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Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: Chronicles the women's rights movement in the United States, from the beginning of the movement in the nineteenth century and the fight for equal rights in the 1960s to such present-day events as the Women's March in 2017.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.4 HOP

Kulling, Monica

Summary: "It's not fair." Susan B. Anthony was very concerned about fairness and equality for women and girls in America. She knew it wasn't fair to pay a woman less than a man for the same job. She knew it wasn't fair not to allow women to vote in elections. In fact, it was illegal for women to vote. But she felt so strongly, she voted in an election--and was arrested--anyway. Young readers will learn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN KUL

Conkling, Winifred

Summary: Throughout the years, Gloria Steinem is perhaps the single-most iconic figure associated with women's rights, her name practically synonymous with the word "feminism." Documenting everything from her boundary-pushing journalistic career to the foundation of Ms. magazine to being awarded the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom, Winifred Conkling's Ms. Gloria Steinem: A Life is a meticulously...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 STE

Traister, Rebecca

Summary: In the year 2018, it seems as if women's anger has suddenly erupted into the public conversation. But long before Pantsuit Nation, before the Women's March, and before the #MeToo movement, women's anger was not only politically catalytic but politically problematic. The story of female fury and its cultural significance demonstrates the long history of bitter resentment that has enshrouded...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 TRA

Cobble, Dorothy Sue.

Summary: Traces the origins of the feminist movement to the 1920s and follows the post-Suffrage movements, which exposed the exploitation of women in the workplace and fought for sexual rights and freedoms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 COB

Spar, Debora L

Summary: One of the first women professors at Harvard Business School and the president of Barnard College examines how women's lives have--and have not--changed over the past forty years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 SPA

Dworkin, Andrea

Summary: "Radical feminist author Andrea Dworkin was a caricature of the manhater in the popular imagination as well as a polarizing figure within the women's movement, infamous for her antipornography stance in the 1970s and 1980s. Now, more than a decade after her death, this timely collection of her writing showcases the prescience of her analyses: of the genocidal character of sexual violence; of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Semiotext(e) 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 DWO

Zeisler, Andi

Summary: Today, feminism is no longer a dirty word, and women purporting to stand up for women's equality now include high-powered names like Beyonc,̌ Taylor Swift, and Emma Watson. Hip underwear lines sell granny pants with "feminist" emblazoned on the back. In every bookstore, there are scores of seductive feminist how-to business guides telling women how to achieve "it all." Meanwhile, access to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2016

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Zeisler, Andi

Summary: "A critical assessment of feminism today by the founding editor and creative director of Bitch magazine draws on the stories of institutions and everyday women to illuminate how feminism has been compromised by market forces, subversive politics and popular culture, sharing strategic recommendations for how to reverse marginalizing trends,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 ZEI

Hogan, Kristen

Summary: "From the 1970s through the 1990s more than one hundred feminist bookstores built a transnational network that helped shape some of feminism's most complex conversations. Kristen Hogan traces the feminist bookstore movement's rise and eventual fall, restoring its radical work to public feminist memory. The bookwomen at the heart of this story-mostly lesbians and including women of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 2016

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Carpenter, Angelica Shirley

Summary: Radical, feminist, writer, suffragist Matilda Joslyn Gage changed the course of history. She fought for equal rights not dependent on sex, race, class, or creed. Yet her name has faded into obscurity. She is forgotten when her comrades, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, are celebrated. To explain, Angelica Shirley Carpenter explores Gage's life, including her rise and fall within the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: South Dakota Historical Society Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 GAG

Summary: On April 30, 1971, a standing-room-only crowd of New York's intellectual elite packed the city's Town Hall theater to see Norman Mailer, fresh from the controversy over his essay 'The Prisoner of Sex' and the backlash it received from leaders of the women's movement, tangle with a panel of four prominent female thinkers and activists: Jacqueline Ceballos, Germaine Greer, Jill Johnston, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TOW

Kendall, Mikki

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Summary: "A collection of essays taking aim at the legitimacy of the modern feminist movement, arguing that it has chronically failed to address the needs of all but a few women"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 KEN

Friedman, Jaclyn

Summary: "What bestselling authors like Sheryl Sandberg and Brigid Schulte have done for women's work lives, Jaclyn Friedman does here for women's sexuality: spark a culture-wide rethink about what's accepted as normal, urging us all to try for something better. Not only that: she does it with warmth, irreverence, and candor reminiscent of Roxane Gay in Bad Feminist, and the fiery conviction of her own...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 FRI

Trepczynski, Savala N.

Summary: "An incisive and vulnerable yet powerful and provocative collection of essays, Savala offers poignant reflections on living between society's most charged, politicized, and intractably polar spaces: between black and white, between rich and poor, betweenthin and fat - as a woman. The daughter of an Afro-Latinx father and a white mother, Savala's light complexion has always contrast her kinky...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 TRE

Friedman, Hilary Levey

Summary: "Many predicted that pageants would disappear by the 21st century. Yet they are thriving. America's most enduring contest, Miss America, celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2020. Why do they persist? In Here She Is, Hilary Levey Friedman reveals the surprising ways pageants have been an empowering feminist tradition. She traces the role of pageants in many of the feminist movement's signature...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.6 FRI

Douglas, Susan J. (Susan Jeanne)

Summary: Women today are inundated with conflicting messages from the mass media: they must either be strong leaders in complete command or sex kittens obsessed with finding and pleasing a man. Here, cultural critic Susan J. Douglas takes readers on a spirited journey through the television programs, popular songs, movies, and news coverage of recent years, telling a story that is the cultural biography...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.23 DOU

Traister, Rebecca

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Summary: "In a provocative, groundbreaking work, National Magazine Award­-finalist Rebecca Traister, "the most brilliant voice on feminism in this country" (Anne Lamott), traces the history of unmarried women in America who, through social, political, and economic means, have radically shaped our nation. For legions of women, living single isn't news; it's life. In 2009, the award-winning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 TRA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.81 TRA

Westervelt, Amy

Summary: Examines the history of American ideas about motherhood, how those ideas have impacted all women whether or not they have children, and calls for changes in workplace policies, cultural norms, and personal attitudes about motherhood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.874 WES

Hendricks, Nancy

Summary: "From Beatniks to Sputnik and Princess Grace to Peyton Place, this book illuminates the female half of America's population as they entered a "brave new world" that revolutionized women's lives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwood 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 HEN

Summary: A collection of essays from twenty-one young adult authors explore their experiences of injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.4 OUR

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 305.42 REE

Summary: "This collection of essays and interviews presents 36 contributors to this emerging movement discussing a broad range of topics--activism, healthcare, education, LGBT issues, the environment, to name a few--affecting the political and cultural environmentof future generations"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 WE

Hooks, Bell.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt and Co. 1995

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Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: Twenty-five-year-old Alice Paul returns to her native New Jersey after several years on the front lines of the suffrage movement in Great Britain. Weakened from imprisonment and hunger strikes, she is nevertheless determined to invigorate the stagnant suffrage movement in her homeland. On March 3, 1913, a glorious march commences, but negligent police allow vast crowds of belligerent men to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2021

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC CHI

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