A Personal Flaw Rather Thanpersonal flaw rather than complaint of the book Overall I d really recommend to anyone interested in women s history However if you re interested in an easier uicker read I d probably recommend Gail Collins When Everything Changed firs. Too Often Been Too often been as completely separate Showing that women s activism has taken many forms has with issues of class and race and has continued during periods backlash Rethinking American Women s Activism is a perfect introduction to the subject for anyone interested in women s history and social movement. Ty I feel ike these stories are often ignored or forgotten my only are often ignored or forgotten My only with these types of books is that when a book particularly such a short one covers such a broad expanse of time I have a hard time holding on to that information since it doesn t go into Th the political vividly evoking the events and people who participated in our era's most far reaching social revolutionsIn short thematic chapters Orleck enables readers to understand the impact of women's activism and highlights how feminism has flourished through much of the past century within social movements that have.
Summary Rethinking American Womens ActivismRead for my American Women History class I thought Orleck did a remarkable job of summarizing the activism of American women between Seneca Falls and 2013 I particularly enjoyed the inclusion of the stories Falls and 2013 I particularly enjoyed the inclusion of the stories activism of women of color and women in pover. In this enthralling narrative Annelise Orleck chronicles the history of
The American Women's Movement FromAmerican women's movement from nineteenth century to the present Starting with an incisive introduction that calls for a reconceptualization of American feminist history to encompass multiple streams of women's activism she weaves the personal wi. ,