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Title Breaking the wave : women, their organizations, and feminism, 1945-1985 / edited by Kathleen A. Laughlin and Jacqueline L. Castledine

Publ Info New York : Routledge, 2011
 Bryant Main Stacks  HQ1426 .B728 2011    AVAILABLE
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Descript xii, 268 pages ; 24 cm
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Series New directions in American history
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [252]-256) and index
Contents Introduction: The long history of feminism / Kathleen A. Laughlin -- Civic feminists: the politics of the Minnesota Federation of Business and Professional women's clubs, 1942-1965 / Kathleen A. Laughlin -- The legal origin of "The personal is political": Bella Abzug and sexual politics in Cold War America / Leandra Zarnow -- "I'm glad as heck that you exist": feminist lesbian organizing in the 1950s / Marcia Gallo -- Exporting civic womanhood: gender and nation building / Catherine E. Rymph -- The National Council of Negro Women, human rights, and the Cold War / Julie A. Gallagher -- From Ladies Aid to NGO: transformations in Methodist women's organizing in postwar America / A. Lanethea Mathews-Gardner -- The consumers' protective committee: women's activism in postwar Harlem / Julia Sandy-Bailey -- "Pregnant? Need help? Call Jane": service as radical action in the abortion underground in Chicago / Rebecca M. Kluchin -- Feminizing Portland, Oregon: a history of the League of Women Voters in the postwar era, 1950-1975 / Jennifer A. Stevens -- Barrio women: community and coalition in the heartland / Janet Weaver -- "Stop that Rambo shit...this is femininst softball": reconsidering women's organizing in the Reagan era and beyond / Jacqueline L. Castledine and Julia Sandy-Bailey -- "It would be stupendous for us girls": campaigning for women judges without waving / Sally J. Kenney -- Building lesbian studies in the 1970s and 1980s / Susan K. Freeman -- Conclusion: Looking backward, looking forward / Jacqueline L. Castledine
LC subject Feminism -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Second-wave feminism -- United States
Women -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Add Author Laughlin, Kathleen A
Castledine, Jacqueline L
ISBN 9780415873970 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0415873975 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780415874007 (pbk.)
0415874009 (pbk.)