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Title Encyclopedia of American social movements / edited by Immanuel Ness ; foreword by Stephen Eric Bronner and Frances Fox Piven
Published London : Routledge, 2015
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Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Antislavery Movement; Introduction; Antislavery Movement, 1700s-1830s; Antislavery Movement, 1830s-1840s; Antislavery Movement, 1840s-1850s; Antislavery Movement, 1860-1865; Abolition: Humanitarian and Revolutionary Ideas; Moderate, Radical, and Militant Abolition; Frederick Douglass and Antislavery; Free Blacks: Foundations of Polities; Antislavery Resistance: An Overview; North-South Reactions to Antislavery; 2. Civil Rights Movement; Introduction
African-American Women's Movement, 1930s-1940sAfrican-American Women's Movement, 1950-Present; Women's Movement, 1960-1990; Women's Studies Movement; Women's Liberation Movement, 1965-1975; Women's Movement, 1990-Present; Feminist/Lesbian Separatism Movement; Anti-Rape Movement; 4. Labor Movement; Introduction; Labor Movement, 1600-1790; Labor Movement, 1790-1860; Labor Movement, 1861-1877; Knights of Labor; Miners' Movement in the West; Anarchism and the Labor Movement; Labor Movement. 1877-1919; Eight-Hour Day Movement; Syndicalism and the Industrial Workers of the World
Civil Rights Movement, 1865-1910Movement to Abolish Convict Labor; Anti-Lynching Movement; Civil Rights Movement, 1910-1930; Garvey's Universal Negro Improvement Association Movement; Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters; Civil Rights Movement, 1930-1953; Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1970; Nonviolent Direct Action; Congress of Racial Equality; Civil Rights Movement, 1970-1990; Racial Violence and the Civil Rights Movement; Black Nationalism and the Civil Rights Movement; Anti-Apartheid Movement; Civil Rights Movement, 1990-2000; Civil Rights Movement, Twenty-First Century; 3. Women's Movement
IntroductionWomen's Social Movement, 1800-1869; Moral and Dress Reform Movement, 1800-1869; Matilda Joslyn Gage and Woman Suffrage History; Popular Health Movement; Women's Cooperative Housekeeping Movement; Woman Suffrage Movement, 1848-1920; Women's Movement and Social Activism, 1865-1920; African-American Women's Movement, 1865-1920s; Women and the Progressive Movement; Women and the Anti-Imperialist Movement; Working Women's Movement, Early Twentieth Century; Birth Control Movement; Women's Movement, 1920-1960; Equal Rights Amendment; Abortion Rights Movement
Railroad Workers MovementSteelworkers Movement; Garment Workers Movement; Labor Movement, 1920-1934; Communist Movement; Sacco and Vanzetti; Unemployment Movement; Unemployed Councils; Strikes of 1934; Brookwood Labor College; Labor Movement, 1935-1947; Labor Law; Cannery Workers Movement; Labor Movement, 1948-1981; Public Workers Movement; Labor Movement and the Vietnam War; Black Lung Movement; Labor Movement. 1981-Present; PATCO and Replacement Workers; United Parcel Service Strike; Hotel and Restaurant Workers Movement; Wildcat Strikes; Organized Labor, Consumption, and Boycotts
Summary This four-volume set examines every social movement in American history - from the great struggles for abolition, civil rights, and women's equality to the more specific quests for prohibition, consumer safety, unemployment insurance, and global justice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 22, 2015)
Subject Social change -- United States -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Social justice -- United States -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Social movements -- United States -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Bronner, Stephen Eric, 1949- author of foreword
Ness, Immanuel, editor
Piven, Frances Fox, author of foreword
ISBN 1317471881
131747189X (electronic bk)
9781317471899 (electronic bk)
(Mobipocket ebook)