Significant Contemporary American Feminists: A Biographical Sourcebook

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Price
$99.60
Publisher
Greenwood
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
6.14 X 9.21 X 0.88 inches | 1.56 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780313301254

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About the Author

JENNIFER SCANLON is Associate Professor of Women's Studies at Bowdoin College. She is the author of Inarticulate Longings: The Ladies' Home Journal, Gender, and the Promises of Consumer Culture (1995) and co-author of American Women Historians, 1700s-1990s: A Biographical Dictionary (Greenwood, 1996).

Reviews

"Scanlon's unique source provides biographies that place in context the lives and contributions of second and third-wave feminists in the diverse contemporary movement....The comprehensive and accurate subject index provides additional access to the varied threads of feminism....The contributions and advisory board members have impressive feminist credentials. Excellent both as a reference source and an introduction to contemporary feminists; recommended for all undergraduate collections."-Choice
"Those wishing to find a brief overview of the most influential contemporary U.S. feminists will not be disappointed."-American Reference Books Annual
"This biographical sourcebook is a useful tool for any library due to its easy to follow layout and detailed and interesting information."-Pennsylvania School Librarian's Association
"The analysis presented in this volume of the work and influence of these women is unique....Most academic libraries, and any library with a women's studies collection will probably want to acquire this reference work."-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
?Those wishing to find a brief overview of the most influential contemporary U.S. feminists will not be disappointed.?-American Reference Books Annual
?This biographical sourcebook is a useful tool for any library due to its easy to follow layout and detailed and interesting information.?-Pennsylvania School Librarian's Association
?The analysis presented in this volume of the work and influence of these women is unique....Most academic libraries, and any library with a women's studies collection will probably want to acquire this reference work.?-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
?Scanlon's unique source provides biographies that place in context the lives and contributions of second and third-wave feminists in the diverse contemporary movement....The comprehensive and accurate subject index provides additional access to the varied threads of feminism....The contributions and advisory board members have impressive feminist credentials. Excellent both as a reference source and an introduction to contemporary feminists; recommended for all undergraduate collections.?-Choice