashi Vaid, and Naomi Wolf, "Let's Get Real about Feminism--The Backlash, the Myths, the Movement" (1993)467
[106]Karen Lehrman and Others, "Off Course--and Responses" (1993)476
[107]Susan Faludi, "I'm Not a Feminist but I Play One on TV" (1995)483
[108]Bell hooks, "Black Students Who Reject Feminism" (1994)490
[109]Lisa Maria Hogeland, "Fear of Feminism: Why Young Women Get the Willies" (1994)492
[110]Celeste Hutchins, Christi Denton, Tamera Ferro, and Danica Nuccitelli, "Neofeminism" (1998)496
[111]Anastasia Higginbotham, "Shall We Dance?" (1997)498
[112]Rebecca Walker, "Becoming the Third Wave" (1992)501
[113]Bell hooks, "Feminism--It's a Black Thang!" (1992)503
[114]Kristal Brent Zook, "A Manifesto of Sorts for a Black Feminist Movement" (1995)504
[115]Barbara Jones, Anita Blair, Barbara Ehrenreich, Jeanne Lewis, Arlie Russell Hochschild, and Elizabeth Perle McKenna, "Giving Women the Business: On Winning, Losing, and Leaving the Corporate Game" (1997)509
Index523
About the Editors545

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