U. S. Women in Struggle: A Feminist Studies Anthology / Edition 1

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Overview

This lively collection highlights the remarkable diversity of U. S. women's struggles from the early 1800s to the present. Bringing together articles originally published in the journal Feminist Studies, which from its inception has sought to link scholarship to activism, the volume reflects on the ways women have organized, the conditions that have discouraged or encouraged their organizing, and the significance of race, class, ethnicity, religion, age, and sexual orientation, as well as gender, for their struggles.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780252064623
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/1995
  • Series: Women in American History Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 The Power of Women's Networks: A Case Study of Female Moral Reform in Antebellum America 1
2 Feminist Friends: Agrarian Quakers and the Emergence of Woman's Rights in America 21
3 The Radicalism of the Woman Suffrage Movement: Notes toward the Reconstruction of Nineteenth-Century Feminism 42
4 Seeking Ecstasy on the Battlefield: Danger and Pleasure in Nineteenth-Century Feminist Sexual Thought 52
5 Separatism as Strategy: Female Institution Building and American Feminism, 1870-1930 71
6 Women in the 1920s' Ku Klux Klan Movement 89
7 "Where Are the Organized Women Workers?" 110
8 Race, Sex, and Class: Black Female Tobacco Workers in Durham, North Carolina, 1920-1940, and the Development of Female Consciousness 134
9 Challenging "Woman's Place": Feminism, the Left, and Industrial Unionism in the 1930s 145
10 Rethinking Troubled Relations between Women and Unions: Craft Unionism and Female Activism 166
11 "We Are That Mythical Thing Called the Public": Militant Housewives during the Great Depression 189
12 Ladies' Day at the Capitol: Women Strike for Peace versus HUAC 214
13 Oral History and the Study of Sexuality in the Lesbian Community: Buffalo, New York, 1940-1960 240
14 The Rise and Fall of Feminist Organizations in the 1970s: Dayton as a Case Study 259
15 Race, Class, and Gender: Prospects for an All-inclusive Sisterhood 277
16 My Black Mothers and Sisters; or, On Beginning a Cultural Autobiography 296
17 Abortion in the Courts: A Laywoman's Historical Guide 311
18 Debating Difference: Feminism, Pregnancy, and the Workplace 333
19 Something Old, Something New: Auxiliary Work in the 1983-1986 Copper Strike 356
20 Women Workers and the Yale Strike 373
21 Changing Goals and Changing Strategies: Varieties of Women's Political Activities 396
Contributors 415
Index 421
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