Funding feminism : monied women, philanthropy, and the women's movement, 1870-1967 (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Funding feminism : monied women, philanthropy, and the women's movement, 1870-1967 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Funding feminism : monied women, philanthropy, and the women's movement, 1870-1967

Author: Joan Marie Johnson
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2020 ©2017
Series: Gender & American culture
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Joan Marie Johnson examines an understudied dimension of women's history in the United States: how a group of affluent white women from the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries advanced the status of all women through acts of philanthropy. ... Motivated by their own experiences with sexism, and focusing on women's need for economic independence, these benefactors sought to expand women's access to  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Marie Johnson
ISBN: 9781469634692 1469634694 9781469659077 1469659077
OCLC Number: 1237809939
Description: xiii, 303 s. : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Following the money : funding woman suffrage --
Unequal women working for women's equality : power and resentment in the woman suffrage movement --
Dictating with dollars : funding equality for working-class women --
An education for women equal to that of men : funding colleges for women --
Using mammon for righteousness : funding coeducation through coercive philanthropy --
Margaret Sanger's network of feminists : funding the birth control movement --
Feminism and science : funding research for the pill --
Epilogue
Series Title: Gender & American culture
Responsibility: Joan Marie Johnson

Abstract:

Joan Marie Johnson examines an understudied dimension of women's history in the United States: how a group of affluent white women from the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries advanced the status of all women through acts of philanthropy. ... Motivated by their own experiences with sexism, and focusing on women's need for economic independence, these benefactors sought to expand women's access to higher education, promote suffrage, and champion reproductive rights, as well as to provide assistance to working-class women."--Jacket

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.