Moving the Mountain: The Women's Movement in America Since 1960

Moving the Mountain: The Women's Movement in America Since 1960

by F. Davis, Flora Davis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780252067822
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 05/28/1999
Pages: 632
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The View from the Kitchen Table 9(3)
Thoughts on the 1999 Edition 12(3)
PART 1: The Second Wave Begins: Reinventing Feminism
The Opening Salvos
15(11)
The Resurgence of Liberal Feminism
26(23)
The Founding of NOW
49(20)
The Birth of Women's Liberation
69(25)
Experiments in Radical Equality
94(12)
The Media and the Movement
106(15)
Congress Passes the ERA
121(16)
Turning Points
137(20)
PART 2: The Movement Divides and Multiplies
The Relegalization of Abortion
157(27)
Women in Politics
184(21)
Changing Education
205(22)
The Women's Health Movement
227(32)
Lesbian Feminism
259(19)
Feminists and Family Issues
278(30)
Violence Against Women
308(24)
Equal Pay and the Pauperization of Women
332(24)
Diversity: From the Melting Pot to the Salad Bowl
356(29)
Why the ERA Lost
385(30)
PART 3: Confronting the Political Realities
The Eclipse of the Gender Gap
415(18)
The New Right and the War on Feminism
433(20)
The Unending Struggle over Abortion
453(18)
The Women's Movement in the 1980s
471(20)
The Future of Feminism: The 1990s and Beyond
491(22)
Acknowledgments 513(4)
Abbreviations Frequently Used 517(2)
Notes 519(78)
Bibliography 597(10)
Index 607

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