Encyclopedia of Women and American Politics

Editor/Author Ford, Lynne E.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Facts On File

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4381-4187-9
Category: Social Sciences - Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Book Status: Available
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Encyclopedia of Women and American Politics, Second Edition contains all the material a reader needs to understand the role of women throughout America's political history.

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Table of Contents

    • Introduction
    • A
    • Abbott, Edith
    • Abbott, Grace
    • abolitionist movement
    • abortion
    • Abzug, Bella
    • Achtenberg, Roberta
    • acquaintance rape
    • acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
    • Adams, Abigail
    • Adams, Annette
    • Adams, Louisa
    • Addams, Jane
    • Adkins v. Children's Hospital
    • affirmative action
    • Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)
    • Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health
    • Guttmacher Institute
    • Albright, Madeleine
    • Alcott, Louisa May
    • “Alice Doesn't Day” Women's Strike
    • alimony
    • Allen, Florence
    • Allen, Paula Gunn
    • Allred, Gloria
    • Alpha Suffrage Club
    • Alvarez, Aida
    • American Association of University Women (AAUW)
    • American Birth Control League (ABCL)
    • American Equal Rights Association (AERA)
    • American Equal Rights Association (AERA)
    • American Life League, Inc. (ALL)
    • American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA)
    • Ames, Jessie
    • Anderson, Eugenie Moore
    • Anderson, Marian
    • Andrews, Fannie Fern
    • Anthony, Susan B.
    • anti-lynching movement
    • anti-suffragists
    • antifeminism
    • antimiscegenation statutes
    • Armstrong, Anne
    • Association for Women Journalists
    • Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching (ASWPL)
    • Atkinson, Ti-Grace
    • B
    • Bachmann, Michele
    • Baez, Joan
    • Bagley, Sarah G.
    • Baker, Ella
    • Balch, Emily Greene
    • Baldwin, Tammy
    • Barceló, Gertrudis
    • Barton, Clara
    • Bass, Charlotta Spears
    • Beach, Amy
    • Beal v. Doe
    • Bean, Melissa
    • Berkley, Shelley
    • Berry, Mary Frances
    • Bethune, Mary McLeod
    • Biggert, Judy
    • “Bill of Rights for Women”
    • birth control movement
    • black feminism
    • black women's club movement
    • Black Women's Health Imperative
    • Blackburn, Marsha
    • Blackwell, Alice Stone
    • Blackwell, Elizabeth
    • Blanchfield, Florence Aby
    • Blatch, Harriot Stanton
    • Bloomer, Amelia
    • Blow, Susan
    • Bly, Nellie
    • bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ)
    • Bonney, Mary
    • Bono, Mary
    • Bordallo, Madeleine
    • Boxer, Barbara
    • Bradwell, Myra
    • Brant, Molly
    • Bray v. Alexandria Women's Health Clinic
    • Breckinridge, Sophonisba
    • Breedlove v. Suttles
    • Brent, Margaret Reed
    • bridefare
    • Brown, Corrine
    • Brown-Waite, Virginia
    • Buck, Pearl S.
    • Burns, Lucy
    • Bush, Barbara
    • Bush, Laura
    • Byrne, Jane
    • C
    • Cable Act
    • Califano v. Westcott
    • Cammermeyer v. Aspin
    • Cantwell, Maria
    • Capito, Shelley
    • Capps, Lois
    • Caraway, Hattie Wyatt
    • Carson, Julia
    • Carson, Rachel
    • Carter, Lillian
    • Carter, Rosalynn
    • Catalyst
    • Catt, Carrie Chapman
    • Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP)
    • Center for Women Policy Studies
    • Chapman, Maria Weston
    • Chicago, Judy
    • child care
    • Child, Lydia Maria
    • Child Support Enforcement Amendment
    • chilly climate
    • Chisholm, Shirley
    • Christian-Christensen, Donna
    • Citizens’ Advisory Council on the Status of Women (CACSW)
    • citizenship restrictions for women
    • Civil Rights Act of 1964
    • Civil Rights Act of 1991
    • Clark, Septima
    • Clay, Laura
    • Cleveland, Frances
    • Clinton, Hillary Rodham
    • Clinton v. Jones
    • Cohen v. Brown University
    • Collins, Susan
    • Colored Women's League
    • Combahee River Collective
    • comparable worth
    • Comstock law
    • Concerned Women for America (CWA)
    • Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues
    • Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage (CUWS)
    • Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
