A Study Guide for Gloria Naylor's "The Women of Brewster Place"

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning

ISBN: 141035010X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 25

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A Study Guide for Gloria Naylor's "The Women of Brewster Place," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

The Women's Corps

Author: Jennifer Margaret Gould

Publisher: N.A



Page: N.A

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The Women of 1916

Author: Ruth Taillon

Publisher: Beyond Pale Publications


Category: Ireland

Page: 130

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"The Easter Rebellion of 1916 was a watershed in Irish history, setting in motion a chain of events which culminated in the foundation of the Irish state ... The Women of 1916 tells for the first time the story of the Irish rebellion from the point of view of the women involved. Drawing on a wealth of contemporary accounts, it shows how the women rebels took part in virtually every aspect of the work before and during the insurrection, and shared the sorrows and deprivations which followed ..."--Back cover.

The Women's Movement, Political, Socioeconomic, and Psychological Issues

Author: Barbara Sinclair,Deckard,Barbara Sinclair Deckard

Publisher: Harpercollins College Division


Category: Social Science

Page: 526

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A partisan survey of contemporary patterns of discrimination against women in the United States, the status of women throughout history, and the growth and accomplishments of the women's movement in nineteenthand twentieth-century America

The Economic Emergence of Women

Author: B. Bergmann

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1403982589

Category: Social Science

Page: 255

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This new edition of a classic feminist book explains how one of the great historical revolutions - the ongoing movement toward equality between the sexes - has come about. Its origins are to be found, not in changing ideas, but in the economic developments that have made women's labour too valuable to be spent exclusively in domestic pursuits. The revolution is unfinished; new arrangements are needed to fight still-prevalent discrimination in the workplace, to achieve a more just sharing of housework and childcare between women and men, and, with the weakening of the institution of marriage, to re-erect a firm economic basis for the raising of children.