Citations with the tag: WOMEN social reformers
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- Photography as testimony.
Escudero-Espadas, Celia // Feminist Studies; Spring95, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p129
Presents pictorial works portraying women of countries in conflict such as the United States, Spain, El Salvador and Mexico as active participants in social struggle.
- FEMINIST MATERNALISTS AND THE FRENCH STATE: Two Inspectresses General in the Pre-World War I Third Republic.
Clark, Linda L. // Journal of Women's History; Spring2000, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p32
Examines the professional identities of Pauline Kergomard and Olympe Gevin-Cassal, female maternalists in France before World War I. What the career of Kergomard and Gevin-Cassal illustrate; How they used their maternalist discourse to defend their positions and advocate professional...
- MOTHERS & SHAKERS 2001.
Smith, Joan // Redbook; Oct2001, Vol. 197 Issue 4, p86
Relates the stories of women who were given the `Redbook' 2001 Mothers and Shakers Award for their efforts to improve and provide better health care services.
- January 16, 1920.
Phillips, Charles // American History; Feb2005, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p38
Discusses the history of the Volstead Act, better known as the Prohibition, in the U.S. Start of the temperance movement; Participation of women in the temperance movement; Demise of the Prohibition with the entrance of industrialization.
- Women WHO LED THE WAY.
Miller, Amy // Junior Scholastic; 03/26/2001, Vol. 103 Issue 15, p18
Honors six women whose guts and determination have helped change the world.
- Nominations sought for tribute to women.
Miller, Amy // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 1/12/2004, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p26
The Tribute to Women of Achievement of Orange County is seeking nominations for its 13th annual awards. The Tribute recognizes women who have made significant contributions to the development of girls and women, business and the communities of Orange County, California. The annual event, going...
- Defending Those in Need.
Ruggeri, Amanda // U.S. News & World Report; 12/1/2008, Vol. 145 Issue 12, p38
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of acting as a civil rights pioneer.
- Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers.
Sawyer, Miriam // Multicultural Review; Mar2003, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p90
Reviews the book "Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers," by Helen Rappaport.
Sawyer, Miriam // Booklist; 3/1/2002, Vol. 98 Issue 13, p1178
Reviews the book 'Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers,' by Helen Rappaport.
- LI CONFIdential.
Sawyer, Miriam // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 3/15/2002, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p5A
Reports developments related to social events in the U.S. as of March 2002. Conduct of campaign program from women in Melville, New York; Schedule of the campaign program; Interest in serving cookies from the wife of Nassau County executive Tom Suozzi.
- Broadcasting Hope.
Spieker, Marli; Walker, J. Gary // Today's Christian Woman; Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p12
Profiles Marli Spieker, founder and executive director of Project Hannah, an international ministry that reaches out to oppressed women, and host of Project Hannah's radio program, 'Women of Hope.' Condition of women witnessed by Marli during her visit to Singapore in 1997; Plan developed by...
- Edith Dircksey Cowan.
Whittaker, Anne // Edith Dircksey Cowan; 2009, p1
A biography of Australian feminist and politician Edith Dircksey Cowan is presented. She was born as Edith Dircksey Brown in Geraldton, Western Australia on August 2, 1861 and married registrar James Cowan. She became focused on social reform and improving conditions for women. Cowan served on...
- 8: Gloria Steinem.
Morin, Isobel V. // Women Who Reformed Politics; 1994, p128
This section profiles Gloria Steinem, a women's rights activist in the U.S. As Steinem's feminist philosophy developed, she and other feminists discussed the possibility of starting a new women's magazine. The traditional women's magazines--managed by men--published articles on fashion, home...
- Courageous Women Rebels. (The Women's Hall of Fame Series).
Chychota, Julie // CM: Canadian Review of Materials; 9/6/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p6
The article reviews the book "Courageous Women Rebels. (The Women's Hall of Fame Series)," by Joy Crysdale.
- Feminists for Life on Campus.
Meehan, Mary // Human Life Review; Summer2008, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p64
The author reflects on Feminist for Life of America (FFL) president Serrin Foster who speaks on how the FFL was founded and why the organization decided to make campus outreach their top priority. She says many women on campuses believe that their only choices are leaving college to have their...
- Jane Addams.
Pfannkoch, Tom // Cobblestone; Jan2010, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p19
The article focuses on the life and works of Jane Addams, founder of the U.S. Settlement House movement.