    • Convention on the Political Rights of Women
    • Coolidge, Grace
    • covenant marriage
    • coverture
    • Craig v. Boren
    • Crandall, Prudence
    • Cubin, Barbara
    • “Cult of True Womanhood”
    • Cunningham, Minnie Fisher
    • Curtis, Lucile Atcherson
    • D
    • Dall, Caroline
    • Daughters of Bilitis (DOB)
    • Daughters of Liberty
    • Daughters of Temperance
    • Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
    • Davis, Angela
    • Davis, Jo Ann
    • Davis, Susan
    • Day, Dorothy
    • “Declaration of Rights and Sentiments”
    • “Declaration of Rights of Women”
    • Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS)
    • DeGette, Diana
    • DeLauro, Rosa
    • Dennett, Mary Ware
    • Detzer, Dorothy
    • Dewson, Mary Williams
    • Dix, Dorothea
    • Doe v. Bolton
    • Dole, Elizabeth
    • domestic violence
    • domicile laws
    • Dothard v. Rawlinson
    • Douglas, Helen Gahagan
    • Drake, Thelma
    • Dulles, Eleanor Lansing
    • Duniway, Abigail Scott
    • Dworkin, Andrea
    • Dyer, Mary
    • E
    • Eagle Forum
    • Eddy, Mary Baker
    • Edelman, Marian Wright
    • Eisenhower, Mamie
    • Eisenstadt v. Baird
    • Elders, Joycelyn
    • Emerson, Jo Ann
    • Emily's List
    • England, Lynndie
    • Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA)
    • Equal Employment Opportunity Act (EEOA)
    • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
    • Equal Pay Act
    • Equal Pay Day
    • Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)
    • Equity in Prescription Insurance and Contraceptive Coverage Act (EPICC)
    • Eshoo, Anna
    • eugenics
    • F
    • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    • Faludi, Susan
    • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
    • family leave policy
    • Family Support Act of 1988
    • Feinstein, Dianne
    • Felton, Rebecca
    • The Feminine Mystique
    • feminism
    • Fenwick, Millicent
    • Ferguson, Miriam
    • Ferguson v. City of Charleston
    • Ferraro, Geraldine
    • Fillmore, Abigail
    • First Lady of the United States
    • Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley
    • Fonda, Jane
    • Ford, Betty
    • Foxx, Virginia
    • Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act (FACE)
    • Freeman, Jo
    • French, Marilyn
    • Friedan, Betty
    • Frontiero v. Richardson
    • G
    • gag rule
    • Gage, Matilda Joslyn
    • Garfield, Lucretia
    • Geduldig v. Aiello
    • gender gap
    • gender stereotypes
    • General Electric Company v. Gilbert
    • General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC)
    • Giffords, Gabrielle
    • Gilbreth, Lillian
    • Gillibrand, Kirsten
    • Gilligan, Carol
    • Gilman, Charlotte Perkins
    • Ginsburg, Ruth Bader
    • Glaspie, April
    • glass ceiling
    • Glass Ceiling Commission
    • Goldman, Emma
    • Granger, Kay
    • Granholm, Jennifer
    • Grant, Julia
    • Grasso, Ella
    • Griffiths, Martha
    • Grimké, Angelina
    • Grimké, Sarah Moore
    • Griswold v. Connecticut
    • Grove City College v. Bell
    • Guerrilla Girls
    • Guinier, Lani
    • H
    • Haley, Nikki
    • Hamer, Fannie Lou
    • Harding, Florence
    • Harman, Jane
    • Harriman, Pamela
    • Harris, Katherine
    • Harris, Patricia
    • Harris v. Forklift Systems, Inc.
    • Harris v. McRae
    • Harrison, Anna Symmes
    • Harrison, Caroline
    • Hart, Melissa
    • Hartford Accident and Indemnity Co. v. Insurance Commissioner of the Commonwealth of PA
    • Hayes, Lucy
    • Height, Dorothy
    • Hill, Anita
    • Hill v. Colorado
    • Hills, Carla Anderson
    • Hishon v. King & Spalding
    • Hobby, Oveta Culp
    • Hodgson et al. v. Minnesota et al
    • Hoey, Jane
    • Holm, Jeanne
    • hooks, bell
    • Hooley, Darlene
    • Hoover, Lou
    • Howe, Julia Ward
    • Hoyt v. Florida
    • Huerta, Dolores
    • Hull-House
    • Hutchinson, Anne
    • Hutchison, Kay Bailey
    • Hyde Amendment
    • I
    • Immigrants’ Protective League (IPL)
    • In the Matter of Baby M
    • Independent Women's Forum (IWF)
    • International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU)
    • International Women's Day (IWD)
    • interspousal immunity
    • Ireland, Patricia
    • iron-jawed angels
    • J
    • Johnson, Eddie
    • Johnson, Eliza
    • Johnson, Lady Bird
    • Johnson, Nancy
    • Johnson v. Calvert
    • Jones, Stephanie Tubbs
    • Jordan, Barbara
    • K
    • Kagan, Elena
    • Kaptur, Marcy
    • Kassebaum, Nancy L.
