Moving the mountain : the women's movement in America since 1960

Davis, Flora

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  • Creator Flora Davis
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : Simon & Schuster, 1991. ©1991
  • Physical Details
    • 604 pages ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 0671602071, 9780671602079, 067179292X, 9780671792923
  • OCLC ocm24174171

Summary

  • An in-depth history of the women's movement from the 1960s to the early 1990s.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 574-581) and index.

Contents

  • The opening salvos -- The resurgence of liberal feminism -- The founding of NOW -- The birth of women's liberation -- Experiments in radical equality -- The media and the movement -- Congress passes the ERA -- Turning points -- The relegalization of abortion -- Women in politics -- Changing education
  • (Cont.) The women's health movement -- Lesbian feminism -- Feminists and family issues -- Violence against women -- Equal pay and the pauperization of women -- Diversity: from the melting pot to the salad bowl -- Why the ERA lost -- The eclipse of the gender gap -- The new right and the war on feminism -- The unending struggle over abortion -- The women's movement in the 1980s -- The future of feminism: the 1990s and beyond
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