ERIC Number: ED264819
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Mar
Reference Count: 0
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)
Descriptors: Abortions, Clerical Workers, Day Care, Displaced Homemakers, Employed Women, Employment Practices, Family Relationship, Females, Feminism, Health Services, Higher Education, Marital Status, Minority Groups, Political Influences, Professional Personnel, Sex Role, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Harassment, Social Change, Unions, Widowed
Mayfield Publishing Company, 285 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301 ($18.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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