Feminism Unfinished: A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movements

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5.4 X 0.7 X 8.2 inches | 0.5 pounds

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About the Author

Dorothy Sue Cobble is Professor of Labor Studies, History, and Women's/Gender Studies at Rutgers University. She is the author of The Other Women's Movement: Workplace Justice and Social Rights in Modern America and Dishing it Out: Waitresses and Their Unions in the Twentieth Century, and the editor of Women and Unions, Forging a Partnership, also from Cornell.
Linda Gordon is Professor of History at New York University. She is the author of the now-classic history of birth control in America, Woman's Body, Woman's Right, and of Heroes of Their Own Lives: The Politics and History of Family Violence, winner of the American Historical Association's Joan Kelly Prize for the best book in women's history.
Astrid Henry is the Louise R. Noun Professor of Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies at Grinnell College. She lives in Grinnell, Iowa.


The authors...pose a rich, radical history of women's struggles... This is a necessary book.--Sarah Leonard
A quick, compelling and astute history of the women's movement from the 1920s to today and the first major history of women's political, social and economic progress in the United States in a generation.--Scott Porch
Forcefully disrupting misguided clichés, this pointed narrative highlights the transformative ideas and innovations driven by many generations of American women struggling for equal justice and aiming to be individuals and full citizens. Here, the full and continuous range of feminist efforts springs to life, tumultuous and internally varied as it was.--Nancy F. Cott, Trumbull Professor of American History at Harvard University