Format:
Book
Author:
Spruill, Marjorie Julian, 1951- author.
Title:
Divided we stand : the battle over women's rights and family values that polarized American politics / Marjorie J. Spruill.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Bloomsbury, 2017.
©2017
Description:
436 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
"Forty years ago, two women's movements drew a line in the sand between liberals and conservatives. The legacy of that rift is still evident today in American politics and social policies,"--NoveList.
Subjects:
Women social reformers -- United States.
Birth control -- United States -- History.
Women's rights -- United States -- History.
Women -- United States -- Social conditions.
Women -- Social conditions.
Women -- United States -- Attitudes.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Civil Rights
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-425) and index.
Contents:
Four days that changed the world -- the rise of the feminist establishment -- To form a more perfect union -- What's wrong with "equal rights" for women? -- An alternative to "women's lib" -- The gathering storm -- Armageddon state by state -- Out of the kitchen and into the counterrevolution -- Mama said there'd be days like this -- Crest of the second wave -- Launching the pro-family movement -- We shall go forth -- Onward Christian soldiers -- Epilogue: A nation divided.
ISBN:
978-1-63286-314-0
Other Number:
972965013
System Availability:
1
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
1
Control Number:
309929
Call Number:
305.4209/SPRUI/2017
Course Reserves:
0
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# System items in:
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