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