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No Permanent Waves : Recasting Histories of U.S. Feminism

Author: Nancy A Hewitt
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2010] ©2010
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE., Global Cultural Studies.
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No Permanent Waves boldly enters the ongoing debates over the utility of the "wave" metaphor for capturing the complex history of women's rights by offering fresh perspectives on the diverse movements that comprise U.S. feminism, past and present. Seventeen essays-both original and reprinted-address continuities, conflicts, and transformations among women's movements in the United States from the early nineteenth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
No permanent waves.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009020401
(OCoLC)344074469
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy A Hewitt
ISBN: 9780813549170 0813549175
OCLC Number: 642204450
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 453 pages)
Contents: From Seneca Falls to suffrage? Reimagining a "master" narrative in U.S. women's history / Nancy A. Hewitt --
Multiracial feminism: recasting the chronology of second wave feminism / Becky Thompson --
Black feminisms and human agency / Ula Y. Taylor --
"We have a long, beautiful history": Chicana feminist trajectories and legacies / Marisela R. Chávez --
Unsettling "third wave feminism": feminist waves, intersectionality, and identity politics in retrospect / Leela Fernandes --
Overthrowing the "monopoly of the pulpit": race and the rights of church women in the nineteenth-century United States / Martha S. Jones --
Labor feminists and President Kennedy's Commission on women / Dorothy Sue Cobble --
Expanding the boundaries of the women's movement: black feminism and the struggle for welfare rights / Premilla Nadasen --
Rethinking global sisterhood: peace activism and women's Orientalism / Judy Tzu-Chun Wu --
Living a feminist lifestyle: the intersection of theory and action in a lesbian feminist collective / Anne M. Valk --
Strange bedfellows: building feminist coalitions around sex work in the 1970s / Stephanie Gilmore --
From sisterhood to girlie culture: closing the great divide between second and third wave cultural agendas / Leandra Zarnow --
Staking claims to independence: Jennie Collins, Aurora Phelps, and the Boston Working Women's League, 1865-1877 / Lara Vapnek --
"I had not seen women like that before": intergenerational feminism in New York City's tenant movement / Roberta S. Gold --
The hidden history of affirmative action: working women's struggles in the 1970s and the gender of class / Nancy MacLean --
U.S. feminism: Grrrl style!: Youth (sub)cultures and the technologics of the third wave / Ednie Kaeh Garrison --
"Under construction": identifying foundations of hip-hop feminism and exploring bridges between black second wave and hip hop feminisms / Whitney A. Peoples.
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE., Global Cultural Studies.
Responsibility: edited by Nancy A. Hewitt.
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Captures the complex history of women's rights by offering fresh perspectives on the diverse movements that comprise US feminism. This title features seventeen essays that address continuities,  Read more...

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"From Seneca Falls to hip-hop, this striking collection pushes us to rethink the who, what, when, where, and why of U.S. feminist history. The wide-ranging essays toss out the overly tidy Read more...

 
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