    • Kelley, Florence
    • Kelly, Sue
    • Kilpatrick, Carolyn
    • King, Coretta Scott
    • Kirkpatrick, Jeane J.
    • Kreps, Juanita Morris
    • Kunin, Madeleine May
    • L
    • Ladies Association of Philadelphia
    • LaHaye, Beverly
    • Landrieu, Mary
    • League of Women Voters
    • Lease, Mary Elizabeth
    • Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.
    • Lee, Barbara
    • Lee, Sheila Jackson
    • Lemons v. City and County of Denver
    • Lenroot, Katherine
    • lesbian separatism
    • Liliuokalani
    • Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
    • Lincoln, Blanche
    • Lincoln, Mary Todd
    • Lockwood, Belva
    • Lofgren, Zoe
    • Loving v. Virginia
    • Low, Juliette
    • Lowell, Josephine Shaw
    • Lowey, Nita
    • Luce, Clare Boothe
    • Lyon, Mary
    • M
    • MacKinnon, Catharine
    • Madison, Dolley
    • Malcolm, Ellen R.
    • Maloney, Carolyn
    • Mankiller, Wilma
    • Mansell v. Mansell
    • Mansfield, Arabella
    • March for Women's Lives
    • Married Women's Property Act
    • Matalin, Mary
    • Matsui, Doris
    • McCarthy, Carolyn
    • McCollum, Betty
    • McGee, Anita
    • McGrory, Mary
    • McKinley, Ida
    • McKinney, Cynthia
    • Mead, Margaret
    • Meritor Savings Bank v. Mechelle Vinson
    • Mikulski, Barbara A.
    • Milholland, Inez
    • military service, women and
    • Millender-McDonald, Juanita
    • Miller, Candice
    • Millett, Kate
    • Mink, Patsy Takemoto
    • Minor v. Happersett
    • Minor, Virginia
    • Mississippi University for Women v. Hogan
    • Mitchell, Maria
    • Mitchell, Martha
    • Mofford, Rose
    • Monroe, Elizabeth
    • Moore, Gwen
    • Braun, Carol Moseley
    • Mother Jones
    • motherhood bind
    • Mott, Lucretia
    • Ms.
    • Muller v. Oregon
    • Murkowski, Lisa
    • Murray, Judith Sargent
    • Murray, Patty
    • Musgrave, Marilyn
    • Myers, Dee Dee
    • Myrick, Sue
    • N
    • Nannygate
    • Napolitano, Grace
    • Napolitano, Janet
    • National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA)
    • National Association of Colored Women (NACW)
    • National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
    • National Black Feminist Organization (NBFO)
    • National Council of Negro Women (NCNW)
    • National Federation of Afro-American Women (NFAAW)
    • National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs
    • National Organization for Women (NOW)
    • National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women (NOBEL/Women)
    • National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA)
    • National Woman's Loyal League
    • National Woman's Party (NWP)
    • National Woman's Rights Convention
    • National Women's Conference
    • National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC)
    • Nestor, Agnes
    • New Era Club
    • New York v. Sanger
    • Nixon, Pat
    • Noonan, Peggy
    • Norplant
    • Northup, Anne
    • Norton, Eleanor Holmes
    • O
    • Obama, Michelle
    • Oberlin College
    • O’Connor, Sandra Day
    • O’Day, Caroline
    • Ohio v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health
    • O’Leary, Hazel
    • Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy
    • Operation Rescue
    • opt-out revolution
    • Orenstein, Peggy
    • Orr v. Orr
    • Ovington, Mary White
    • P
    • Packard, Sophia
    • Palin, Sarah
    • Palmer, Alice Freeman
    • Parks, Rosa
    • Parrish, Anne
    • patriarchy
    • Paul, Alice
    • Pelosi, Nancy
    • Perkins, Frances
    • Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act
    • Peterson, Esther Eggertsen
    • Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society
    • Phillips v. Martin Marietta Corp.
