Century of Struggle

Author: Eleanor Flexner
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674106539
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Political Science

Details the struggle for women's voting rights, one of the great social movements in American history.

Encyclopedia of U S Political History

Author: Andrew Robertson
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 9781604266474
Release Date: 2010-04-01
Genre: Political Science

Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History explores the events, policies, activities, institutions, groups, people, and movements that have created and shaped political life in the United States. With contributions from scholars in the fields of history and political science, this seven-volume set provides students, researchers, and scholars the opportunity to examine the political evolution of the United States from the 1500s to the present day. With greater coverage than any other resource, the Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History identifies and illuminates patterns and interrelations that will expand the reader’s understanding of American political institutions, culture, behavior, and change. Focusing on both government and history, the Encyclopedia brings exceptional breadth and depth to the topic with more than 100 essays for each of the critical time periods covered.

Collective Action for Social Change

Author: A. Schutz
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9780230118539
Release Date: 2011-04-11
Genre: Social Science

Community organizers build solidarity and collective power in fractured communities. They help ordinary people turn their private pain into public action, releasing hidden capacities for leadership and strategy. In Collective Action for Social Change , Aaron Schutz and Marie G. Sandy draw on their extensive experience participating in community organizing activities and teaching courses on the subject to empower novices to think like an organizers.

Women s Studies

Author: Linda A. Krikos
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1563085666
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A team of subject specialists has taken on the immense task of documenting publications in the area of women's studies in the last decades of the 20th century. The result is this truly monumental work, which maps the field, covering thousands of titles and Web sites in 19 subject areas published between 1985 and 1999. Intended as a reference and collection development tool, this bibliography provides a guide to women's studies information for each title along with a detailed, often evaluative review. The annotations summarize each work's content, its importance or contribution to women's studies, and its relationship to other titles on the subject. Most reviews cite and describe similar and contrasting titles, substantially extending the coverage. Core titles and titles that are out of print are noted, and reviews indicate which titles are appropriate as texts or supplemental texts.

Notable American Women

Author: Susan Ware
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 067401488X
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Entries on almost five hundred women representing a wide range of fields of endeavor are featured in a collection of biographical essays that integrate each woman's personal life with her professional achievements, set in the context of historical develop

Milestone Documents in American History 1824 1887

Author: Paul Finkelman
Publisher: Salem PressInc
ISBN: 0979775825
Release Date: 2008
Genre: History

An expansion of the 2002 National Archives and Records Administration "Our Documents" project offers 133 documents originating from the pre-Revolutionary era to 2003, including public laws, Supreme Court decisions, treaties, inaugural speeches constitutio

Gender and Law

Author: Katharine T. Bartlett
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: STANFORD:36105062296590
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: Feminist jurisprudence

This extremely coherent and balanced presentation supplies a deeper, more solid intellectual framework for analyzing and questioning legal doctrines and policies as they pertain to sexual discrimination. Special features include: emphasizing alternative, often competing, perspectives, Bartlett and Harris organize their book around the major theoretical models for conceptualizing the relationship between gender and law, including: formal equality; substantive equality; nonsubordination or dominance theory; different voice theory; autonomy; and anti-essentialism. 'Putting theory into practice' sections in every chapter provide concrete problems that ask students to apply the different theoretical models studied. New cases and materials in every section include: sexual harassment; discrimination based on sexual orientation; glas ceiling issues; judicial bias; pregnancy and employment; and rape and domestic violence. A solid and reliable Teacher's Manual provides analysis, supplementary materials, case citations and other sources relating to the book's problems, notes, and questions. for current, candid, and intellectually rigorous approach to the field, use the new edition of a casebook that has proved its quality over time; GENDER AND LAW: Theory, Doctrine, Commentary, Second Edition.


Author: Organization of American Historians. Meeting
Publisher: The Organization
ISBN: UOM:39015075737190
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Historians

Great Events from History

ISBN: 1587653303
Release Date: 2007
Genre: History

Contains essays that examine significant events in the history of the early twentieth century from 1901 to 1940, covering world politics, society and culture, literary movements, art and music, immigration, and legislation; arranged chronologically with maps, illustrations, and quotations for primary souce documents.