- Woman of note is face of fiver.
Pfannkoch, Tom // Challenge Newsline; Jan2003, Issue 21, p6
Focuses on 19th century prison reformer and Quaker Elizabeth Fry, whose image was printed on a British note recalled by the Bank of England. Fry's inspirations for taking the cause of women and child prisoners; Fry's 21st century counterparts.
- The Need for International Woman's Human Rights Lawyers: Now More than Ever.
Hartnett, Mary // Human Rights; Summer2002, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p21
The article focuses on the need for the trained lawyers who can use the women's human rights framework to ensure that women's rights are provided, protected, and promoted in the context of their own culture and society. International as well as internal pressure and support are making inroads on...
- NOBEL PRIZES.
Hartnett, Mary // World Almanac for Kids; 2005, p189
The article explains about Nobel Prizes. The Nobel Prizes are named after Alfred B. Nobel, a Swedish scientist who invented dynamite, and left money for these prizes. They are given every year for promoting peace, and for physics, chemistry, medicine-physiology, literature, and economics. In...
- NEW FACES IN CONGRESS.
Hartnett, Mary // New Republic; 1/24/04, Vol. 120 Issue 4, p8
Focuses on various issues raised by Utah's first woman Representative, Judge Reva Beck Bosone, in the U.S. Congress. Discussion of inflation, housing and other administrative issues by Bosone; Selection of public lands issue for first committee; Role of Bosone as a social reformer; Performance...
- From Benevolence to Reform: The Expanding Career of Mrs. Rhoda M. Coffin.
Swain, Ellen D. // Indiana Magazine of History; Sep2001, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p190
Profiles Indiana reformer Rhoda M. Coffin. Role of Coffin in humanitarian and reform work for women; Information on Quaker Orthodox communities; Dissatisfaction of Coffin with Quaker formality and separatism.
- WOMEN AND SOCIAL REFORM IN MODERN INDIA: AREADER.
Ghosh, Ratna // Journal of Comparative Family Studies; Mid-Year2010, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p478
This article reviews the book "Women and Social Reform in Modern India: A Reader," by Sumit Sarkar and Tanika Sarkar.
- PANDITA RAMABAI: A WOMAN FOR ALL SEASONS.
Burgess, Ruth Vassar // Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies; Jul2006, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p183
The article features the late Ramabai Dongre, an acclaimed social reformer, scholar, visionary, diplomat and Christian saint. Her life laid the foundation for women's liberation in India. Aside from this, her development of a Marathi lexicon from the Greek and Hebrew led her to translate and...
- The Status of Women Faculty: A View from Japan.
Fujita, Fumiko // Journal of Women's History; Spring2006, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p177
The article discusses the author's view on the social condition of women in Japan and what motivated the government to give women crucial positions in the society especially in the university. Accordingly, the passing of the Equal Opportunity Act in 1985 was the result of the relentless talks...
- (RE)CONCEIVING POLITICS? WOMEN'S ACTIVISM AND DEMOCRACY IN A TIME OF RETRENCHMENT.
Ackelsberg, Martha // Feminist Studies; Summer2001, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p391
Analyzes women's activism, as discussed in six books by women. Books on activist mothering, community work, feminist work and women in grassroots movement by Nancy Naples, Kathleen Blee, Alexis Jetter, Annelise Orleck, Diana Taylor, Temma Kaplan, Sonia Alvarez, Evelina Dagnino and Arturo...
- Enhancing the Substantive Representation of Women: Lessons from Transitions to Democracy.
WAYLEN, GEORGINA // Parliamentary Affairs; Jul2008, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p518
This article considers how far the substantive representation of women has been enhanced during democratisation. It contrasts some third wave transitions from state socialism in Eastern Europe and authoritarianism in Latin America and South Africa. It assesses when women actors, both inside and...
- The Causal Relationship between Fertility and Women Labor Force Participation: Evidence for the Four Selected Asean Countries.
Abdullah, Norehan; Bakar, Nor'Aznin Abu // European Journal of Social Sciences; Dec2011, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p154
This paper examines the causal relationship between total fertility rate (TFR) and women labor force participation rate (WLFPR) in the Four Selected ASEAN countries covering the period of 1980-2008. Methodology is based on the Engle-Granger test for causality relationship. Specifically, a unit...
