A FAIR SHAKE
- Contradictions in gendered discourses: Feminist readings of sexist jokes? Sunderland, Jane // Gender & Language;2007, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p207
In this largely theoretical paper, I look at contradictions as these may be experienced by feminist readers of sexist jokes. Drawing on the notions of interpellation (e.g. Althusser 1998) and focalisation (Genette 1972; Montgomery 2000), I start with ways of reading the text in question - a set...
- Amending the Constitution. // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2001, p40
Presents historical information on amendments made in the United States Constitution regarding equal rights between men and women. How Wyoming was the first state to pass a woman's suffrage law; Approval of the Equal Rights Amendment by the U.S. Senate.
- E.R.A.: More clout for women's right. Williams, Deborah // American Bar Association Journal;Jun77, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p776
Reports on the Equal Rights Amendment legislation in the U.S. in 1977. Extension of legal rights granted to women by the 19th Amendment in 1920 and by Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act; Examples of oppressive practices towards women that will be eliminated by the amendment.
- Women's rights 150 years later. Feldmann, Linda // Christian Science Monitor;3/9/98, Vol. 90 Issue 70, p1
Focuses on women's rights in the United States in 1998, 150 years after Elizabeth Cady Stanton held the first women's rights meeting. What women have been successful in attaining for rights since 1848; Continuing efforts to achieve equality through equal rights amendments; What many women feel...
- "We Can't Afford to Lose by Default". Fleener, Marilyn // Advocate;4/6/77, Issue 213, p14
Reports on the opposition against equal rights amendments (ERA) in the U.S. Groups spearheading the anti-ERA drive; Claims of ERA opponents; Importance of ERA to women and gays.
- Say It Loud, Say It Proud. Davis, Marty // Just Out;2/15/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p3
The author reflects on the bill covering Equal Rights Amendments for women in the U.S. The author argues that the law is very simple yet very unattainable because of lack of support. He states that the equality of right shall not be denied by the state on the grounds of gender identity. He...
- The Question Of Ratification Of The Equal Rights Amendment PRO. Chittick, Elizabeth L. // Congressional Digest;Jun/Jul77, Vol. 56 Issue 6/7, p174
Presents the text of the statement issued on behalf of the U.S. National Woman's Party (NWP) by the president of the organization Elizabeth L. Chittick on April 1977, which deals with the controversy in the U.S. Congress surrounding ratification of Equal Rights Amendments (ERA), which seeks to...
- EDITORIAL. Hunter, Alison // ONE;Feb60, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p4
Editorial. This article emphasizes the need for women to re-introduce the call for feminism in the United States in the 1960s. There is a need to encourage more women to join in permanent and moral partnerships with one another. The idea still persists, even in enlightened countries, that it is...
- From Barricades to Blogs. Yabroff, Jennie; Brant, Martha; Conant, Eve // Bulletin with Newsweek;10/23/2007, Vol. 125 Issue 6592, p71
The article discusses blogs as a medium to represent the women's quest for equality rights in the U.S. In 1978, 100,000 women marched on Washington D.C. demanding equal rights. However, only 35 of the needed 38 U.S. states ratified the Equal Rights Amendment by the 1982 deadline. Young feminists...