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Feminism as Life''s Work : Four Modern American Women through Two World Wars

By: Trigg, Mary K.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (292 p.).ISBN: 9780813565385.Subject(s): Feminism --United States -- History -- 20th century | Feminism | Feminists -- United States -- BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Feminism as Life''s Work : Four Modern American Women through Two World WarsDDC classification: 305.420973 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1. Planting the Seeds; Chapter 2. Setting the Stage; Chapter 3. Detention by the Male; Chapter 4. Old Ideas versus New: Maternalism and Equal Rights; Chapter 5. This Vast Laboratory; Figure Insert; Chapter 6. To Work Together for Ends Larger Than Self; Chapter 7. Feminism as Life's Work; Notes; Index
Summary: Tracing the intertwined lives and work of four women who carried forward the cause of feminism after the suffrage victory in 1920, this book recasts the "doldrums" of the women's movement as a time of experimentation in new realms-the National Women's Party; sexuality, marriage, and relations with men; and work and financial independence-and documents struggles that prefigure those of a later generation.
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Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1. Planting the Seeds; Chapter 2. Setting the Stage; Chapter 3. Detention by the Male; Chapter 4. Old Ideas versus New: Maternalism and Equal Rights; Chapter 5. This Vast Laboratory; Figure Insert; Chapter 6. To Work Together for Ends Larger Than Self; Chapter 7. Feminism as Life's Work; Notes; Index

Tracing the intertwined lives and work of four women who carried forward the cause of feminism after the suffrage victory in 1920, this book recasts the "doldrums" of the women's movement as a time of experimentation in new realms-the National Women's Party; sexuality, marriage, and relations with men; and work and financial independence-and documents struggles that prefigure those of a later generation.

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MARY K. TRIGG is an associate professor of women's and gender studies at Rutgers University. She has published an edited collection, Leading the Way: Young Women's Activism for Social Change , also from Rutgers University Press, 2010.

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