1. Education

Eighties / Nineties Feminism

The history of feminism in the 1980s and 1990s.
  1. Affirmative Action

Mary Crisp
Goldwater Republican Mary Crisp was an ardent proponent of women's rights, the Equal Rights Amendment, and abortion rights.

Understanding Third Wave Feminism
Third-wave feminism and the future of the feminist movement.

Change and Continuity for Women
Feminist and women's issues at the 1996 Republican and Democratic conventions, as analyzed by Jo Freeman. Includes some history from the 1950s-1970s.

Feminism vs. Family Values
A look at the feminist issues at the 1992 Democratic and Republican presidential conventions, including some history of women's roles in the parties since the 1960s.

Feminist Activities at the 1988 Republican Convention
Jo Freeman analyzing the Republican convention of 1988, and the re-emergence of a feminist presence especially over the subject of abortion.

Future of Feminism
Gloria Steinem, MS Magazine founder, and Amy Richards and Jennifer Baumgardner, on NPR's Talk of the Nation, 10/3/00 with Juan Williams. Audio version.

Lots of Show But Little Substance
Jo Freeman's analysis of the influence of women at the Democratic and Republican presidential conventions in the year 2000. Includes some background on party realignments since the middle of the 20th century.

Susan Faludi: the Mother Jones Interview
Faludi talks about her feminism, social change today, and her 1999 book on men in today's world.

The "Stolen Feminism" Hoax
Laura Flanders on Christina Hoff Sommers debunks the debunker. Is the Super Bowl rise in woman abuse a myth or fact?

Where Have All the Women Gone?
Jo Freeman with more analysis of the 2000 Republican convention in Philadelphia, with some history on the role of women in Republican conventions since the 1970s.

Women at the 1988 Democratic Convention
An analysis by Jo Freeman of feminists and feminist issues in 1988 at the Democratic Convention.

Women, Women, Everywhere: Does It Make a Difference?
Women's presence was obvious at the Democratic convention of 2000 in Los Angeles -- did it make a difference in the issues? Jo Freeman weighs in, with some history of women at Democratic conventions especially since the 1970s.

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