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Feminist coalitions : historical perspectives on second-wave feminism in the United States / edited by Stephanie Gilmore ; foreword by Sara M. Evans.

Contributor(s): Gilmore, Stephanie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Women in American history: Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2008Description: x, 307 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780252033285 (cloth : alk. paper); 0252033280 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780252075391 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0252075390 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Second-wave feminism -- United States | Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Feminist coalitions.DDC classification: 305.420973
Contents:
Thinking about feminist coalitions / Stephanie Gilmore -- Creating a national feminist agenda: coalition building in the 1970s / Cynthia Harrison -- Attentive to difference: Ms. magazine, coalition building, and sisterhood / Amy Farrell -- The making of Our bodies, ourselves: rethinking women's health and second-wave feminism / Wendy Kline -- Taking the white gloves off: women strike for peace and "the movement," 1967-73 / Andrea Estepa -- Enabled by the Holy Spirit: church women united and the development of ecumenical Christian feminism / Caryn E. Neumann -- Fighting for abortion as a "health right" in Washington, D.C. / Anne Valk -- Reconsidering violence against women: coalition politics in the antirape movement / Maria Bevacqua -- "Welfare's a green problem": cross-race coalitions in welfare rights organizing / Premilla Nadasen -- Unlikely allies: forging a multiracial, class-based women's movement in 1970s Brooklyn / Tamar Carroll -- The cooperative origins of EEOC vs. Sears / Emily Zuckerman -- Demanding a new family wage: feminist consensus in the 1970s full employment campaign / Marisa Chappell -- Learning from coalitions: intersections and new directions in activism and scholarship / Elizabeth Kaminski.
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HQ1420 .T66 1975 Nothing but the best : HQ1421 .A475 2001 The American woman, 2001-2002 : HQ1421 .E84 1986 Ethnicity and women / HQ1421 .F47 2008 Feminist coalitions : HQ1421 .U53 2010 What women want : HQ1421 .W654 1994 Women in cross-cultural transitions / HQ1423 .C74 Perish the thought :

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Thinking about feminist coalitions / Stephanie Gilmore -- Creating a national feminist agenda: coalition building in the 1970s / Cynthia Harrison -- Attentive to difference: Ms. magazine, coalition building, and sisterhood / Amy Farrell -- The making of Our bodies, ourselves: rethinking women's health and second-wave feminism / Wendy Kline -- Taking the white gloves off: women strike for peace and "the movement," 1967-73 / Andrea Estepa -- Enabled by the Holy Spirit: church women united and the development of ecumenical Christian feminism / Caryn E. Neumann -- Fighting for abortion as a "health right" in Washington, D.C. / Anne Valk -- Reconsidering violence against women: coalition politics in the antirape movement / Maria Bevacqua -- "Welfare's a green problem": cross-race coalitions in welfare rights organizing / Premilla Nadasen -- Unlikely allies: forging a multiracial, class-based women's movement in 1970s Brooklyn / Tamar Carroll -- The cooperative origins of EEOC vs. Sears / Emily Zuckerman -- Demanding a new family wage: feminist consensus in the 1970s full employment campaign / Marisa Chappell -- Learning from coalitions: intersections and new directions in activism and scholarship / Elizabeth Kaminski.

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This collection brings to light the second wave feminist organizations that coalesced around struggles for causes ranging from welfare rights to full employment in the 1960s and 1970s. Rejecting the more familiar narrative arc that dwells on internal divisions within the feminist movement, these 11 case studies tell neglected stories of coalition building where activists sought and often found common ground. Notable is the firm grounding in primary source material in almost every essay, documenting women's sustained efforts to transcend differences in organizations as varied as Church Women United and the Boston Women's Health Book Collective. The rich empirical evidence reveals the arduous and often rewarding process of coalition building against the odds, giving sustained attention to activists' lived experiences. In the process, the cases reveal a concept editor Gilmore calls "intersectionality"--namely, the ways in which self-definitions of class, race, gender, ethnicity, and religion intersect rather than operate independently from one another in social movements. The collection highlights a broader conception of feminism(s), one where local activism and the day-to-day realities of women's lives occupy the center of historical analysis. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above. A. K. Frisken SUNY College at Old Westbury

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Stephanie Gilmore is a visiting assistant professor of history and American studies at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut.

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