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100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Holly J. McCammon and Lee Ann Banaszak (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment looks back at the century since the amendment giving women in the United States the right to vote was ratified. The volume asks: how has women’s political ... More


Sisters in the Statehouse: Black Women and Legislative Decision Making

Nadia E. Brown

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352432
eISBN:
9780199352456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352432.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book argues that identities based on race and gender affect how Black women legislate. Unlike other studies that only analyze intergroup variances, this book examines intragroup differences ... More


Legislation for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Nadia E. Brown

in Sisters in the Statehouse: Black Women and Legislative Decision Making

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352432
eISBN:
9780199352456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352432.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 4 demonstrates how the approach of political intersectionality in domestic violence prevention legislation provides an important analytical tool for understanding how African American women ... More


Conclusion

Nadia E. Brown

in Sisters in the Statehouse: Black Women and Legislative Decision Making

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352432
eISBN:
9780199352456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352432.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 7 reviews the theoretical arguments and summarizes the findings of the empirical chapters. It points to the benefit of using Black women’s voices as starting points for the analysis of their ... More


Introduction

Rose Ernst

in The Price of Progressive Politics: The Welfare Rights Movement in an Era of Colorblind Racism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722480
eISBN:
9780814722749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722480.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter presents the organization of the book as it examines the dynamics of movements situated at the intersections of marginalized axes of race, gender, and class. By definition, ... More


Breaking Rank: Race and Class Consciousness

Rose Ernst

in The Price of Progressive Politics: The Welfare Rights Movement in an Era of Colorblind Racism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722480
eISBN:
9780814722749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722480.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter studies the “race and class consciousness” frames that challenge the dominant racial ideology of colorblindness. Colorblindness frames articulate different forms of marginalization in a ... More


Coalition and Collaboration among Advocacy Organizations

in Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the coalitions among advocacy organizations, asking whether such alliances are an alternative vehicle for activity on issues affecting disadvantaged subgroups. Alliances with ... More


Historic Firsts: How Symbolic Empowerment Changes U.S. Politics

Evelyn M. Simien

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199314171
eISBN:
9780190275099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314171.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Election 2008 made American history, but prior campaigns paved the way, starting with the candidacies of Shirley Chisholm in 1972 and Jesse Jackson in 1984. While unsuccessful, they were significant. ... More


Symbolic Empowerment: Trailblazers and Torchbearers

Evelyn M. Simien

in Historic Firsts: How Symbolic Empowerment Changes U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199314171
eISBN:
9780190275099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314171.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

By introducing the concept of symbolic empowerment, the chapter bridges the scholarly literature on descriptive and symbolic representation. In it, the chapter argues that historic candidacies change ... More


Epilogue: Women’s Activism from Electoral Campaigns to Protest Action: Into the Next 100 Years

Lee Ann Banaszak and Holly J. McCammon

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The epilogue discusses the volume’s central themes in light of events around the 2016 presidential election. This chapter considers growth in gender equality over the last one hundred years as well ... More


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