Booth, H., Creamer, D., Davis, S., Dobbin, D., Kaufman, R., & Klass, T. (1972). Socialist Feminism: A Strategy for the Women's Movement. Retrieved November 21, 2013, from CWLU herhistory Project: http://www.cwluherstory.com/socialist-feminism-a-strategy-for-the-womens-movement.html
This paper was written to share and express the ideas of new strategies in women's movement from the current ideologies emphasizing on women’s lifestyles from the cultural perspectives. From this perspective they place emphasis on personal growth and liberations and how women relate. The women's movement was based on breaking the old patterns in social, cultural, economic and political realms. This was driven by the need to create new patterns of post revolutionary society, focusing on delineating the society that oppressed women. The paper focuses on different strategies that have been adopted in ensuring women's movements achieve their objectives. Various channels such as mass media action projects, demonstrations and counter-institutional activities have been used in women's movements to fight for the control of their own lives.
Therefore, this source provides an imperative resource for this paper in understanding women's movements from the perspectives of a new strategy. The authors focused on socialist feminism and the activities used during the movements stating the objectives of the movement. In addition, the paper provides an overview of the prevailing conditions surrounding women’s movement. The new strategy focuses on understanding the dynamics of power that enable women movement to move from a survival and conservative point to dynamism that ensures they gain control over their lives. Therefore, this paper provides new insights and information about new strategies introduced in the women’s movement in the achievement of their objectives.
Freeman, J. (1973). The Origins of the Women's Liberation Movement. American Journal of Sociology , 792-811.
Freeman focuses on the emergence of women’s liberation movements based on the discontent of women, speculations and social strain. In the early days of women’s movements, social movement literature was neglected and this provided a good source of information on the emergence of the movements. Therefore, Freeman provides the early definition of feminism movements from a social phenomenon. He provides the basic frameworks of the women’s movement where they started and their operatives. For example, the development of communications network and infrastructure forms the primary basis of the women’s movement.
Therefore, this form an imperative resource in providing information about the origin and emergence the women’s movement. It provides the basic framework upon which women’s movements were formed. This research aims at exploring feminism and the women’s movement, and this article by
Freeman provides the basic foundational frameworks of the women’s movement. Therefore, the article can provide new insights for the purpose of this study.
Kerber, L. K. (1988). Separate Spheres, Female Worlds, Woman's Place: The Rhetoric of Women's History. Journal of American History , 9-39.
In this article, Kerber begins with an explanation of the American history in the perspective of democracy in America. The fight for democracy and equal rights in America was characterized with a generation that began searching for an explanation about women’s lives. There were numerous spheres that were introduced in explaining the role of women in the American society. For example, the exclusion of women from higher education, arguments against birth control and the place of women in homes were among highly debated issues in discussing the role of women. Therefore, this article provides an imperative source in explaining different spheres of women’s lives.
This article provides an explanation on the role of women and the basic foundational frameworks of the democratization process that involved women. The author evaluates the works of different writers and authors in providing a justified explanation of the role of women during the feminist movements. An explanation of the changing roles and perspective of women in society has also been provided in the article providing an imperative resource for this research.
Anthony, S. B. (1974). Teaching With Documents: Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment. Retrieved November 22, 2013, from http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/woman-suffrage/anthony-petition.html
The women’s movement used different tactics in fighting for their rights. This article provides a filed petition by Susan B. Antony to the United States congress after registering and voting in the 1872 elections. This provides the strong frameworks used in the women’s movement from a legal perspective. It was through such means that the women achieved their objectives although there has been various cases women’s movements are still at play presently fighting for equality.
Therefore, this paper provides an imperative source in providing an explanation of how women’s movement fought for the rights of women. The use of a legal means through a petition that allowed Susan to fight for a chance to participate in the democratic process of voting present one of the numerous means used in feminist movements. This avenue opened a means through which numerous other ways of achieving feminism objectives were achieved. Therefore, the article provides an important resource for this paper forming among the basic foundations of women’s movement achievement in the early age. The article also forms the basic legal foundations of feminist movements and their profound activities in the 19th century.