The Reader S Companion To U S Women S History

Author by : Wilma P. Mankiller
Languange : en
Publisher by : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Description : Covers issues and events in women's history that were previously unpublished, misplaced, or forgotten, and provides new perspectives on each event

U S History As Women S History

Author by : Linda K. Kerber
Languange : en
Publisher by : Univ of North Carolina Press
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Description : This outstanding collection of fifteen original essays represents innovative work by some of the most influential scholars in the field of women's history. Covering a broad sweep of history from colonial to contemporary times and ranging over the fields o

Major Problems In American Women S History

Author by : Mary Beth Norton
Languange : en
Publisher by : Houghton Mifflin College Div
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Description : Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, theMajor Problemsseries introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history.Major Problems in American Women's Historyis the leading reader for courses on the history of American women, covering the subject's entire chronological span. While attentive to the roles of women and the details of women's lives, the authors are especially concerned with issues of historical interpretation and historiography. The Fourth Edition features greater coverage of the experiences of women in the Midwest and the West, immigrant women, and more voices of women of color. Key pedagogical elements of theMajor Problemsformat have been retained: 14 to 15 chapters per volume, chapter introductions, headnotes, and suggested readings. New!In Chapter 1, an exclusive essay by Kate Haulman examines the evolution of the field of women's history and the state of women's history today. New!Chapter 2 now focuses on Native American women, while a new Chapter 3 covers witches and their accusers in New England and the Salem witch trials. New!Chapter 6 draws on recent scholarship on the roles of ordinary and elite women in the numerous reform movements of the Early Republic. Revised!Chapter 7 rethinks and refocuses the text's coverage of women's roles in slavery and the Civil War, and more directly addresses the lives of African American women during and after slavery. New!Post-1960 coverage (in Chapters 15–16) has been thoroughly revised to highlight the women's movement, women's health, recent immigration, and economic changes affecting women.

Handbook Of American Women S History

Author by : Angela Howard
Languange : en
Publisher by : Encyclopedia-Ga
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Description : Identifies notable women, women's organizations, and movements in American history, and discusses topics from abortion and affirmative action to war brides and work

The Practice Of U S Women S History

Author by : S. J. Kleinberg
Languange : en
Publisher by : Rutgers University Press
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Description : In the last several decades, U.S. women's history has come of age. Not only have historians challenged the national narrative on the basis of their rich explorations of the personal, the social, the economic, and the political, but they have also entered into dialogues with each other over the meaning of women's history itself. In this collection of seventeen original essays on women's lives from the colonial period to the present, contributors take the competing forces of race, gender, class, sexuality, religion, and region into account. Among many other examples, they examine how conceptions of gender shaped government officials' attitudes towards East Asian immigrants; how race and gender inequality pervaded the welfare state; and how color and class shaped Mexican American women's mobilization for civil and labor rights.

A Companion To American Women S History

Author by : Nancy A. Hewitt
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : This collection of twenty-four original essays by leading scholars in American women's history highlights the most recent important scholarship on the key debates and future directions of this popular and contemporary field. Covers the breadth of American Women's history, including the colonial family, marriage, health, sexuality, education, immigration, work, consumer culture, and feminism. Surveys and evaluates the best scholarship on every important era and topic. Includes expanded bibliography of titles to guide further research.

American Women S History

Author by : Doris Weatherford
Languange : en
Publisher by : Macmillan General Reference
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Description : Offers biographies of women from the colonial period to the present, as well as entries on the suffrage movement, education, birth control, divorce, and related issues

Law Gender And Injustice

Author by : Joan Hoff
Languange : en
Publisher by : NYU Press
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Description : In this widely acclaimed landmark study, Joan Hoff illustrates how women remain second- class citizens under the current legal system and questions whether the continued pursuit of equality based on a one-size-fits-all vision of traditional individual rights is really what will most improve conditions for women in America as they prepare for the twenty-first century. Concluding that equality based on liberal male ideology is no longer an adequate framework for improving women's legal status, Hoff's highly original and incisive volume calls for a demystification of legal doctrine and a reinterpretation of legal texts (including the Constitution) to create a feminist jurisprudence.

Women S History In Global Perspective

Author by : Bonnie G. Smith
Languange : en
Publisher by : University of Illinois Press
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Description : Regional and global perspectives from the finest writers on women's history

Women S Colleges In The United States

Author by : Irene Harwarth
Languange : en
Publisher by : DIANE Publishing
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Description : Women's colleges have had a long and prestigious role in the education of American women. This volume offers insights into the continuing significant role of women's colleges in higher education. It provides a brief history of women's colleges in the U.S. in the context of social and legislative issues that have affected the country, examines how women's colleges have managed to survive in an era of coeducational institutions and equal opportunities in education, and identifies the unique features of women's colleges that make them attractive to young women. Charts and tables. Extensive bibliography.