On account of sex : the politics of women's issues, 1945-1968 / Cynthia Harrison.Material type: TextPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1988Description: xxii, 337 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0520061217 (alk. paper); 9780520061217 (alk. paper).Report number: 87025550Subject(s): Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Sex discrimination against women -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Feminism -- United States -- History -- 20th century | United States Women's movements, 1945-1970DDC classification: 305.4/2/0973 Other classification: 3,6
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Bibliography: p. 309-326.
Preface -- Part One: Consolidation and stalemate, 1945-1960 -- 1. The Equal Rights Amendment and the ambivalent legacy of World War II -- 2. "Reasonable distinctions": an alternative to the ERA -- 3. "Specific bills for specific ills": equal pay legislation -- 4. Tokens of presidential esteem: women appointees -- Part Two: Moving again -- 5. A new frontier for women: the Kennedy administration -- 6. The Equal Pay Act of 1963: compromise and victory -- Part Three: The President's Commission on the Status of Women -- 7. The PCSW versus the ERA -- 8. The PCSW and a unified agenda for women's rights -- Part Four: Beyond the President's Commission -- 9. A model for action -- 10. A new women's movement -- Conclusion: Political strategies and outcomes -- Appendix 1: Text of the Equal Pay Act of 1963 -- Appendix 2: Executive Order 10980 establishing the President's Commission on the Status of Women -- Appendix 3: Members of the President's Commission and its committees.