By Dorothy Sue Cobble, Linda Gordon, Astrid Henry

Reframing feminism for the twenty-first century, this daring and crucial background stands up opposed to "bland company manifestos" (Sarah Leonard).

Eschewing the normal knowledge that areas the origins of the yank women’s stream within the nostalgic glow of the past due Nineteen Sixties, Feminism Unfinished lines the beginnings of this seminal American social stream to the Nineteen Twenties, within the strategy developing an elevated, ancient narrative that dramatically rewrites a century of yankee women’s heritage. additionally difficult the modern “lean-in,” trickle-down feminist philosophy and announcing that women’s histories all too usually depoliticize politics, exertions concerns, and divergent monetary situations, Dorothy Sue Cobble, Linda Gordon, and Astrid Henry display that the post-Suffrage women’s flow enthusiastic about exploitation of ladies within the place of work in addition to on inherent sexual rights. The authors conscientiously revise our “wave” imaginative and prescient of feminism, which formerly urged that there have been transparent breaks and sharp divisions inside of those media-driven “waves.” exhibiting how background books have obscured the outstanding activism by way of working-class and minority ladies some time past, Feminism Unfinished offers a much-needed corrective. 20 illustrations

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