Moving the Mountain: The Women's Movement in America Since 1960
Presents the story of the struggles and triumphs of thousands of activists who achieved 'half a revolution' between 1960 and 1990. This book presents a grass-roots view of the small steps and giant leaps that have changed laws and institutions as well as the prejudices and unspoken rules governing a woman's place in American society.
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The Opening Salvos
The Resurgence of Liberal Feminism
The Founding of NOW
The Birth of Womens Liberation
Experiments in Radical Equality
The Media and the Movement
Congress Passes the ERA
Equal Pay and the Pauperization of Women
Diversity From the Melting Pot to the Salad Bowl
Why the ERA Lost
The Eclipse of the Gender Gap
The New Right and the War on Feminism
The Unending Struggle over Abortion
The Womens Movement in the 1980s
The Future of Feminism The 1990s and Beyond
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Page 4 - So too the average SNCC worker finds it difficult to discuss the woman problem because of the assumption of male superiority. Assumptions of male superiority are as widespread and deep rooted and every much as crippling to the woman as the assumptions of white supremacy are to the Negro.