From Socialism to Social Justice Feminism: Rose Schneiderman and the Quest for Urban Equity, 1911-1933

@article{McGuire2009FromST,
  title={From Socialism to Social Justice Feminism: Rose Schneiderman and the Quest for Urban Equity, 1911-1933},
  author={John McGuire},
  journal={Journal of Urban History},
  year={2009},
  volume={35},
  pages={1019 - 998}
}
  • John McGuire
  • Published 1 November 2009
  • History
  • Journal of Urban History
This article argues that in her long career of political and labor activism, Rose Schneiderman (1882-1972) embarked on a quest for urban equity that took her from the tenets of socialism, which emphasized trade unionism, to the principles of social justice feminism, which advocated state activism through the passage and promotion of labor legislation. While social justice feminists wanted to both ameliorate the harsh effects of industrialization and urbanization and to change the social… 
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