Opinions throughout History: Gender: Roles & Rights

Editors: Grey House Publishing
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Grey House Publishing

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-68217-951-2
Category: Social Sciences - Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Image Count: 94
Book Status: Available
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This new series from Grey House offers indepth, single volumes that follow the debate, or path, to a decision on a controversial topic as it evolved throughout history. Each volume offers a wide range of opinion essays and editorials, speeches, and journal articles and expert analysis.

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Table of Contents

  • Publisher's Note
  • Introduction
  • Historical Timeline
  • Citizenship & Constitutional Rights
  • 1. From the Colonies to the U.S.: Women Ruled by Patriarchs (1777)
  • 2. Seneca Falls, Women & Citizenship: Sentiments of the Sisterhood (1848)
  • 3. Women's Right to Vote: The 19th Amendment (1920)
  • 4. State Marriage Bans: First State To Ban Discrimination Based on Gender (1993)
  • Sexual Nonconformity & Changing Policy
  • 5. Homosexuality in Colonial America: Thomas Jefferson's Drastic Measures (1778)
  • 6. Hirschfeld's Studies: Transforming Gender and Sexuality (1910, 1923)
  • 7. Homosexuality Is Not a Mental Illness: American Psychiatric Association Reclassifies (1952, 1973)
  • In the Workplace
  • 8. Women Wartime Workers: New Gender Norms (1917, 1944)
  • 9. Title IX: Gender Discrimination in Education (1972)
  • 10. Phillips v. Martin Marietta: Gender Discrimination in the Workplace (1973)
  • 11. Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson: Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace (1986)
  • 12. Repeal of “Don't Ask, Don't Tell”: LGBTQ Service Members Now Openly Serve (2010)
  • 13. Military Ban Against Women Lifted: Women No Longer Limited to Non-Combat Roles (2013)
  • 14. Hillary Clinton Runs for President: Gender Bias and American Voters (2016)
  • 15. #MeToo Movement: Sexual Hierarchy and Abuse (2016-2018)
  • LGBTQ+ Rights
  • 16. The Stonewall Riots: Birth of the Gay Rights Movement (1969)
  • 17. Supreme Court & Sexual Behavior: Court Rules to Decriminalize Same-Sex Behavior (2003)
  • 18. Transgender Access to Public Bathrooms: Fight for Gender-Neutral Bathrooms (2013)
  • Birth Control & Reproduction
  • 19. Margaret Sanger's Birth Control Clinic: The Right Not to Reproduce (1916)
  • 20. Roe v. Wade: Legalization of Abortion (1973)
  • 21. Men's Rights: Anti-Feminism and the Men's Rights Movement (1976, 2009)
  • Marriage & Parenting
  • 22. Married Women in Early America: Fight for Property Rights and Child Custody (1848)
  • 23. The Uniform Marriage and Divorce Act: No-Fault Divorce (1970)
  • 24. Transgender Marriage: Legalization of Marriage Based on Gender Identity (1976)
  • 25. The Violence Against Women Act: Married or Not, Violence Against Women is a Crime (1994)
  • 26. Adoption by Same-Sex Couples: First State to Allow Same-Sex Couples to Adopt Jointly (1997)
  • 27. Joint Parenting Movement: Shared Custody Becomes the Norm (2017)
  • 28. Transgender Parenting Rights: In the Best Interests of the Child (1973-2018)
  • Conclusion
  • Ideas About Gender
  • Primary & Secondary Sources
  • Glossary
  • Historical Snapshots
  • Bibliography
  • About the Author