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Title 100 years of the Nineteenth Amendment : an appraisal of women's political activism / edited by Holly J. McCammon and Lee Ann Banaszak
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 389 pages)
Contents Cover; Half title; 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment; Copyright; Contents; 1. Introduction: From the Nineteenth Amendment to Today: An Appraisal of 100 Years of Women's Political Engagement; Part I Women's Participation in Electoral Politics: One Hundred Years of Change and Continuity; 2. Disappointed Hopes? Female Voters and the 1924 Progressive Surge; 3. The Evolution of Women's (and Men's) Partisan Attachments; 4. What's Happened to the Gender Gap in Political Participation? How Might We Explain It?
10. After Suffrage Comes Equal Rights? ERA as the Next Logical Step; Part III Diversity in Women's Social Movement Activism: Illustrations from One Hundred Years of Engagement; 11. Black Women Cause Lawyers: Legal Activism in Pursuit of Racial and Gender Equality; 12. American Mothers of Nonviolence: Action and the Politics of Erasure in Women's Nonviolent Activism; 13. Women in White Supremacist Movements in the Century after Women's Suffrage; 14. Women, Leadership, and the U.S. Environmental Movement; 15. Women Occupying Wall Street: Gender Conflict and Feminist Mobilization
16. Epilogue: Women's Activism from Electoral Campaigns to Protest Action: Into the Next 100 Years; Contributors Bios; Index
5. From Seneca to Shelby: Intersectionality and Women's Voting Rights; 6. One Hundred Years since Women's Suffrage: Managing Multiple Identities among Latina Congressional Leaders; 7. Women in State Legislatures from the Gilded Age to the Global Age; Part II Feminism and Women's Movement Activism: A Century of Struggle; 8. "Feminism Means More Than a Changed World. It Means the Creation of a New Consciousness in Women": Feminism, Consciousness-Raising, and Continuity between the Waves; 9. US Women's Groups in National Policy Debates, 1880-2000
Summary The Nineteenth Amendment was ratified in 1920 giving women in the United States the right to vote. 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment looks back at this 100-year history and asks, how has women's political engagement unfolded over the last century? The book's chapters consider women's successes in the political realm but also biases that women still confront. Volume contributors pay particular attention to the diverse backgrounds and perspectives women bring to the political arena, reminding us of the insights provided by an intersectional perspective
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 26, 2018)
Subject Feminism -- United States -- History
Women -- Political activity -- United States -- History
Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History
Women's rights -- United States -- History
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National.
Women -- Political activity.
Women -- Suffrage.
Women's rights.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Banaszak, Lee Ann, 1960- editor
McCammon, Holly J., 1959- editor
LC no. 2017052238
ISBN 0190265167 (electronic book)
0190265175 (electronic book)
0190876573 (electronic book)
9780190265168 (electronic book)
9780190265175 (electronic book)
9780190876579 (electronic book)
Other Titles One hundred years of the Nineteenth Amendment