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Women"s rights in the U.S.A.

policy debates and gender roles

by Dorothy M. Stetson

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Women"s rights -- United States,
    • Sex role -- United States,
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesWomen"s rights in the USA
      StatementDorothy McBride-Stetson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.U6 S74 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 426 p. ;
      Number of Pages426
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3679027M
      ISBN 100415944783
      LC Control Number2003020614

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Book Description. Women’s Rights in the USA is a rigorous examination of the intersection of gender roles and public policy and the implications for feminist activists. The book places full information on state and federal statutes and court decisions in the context of the ebb and flow of debates that have engaged the public since the founding of the Republic.

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Little by little, women's demands for higher education, entrance into trades and professions, married women's rights to property, and the right to vote were conceded. In the United States after woman suffrage was won inwomen were divided on the question of equal standing with men (advocated by the National Woman's party) versus some.

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