March 2013

Editors : Kathryn Kish Sklar and Thomas Dublin
Published by Alexander Street Press and the
Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender, SUNY Binghamton

About the Journal | In This Issue


How Did Shirley Chisholm, the First African American Woman Elected to the United States Congress, Advance an Inclusive Feminist Politics in the 1960s and 1970s?
By Julie Gallagher
Abstract | Document List | Introduction

How Did Feminism Contribute to the Transformation of Radical Theater in the United States, 1966-1983?
By Thomas Dublin & Melody James
Abstract | Document List | Introduction


Review of Out on Assignment: Newspaper Women and the Making of Modern Public Space by Women in SNCC
By Alice Fahs (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. 376 pp. 37.50, ISBN 978-0-8078-3496-1). Reviewed by Kathleen A. Cairns, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Review of The Woman Who Dared to Vote: The Trial of Susan B. Anthony
By N. E. H. Hull (Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Press, 2012. 236 pp. 17.95, ISBN 978-0-7006-1849-1). Reviewed by Mary Chapman, University of British Columbia

Review of Sex and The Office: A History of Gender, Power, and Desire
By Julie Berebitsky (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012. 376 pp. 38.00, ISBN 9780300118995). Reviewed by Jennifer Ann Drobac, Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Review of Chicanas of 18th Street: Narratives of a Movement from Latino Chicago
By Leonard G. Ramírez, with Yenelli Flores, María Gamboa, Isaura González, Victoria Pérez, Magda Ramírez-Castañeda, and Cristina Vital (Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2011. 272 pp. 27.00, ISBN 978-0-252-07812-5). Reviewed by Myrna García, University of Texas at Austin

Review of Sojourning for Freedom: Black Women, American Communism, and the Making of Black Left Feminism
By Erik S. McDuffie (Durham: Duke University Press, 2011. 328 pp. 23.95, ISBN 978-0-8223-5050-7). Reviewed by Erik S. Gellman, Roosevelt University in Chicago

Review of Black Women and Politics in New York City
By Julie A. Gallagher (Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2012. 272 pp. 55.00, ISBN 978-0-03696-5). Reviewed by LaShawn Harris, Michigan State University

Review of Forging Freedom: Black Women and the Pursuit of Liberty in Antebellum Charleston
By Amrita Chakrabarti Myers (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. 288 pp. 39.95, ISBN 978-0-8078-3505-0). Reviewed by Lynn Kennedy, University of Lethbridge in Alberta

Review of Out of the Mouths of Babes: Girl Evangelists in the Flapper Era
By Thomas A. Robinson and Lanette D. Ruff (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. 252 pp. 55.00, ISBN 97801999790876). Reviewed by Mary Beth S. Mathews, University of Mary Washington

Review of Writing Women's History: A Tribute to Anne Firor Scott
By Elizabeth Anne Payne (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. 252 pp. 55.00, ISBN 978-0-1999-79087-6). Reviewed by Jennifer Tomás, Binghamton University




New Gender Bias Reports added to the Women and Social Movements database at this time

1984 Year End Report
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1986 Annual Report
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Annual Report, 1987
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Final Report, 1987
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Final Report of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Committee on Racial and Gender Bias in the Judicial System
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Kentucky Task Force on Gender Fairness in the Courts
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National Judicial Education Program to Promote Equality for Women and Men in the Courts: 1988 Annual Report
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New Jersey Supreme Court Task Force on Women in the Courts: Report of the First Year, June 1984
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New Jersey Supreme Court Task Force on Women in the Courts: Second Report, June 1986
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Promoting Gender Fairness Through Judicial Education: A Guide to the Issues and Resources
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The Gender Bias Task Force of Texas Final Report
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Vertical Index for Task Force Materials
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When Bias Compounds: Insuring Equal Justice for Women of Color in the Courts
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Women in the Courts
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Year End Report, 1983
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Year End Report, 1985
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Seven hundred pages that were previously available only as PDF documents are now available in the collection as fully searchable text documents. This is part of an ongoing project to integrate all of the Commissions on the Status of Women documents into the Women and Social Movements in the United States collection as searchable documents. All of the Commission documents that are currently in the collection as PDFs will be converted by Spring 2013.

Designing Your Future: A Career Resource Book for Women
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Directory of Employment and Related Resources for Women in Nebraska
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Having a Voice: The First Regional Women's Conference Held in Bethel, Alaska, October 9-11, 1980
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La Igualdad de Derechos y Oportunidades de la Mujer Puertorriquena
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Los Angeles County Protocol for the Treatment of Rape and Other Sexual Assaults
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Trends In Government, vol. 9 no. 9, May 1, 1950
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Trends, vol. 6 no. 9, May 5, 1947
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Trends, vol. 9 no. 12, June 12, 1950
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Why Not? Women in Apprenticeships
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