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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


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

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


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

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Publication date

30th June 2001


Meredith Tax

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University of Illinois Press


352 pages


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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