Feminists Who Changed America, 1963-1975

Feminists Who Changed America, 1963-1975

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Barbara J. Lovea€™s Feminists Who Changed America, 1963-1975 is the first comprehensive directory to document many of the founders and leaders (including both well-known and grassroots organizers) of the second wave womena€™s movement. It tells the stories of more than two thousand individual women and a few notable men who together reignited the womena€™s movement and made permanent changes to entrenched customs and laws. The biographical entries on these pioneering feminists represent their many factions, all parts of the country, all racesand ethnic groups, and all political ideologies. Nancy F. Cotta€™s foreword discusses the movement in relation to the earlier first wave and presents a brief overview of the second wave in the context of other contemporaneous social movements.... a group to support Planned Parenthood in Wisconsin, and for 10 years was leader of Wisconsin Citizens for Family Planning. ... In 2003, she received the Manfred E. Swarsensky Humanitarian Service Award for outstanding volunteer contributions on behalf of race ... With others, she compiled a massive library-use catalog of all available womena#39;s writings in recorded format, with updated supplements.

Title:Feminists Who Changed America, 1963-1975
Author:Barbara J. Love, Nancy F Cott
Publisher:University of Illinois Press - 2015-04-17


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