The Women's Rights Movement by Shane Mountjoy
  

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The Women's Rights Movement by Shane Mountjoy

The women's rights movement grew out of the women's suffrage movement of the mid-1800s and also addressed other women's legal rights issues. The second wave of the movement, which promoted economic, political, and social equality, gained momentum in the 1960s and '70s, when such groups as the National Organization for Women fought for equal pay and laws banning employment discrimination. Clearly written, highly visual, and bolstered by sidebars, a chronology and timeline, and a thorough index, The Women's Rights Movement is an illuminating introduction to one of the most prominent reform movements of the last 40 years.

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Format

Hardback
156 pages

Author

Shane Mountjoy
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th January 2008

ISBN

9780791095058


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