Summary: Each article is accompanied by illustrations as well as a list of readings and Web sites for further research. The individual volumes surround distinct and significant themes: conquest of land and peoples and the impact on women and families; the affects of war on the daily lives of women and communities; the dynamic relations between family labor and the market economy; women's activism and political change; sexual violence and women's agency; and the interplay of race class and gen
der in the lives of women and their families and communities. These threads allow students and teachers to build on earlier readings and discussions as they move through the semester. Women's history Slavery family labor women's activism political change sexual violence and women's agency race class and gender.US Survey Women's History Survey
Summary: Each article is accompanied by illustrations as well as a list of readings and Web sites for further research. The individual volumes surround distinct and significant themes: conquest of land and peoples and the impact on women and families; the affects of war on the daily lives of women and communities; the dynamic relations between family labor and the market economy; women's activism and political change; sexual violence and women's agency; and the interplay of race class and gender in the lives of women and their families and communities. These threads allow students and teachers to build on earlier readings and discussions as they move through the semester. Women's history Slavery family labor women's activism political change sexual violence and women's agency race class and gender.US Survey Women's History Survey ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 08 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Longman, Inc. Year Published: 2008 International: No
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Part ONE: THE NEW AMERICAN ORDER 1) Hannah Rosen ''Not that sort of women': Race Gender and Sexual Violence during the Memphis Riot of 1866" 2) Kathryn Kish Sklar 'Hull House in the 1890s: A Community of Women Reformers" 3) Annelise Orleck 'Coming of Age: The Shock of the Shops and the Dawning of Working Women's Political Consciousness"
Part TWO: MODERN WOMEN 4) Kathy Peiss 'Putting on Style" Chapter 3 fromCheap Amusements(Philadelphia: Temple University Press 1986): 56-76. 5) Tiffany Melissa Gill ''I Had My Own Businesshellip;So I didn't Have to Worry': Beauty Salons Beauty Culturists and Black Community Life" 6) Kathleen Blee 'Women and the Ku Klux Klan: Klan Women in Indiana in the 1920s" 7) Jacquelyn Hall 'Disorderly Women: Gender and Labor Militancy in the Appalachian South"
Part III: COMMUNITIES IN CRISES 8) Julia Kirk Blackwelder 'Women of the Depression: Anglo Black and Hispanic Families in San Antonio Texas" 9) Susan L. Smith 'Women Health Workers and the Color Line in the Japanese American lsquo;Relocation Centers' of World War II" 10) Evelyn M. Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee 'Women under Fire: Frontline U.S. Army Nurses in World War II" chapter 4 'Staging for Italy" fromAnd If I Perish: Frontline U.S. Army Nurses in World War II(New York: Alfred A. Knopf 2003): 120-145. 11) Stephanie Coontz ''Leave It to Beaver' and lsquo;Ozzie and Harriet': American Families in the 1950s"
Part IV: MOBILIZING COMMUNITIES 12) Danielle L. McGuire ''It Was like All of Us Had Been Raped': Sexual Violence Community Mobilization and the African American Freedom Struggle" 13) Michelle Nickerson 'Moral Mothers and Goldwater Girls: Women and Grassroots Conservatism in the American Sunbelt" 14) Anne Enke 'Taking Over Domestic Space: The Battered Women's Movement and Public Protest" fromThe World the Sixties Made: Politics and Culture in Recent America Van Gosse and Richard Moser eds. (Philadelphia: Temple University Press 2003): 162-184.
Part V: FAMILIES IN TRANSITION 15) Pierette Hondagneu-Sotelo 'New World Domestic Order: Immigrant Workers in Affluent America" 16) Maureen Sullivan 'Lesbian Mothers and Baby Making in the Age of Assisted Procreation" chapter 2 fromFamily of Woman: Lesbian Mothers their Children and the Undoing of Gender(Berkeley: University of California Press 2004): 40-61.
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