    • Phyllis Schlafly Report
    • Pierce, Jane
    • Pinchot, Cornelia Bryce
    • pink-collar ghetto
    • pipeline thesis
    • Pittsburgh Press v. Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations
    • Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. (PPFA)
    • Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey
    • Pocahontas
    • Polk, Sarah Childress
    • Pregnancy Discrimination Act
    • President's Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW)
    • Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins
    • prostitution
    • protective legislation
    • Pryce, Deborah
    • Q
    • Quinton, Amelia Stone
    • R
    • Rankin, Jeannette
    • Ray, Charlotte
    • Ray, Dixy Lee
    • Reagan, Nancy
    • Redstockings
    • Reed v. Reed
    • Reno, Janet
    • reproductive technology
    • Rice, Condoleezza
    • Rice, Susan
    • Richards, Ann
    • Richards, Ellen
    • right to life movement
    • Rodgers, Cathy McMorris
    • Roe v. Wade
    • Roosevelt, Edith
    • Roosevelt, Eleanor
    • Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana
    • Rosenberg, Anna
    • Rosenfeld v. Southern Pacific Company
    • “Rosie the Riveter”
    • Ross, Nellie Tayloe
    • Rostker v. Goldberg
    • Roybal-Allard, Lucille
    • Ruffin, Josephine
    • Rust v. Sullivan
    • S
    • Sacajawea
    • Sage, Margaret
    • same-sex marriage
    • Sánchez, Linda
    • Sanchez, Loretta
    • Sandlin, Stephanie Herseth
    • Sanger, Margaret
    • Schakowsky, Jan
    • Schlafly, Phyllis
    • Schmidt, Jean
    • Schroeder, Patricia
    • Schultz, Debbie Wasserman
    • Schwartz, Allyson
    • Sebelius, Kathleen
    • Seneca Falls Convention
    • separate spheres ideology
    • Seton, Elizabeth Ann
    • settlement house movement
    • Seven Sisters colleges
    • sexual harassment
    • Shaw, Anna Howard
    • Sheppard-Towner Maternity and Infancy Protection Act of 1921
    • single-sex education
    • Slaughter, Louise
    • Smeal, Eleanor
    • Smedley, Agnes
    • Smith, Margaret Chase
    • Smith, Mary Louise
    • Snowe, Olympia J.
    • Social Security and women
    • Solis, Hilda
    • Solomon, Hannah
    • Sotomayor, Sonia
    • Southern Women's League for the Rejection of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment
    • Stabenow, Debbie
    • Stanton, Elizabeth Cady
    • Stanton v. Stanton
    • state status of women commissions
    • Steinem, Gloria
    • Stenberg v. Carhart
    • Stone, Lucy
    • STOP ERA
    • Stowe, Harriet Beecher
    • suffrage
    • surrogacy
    • Susan B. Anthony List
    • T
    • Taft, Helen
    • Tailhook scandal
    • Take Our Daughters to Work Day
    • Tarbell, Ida
    • Tauscher, Ellen
    • Taylor, Margaret
    • Taylor v. Louisiana
    • temperance movement
    • Black, Shirley Temple
    • Terrell, Mary Church
    • third-wave feminism
    • Thomas, Helen
    • Thomas, Martha Carey
    • Thornburgh v. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
    • Tillmon, Johnnie
    • Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
    • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
    • Totenberg, Nina
    • Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire
    • Truman, Bess
    • Truth, Sojourner
    • Tubman, Harriet
    • Tyler, Julia Gardiner
    • Tyler, Letitia
    • U
    • UAW v. Johnson Controls, Inc.
    • United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC)
    • United Nations Decade for Women
    • United States v. Commonwealth of Virginia
    • United States v. Susan B. Anthony
    • V
    • Velázquez, Nydia
    • Villard, Fanny
    • A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
    • Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
    • Voluntary Parenthood League (VPL)
    • Vorchheimer v. School District of Philadelphia
    • W
    • wage gap
    • Walker, Mary Edwards
    • Warren, Elizabeth
    • Warren, Mercy Otis
    • Washerwomen's Strike of 1881
    • Washington, Martha
    • Waters, Maxine
    • Watson, Diane
    • Webster v. Reproductive Health Services
    • Weddington, Sarah
    • Weeks v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph
    • Weinberger v. Wiesenfeld
    • welfare policy
    • welfare rights movement
    • Wells-Barnett, Ida B.
    • White House Project
    • Whitman, Christine Todd
    • Whitner v. South Carolina
    • widow's tradition
    • Willard, Emma
    • Willard, Frances E.
    • Wilson, Edith
    • Wilson, Ellen
    • Wilson, Heather
    • Winnemucca, Sarah
    • “The Winning Plan”
    • WISH List
    • Woman Suffrage Party
    • Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU)
    • Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service (WAVES)
    • Women of All Red Nations (WARN)
    • Women's Airforce Service Pilots (WASP)
    • Women's Army Corps (WACS)
    • Women's Bureau
    • Women's Campaign Fund (WCF)
    • Women's Educational Equity Act (WEEA)
    • Women's Equity Action League (WEAL)
    • women's involvement in politics
    • Women's Peace Party (WPP)
    • Women's Political Union
    • Woodhull, Victoria
    • Woodward, Charlotte
    • Woolsey, Lynn
    • Wright, Frances
    • Y
    • Yard, Molly
    • “Year of the Woman”
    • Z
    • Zbaraz v. Hartigan