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ERIC Number: ED264819
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Mar
Pages: 629
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-87484-568-8
Women: A Feminist Perspective. Third Edition.
Freeman, Jo, Ed.
Feminist issues are discussed in 33 scholarly articles that cover the following areas: the body and its control, the family, growing up female, the working woman, institutions of social control, and historical and contemporary developments in feminism. Titles and authors include: "Sexual Terrorism" (Carole J. Sheffield); "The Rape Culture" (Dianne Herman); "Abortion: The Controversial Choice" (Nadean Bishop); "Sexual Harassment: The Link between Gender Stratification, Sexuality, and Women's Economic Status" (Susan Ehrlich Martin); "Women, Health, and Medicine" (Barbara Katz Rothman); "The Origin of the Family" (Kathleen Gough); "Power in Dating Relationships" (Letitia Anne Peplau); "Marital Relationships and Mental Health: the Psychic Costs of Inequality" (Janice M. Steil);"Motherhood: Contemporary Conflict for Women" (Michele Hoffnung); "Child Care" (Jill Norgren); "Sex-Role Socialization: A Focus on Women" (Lenore J. Weitzman); "Women and Higher Education; Sex Differentials in the Status of Students and Scholars" (Mary Frank Fox); "The Double Standard: Age" (Inge Powell Bell); "The Internalization of Powerlessness: A Case Study of the Displaced Homemaker" (Lois M. Greenwood-Audant); "Women and Widowhood: The Suffering beyond Grief" (Judith M. Stillion); "Women in the Labor Force: An Overview" (Francine D. Blau); "Clerical Work: The Female Occupation" (Evelyn Nakano Glenn, Roslyn L. Feldbert); "'Union is Power': Sketches from Women's Labor History" (Barbara M. Wertheimer); "Professional Women: How Real Are the Recent Gains?" (Debra Renee Kaufman); "Trust, Loyalty, and the Place of Women in the Informal Organization of Work" (Judith Lorber); "Women, Law, and Public Policy" (Jo Freeman); "Women and Politics: The Real Majority" (Naomi B. Lynn); "Race and Ethnicity in the Lives of Minority Women" (Elizabeth McTaggart Almquist); "What Price Independence? Social Reactions to Lesbians, Spinsters, Widows, and Nuns" (Rose Weitz); "The Sexual Politics of Interpersonal Behavior" (Nancy Henly, Jo Freeman); "Sexism and the English Language; The Linguistic Implications of Being a Woman" (Karen L. Adams, Norma C. Ware); "Poverty is a Woman's Problem" (Kathleen Shortridge); "Farewell to Alms: Women's Fare under Welfare" (Diana M. Pearce); "The Historical Background" (Viola Klein); "The First Feminists" (Judith Hole, Ellen Levine); "The Women's Liberation Movement; Its Origins, Structure, Activities, and Ideas" (Jo Freeman); "Feminist Consciousness and Black Women" (Pauline Terrelonge); and "Keep Us on the Pedestal: Women against Feminism in Twentieth-Century America" (Susan E. Marshall). (SW)
Mayfield Publishing Company, 285 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301 ($18.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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