Breaking the Wave: Women, Their Organizations, and Feminism, by Kathleen A. Laughlin,Jacqueline Castledine

By Kathleen A. Laughlin,Jacqueline Castledine

Breaking the Wave is the 1st anthology of unique essays by means of either more youthful and confirmed students that takes a protracted view of feminist activism by way of systematically reading the dynamics of circulation endurance in the course of moments of response and backlash. starting from the "civic feminism" of white middle-class organizers and the "womanism" of Harlem shoppers within the instant postwar interval, to the utopian feminism of Massachusetts lesbian softball league founders and environmentally minded feminists within the Nineteen Seventies and Eighties, Breaking the Wave records a continuity of activism in either nationwide and native organizing that creates a brand new dialogue, and a brand new paradigm, for 20th century women’s history.

Contributors: Jacqueline L. Castledine, Susan okay. Freeman, Julie A. Gallagher, Marcia Gallo, Sally J. Kenney, Rebecca M. Kluchin, Kathleen A. Laughlin, Lanethea Mathews, Catherine E. Rymph, Julia Sandy-Bailey, Jennifer A. Stevens, Janet Weaver, and Leandra Zarnow.

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