The Rising of Women Feminist Solidarity and Class Conflict, 1880-1917

by Meredith Tax

The Rising of Women Feminist Solidarity and Class Conflict, 1880-1917 Synopsis

A meticulously researched and brilliantly nuanced examination of the rise of feminism and its relationship with union and labor movements.

The Rising of Women Feminist Solidarity and Class Conflict, 1880-1917 Press Reviews

In this searching examination of the links between feminism, trade unionism, and socialism, Tax asks why the connection between the working-class struggle and the movement for women's liberation broke so often, and why, in the end, no lasting relationship developed... [An] intelligent study of the failure of understanding and fragmentation of interests. -- Library Journal The Rising of the Women is indispensable for a comprehensive understanding of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century feminism. -- New Directions for Women Rich in historical detail, powerful in its analysis and interpretation, and wise in its recommendations for contemporary mobilization. -- Steven M. Buechler, Contemporary Sociology

Book Information

ISBN: 9780252070075
Publication date: 30th June 2001
Author: Meredith Tax
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 352 pages
Categories: Feminism & feminist theory, Social classes, History of the Americas, Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900, 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000,

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