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Conclusion: America’s Founding Feminists

Lisa Pace Vetter

in The Political Thought of America's Founding Feminists

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479853342
eISBN:
9781479867752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479853342.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Frances Wright’s early socialist critique exposed the systemic oppression of ordinary American citizens at the hands of the ruling white male elite, and encouraged individuals to scrutinize the ... More


Sarah Grimké’s Quaker Liberalism

Lisa Pace Vetter

in The Political Thought of America's Founding Feminists

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479853342
eISBN:
9781479867752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479853342.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Sarah Grimké’s Letters on the Equality of the Sexes is considered one of the first systematic accounts of women’s oppression in America. To explore her Quaker-based political theory, Grimké’s work is ... More


“The Most Belligerent Non-Resistant”: Lucretia Mott on Women’s Rights

Lisa Pace Vetter

in The Political Thought of America's Founding Feminists

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479853342
eISBN:
9781479867752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479853342.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Lucretia Mott’s Quaker speeches and other writings are examined to show that her contributions to political theory are shaped by a radically antidogmatic worldview rooted in her progressive religious ... More


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