Women, Politics, and American Society / Edition 4

Women, Politics, and American Society / Edition 4

by Nancy E. McGlen, Karen J. O'Connor, Laura Van Assendelft, Wendy Gunther-Canada
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321202317

ISBN-13: 9780321202314

Pub. Date: 05/17/2004

Publisher: Longman

A must-read for anyone wishing to understand the history and present-day political reality of women in the United States, this fascinating book explores three basic themes: political rights and realities, employment and educational rights and realities, and familial and reproductive rights and realities. Women, Politics, and American Society first traces the

Overview

A must-read for anyone wishing to understand the history and present-day political reality of women in the United States, this fascinating book explores three basic themes: political rights and realities, employment and educational rights and realities, and familial and reproductive rights and realities. Women, Politics, and American Society first traces the efforts of women to achieve rights in those areas and then tries to answer the question of why women still fall short of full equality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321202314
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
05/17/2004
Series:
MySearchLab Series 15% off Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
358
Product dimensions:
6.37(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.74(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Women's Movements in America.

I. POLITICAL RIGHTS AND REALITIES.

1. The Struggle for Political Rights.

2. Women's Political Participation.

II. EMPLOYMENT AND EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND REALITIES.

3. The Struggle for Employment and Educational Rights.

4. Women's Economic and Educational Status.

III. FAMILIAL AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS AND REALITIES.

5. The Struggle for Familial and Reproductive Rights.

6. Women's Place in the Family.

7. The Future of the Movement.

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