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No Turning Back: The History of Feminism and the Future of Women
Feminism has reached a critical momentum from which there is no turning back. A truly global movement as dynamic in the developing world as it is in the West, feminism has helped women achieveExpand
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Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America.
As the first full-length study of the history of sexuality in America, "Intimate Matters" offered trenchant insights into the sexual behavior of Americans from colonial times to the present. Now,Expand
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The Keepers and the Kept@@@Their Sisters' Keepers: Women's Prison Reform in America, 1830-1930.
This study of prison reform adds a new chapter to the history of women's struggle for justice in America
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Separatism as Strategy: Female Institution Building and American Feminism, 1870-1930
If innate male aggression and dominance are at the root of female oppression, then the feminist program would logically require either the extermination of the offending sex, or else a eugenicsExpand
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Maternal Justice: Miriam Van Waters and the Female Reform Tradition
In her extraordinary career as a prison reformer, Miriam Van Waters worked tirelessly to champion the cause of socially disadvantaged and delinquent women. Yet, it was her sensational battle toExpand
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The New Woman: Changing Views of Women in the 1920s
IN his suggestive article, "What Happened to the Progressive Movement in the 1920's," Arthur S. Link analyzed the legacy of the pre-World War I "progressive coalition" of businessmen, farm groups,Expand
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"The Burning of Letters Continues": Elusive Identities and the Historical Construction of Sexuality
To explore how historians grapple with the sexual identity of their subjects, this article reflects on the research process for a biography of prison reformer Miriam Van Waters. It reviews threeExpand
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