- New Battler For Black Women.
Noel, Pamela // Ebony; Feb1984, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p43
The article features Jewell Jackson McCabe, founder and president of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women. She is working to help African American women gain political and economic power. According to McCabe, they represent the best of America's achievement for African American women. She...
- Photo Credits.
Morin, Isobel V. // Women Who Reformed Politics; 1994, p160
This section references the photographs that were featured in the book Women Who Reformed Politics, by Isobel V. Morin.
- Constitution and Amendments: Fourteenth and Fifteenth
Dubois, Ellen Carol // Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History; 1998, p131
The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1867 and 1869 respectively, set in motion the woman suffrage movement for the next half-century. Inasmuch as women were included by the Fourteenth Amendment's broad definition of citizenship but excluded by its narrow...
- Contenders for supreme power.
McGovern, Celeste // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 02/08/99, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p10
Focuses on two possible feminist candidates for a seat on the Supreme Court of Canada, which becomes available on the retirement of Peter Cory in June 1999. Louise Arbour, an Ontario Court of Appeal justice who is a chief prosecutor at the International War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague; Ontario...
- `A message to be given': The spiritual activism of Rebecca Harding Davis.
Mock, Michele L. // NWSA Journal; Spring2000, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p44
Focuses on the spiritual activism of Rebecca Harding Davis as reflected in the book `A Faded Leaf of History.' Emphasis of the book on dialogic play; Provision of an alternate history of women and nature; Aesthetic representation of social activism and proto-ecofeminist sensibilities; Evidence...
- Gloria STEINEM.
Mock, Michele L. // Interview; Aug2011, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p100
An interview with feminist Gloria Steinem is presented. With regard to the documentary film "Gloria: In Her Own Words," she commended the filmmakers for successfully featuring both low and high points of her life. She talked about her childhood and similarities she shared with her mother. She...
- Angelina Grimke (Book Review).
Williams, Carolyn // Journal of Southern History; Nov2001, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p845
Reviews the book 'Angelina Grimke: Rhetoric, Identity, and the Radical Imagination,' by Stephen Howard Browne.
- BLACK WOMAN A FIRST.
Williams, Carolyn // Herizons; Winter2007, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p7
The article reports on the appointment of Mayann Francis as lieutenant-governor in Nova Scotia. Francis was the second woman appointed to the post after Myra Freeman. She was a former head of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission and former ombudsperson. Her educational background and...
- MATERIAL COLONIALISM: WHITE WOMEN AND INDIGENOUS CHILD REMOVAL IN THE AMERICAN WEST AND AUSTRALIA, 1880-1940.
Jacobs, Margaret D. // Western Historical Quarterly; Winter2005, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p453
The article discusses the role of white women in the removal of indigenous children in Australia and the West. The significance of understanding the role of white women in the removal of indigenous children from their home and communities is emphasized. Annie Lock, a missionary in Australia, and...
- The Labor Origins of the Next Women's Movement.
Cobble, Dorothy Sue // New Politics; Summer2005, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p124
Presents a speech by author Dorothy Sue Cobble delivered at the Labor and Working Class History Association's Annual Luncheon Address at the Organization of American Historians Convention in the U.S. in April 2002. Details of the contributions of Myra Wolfgang, international vice president for...
- prime time.
Norwich, William // Vogue; Aug2006, Vol. 196 Issue 8, p242
The article profiles Robin Chandler Duke, the 82-year-old president of National Abortion Rights Action League in the U.S. Robin is the wife of the late chief of protocol in White House, then later ambassador of Spain, Denmark and Morocco Angier Biddle Duke. She possesses the character of making...
- Great Women of New York.
Norwich, William // Monkeyshines on America; Jul2002 New York Issue, Part 2, p12
The article provides information related to some women of New York who have achieved success in their field of work. Sojourner Truth was the first Black woman to speak out against slavery. She was born as a slave in Ulster County, New York, in 1797. Grandma Moses was a famous American painter....
- E. Sylvia Pankhurst (Book Review).
Hamilton, Roberta // American Historical Review; Oct88, Vol. 93 Issue 4, p1056
Reviews the book 'E. Sylvia Pankhurst: Portrait of a Radical,' by Patricia W. Romero.
- Battling Over Burlesque: Conflicts Between Maternalism, Paternalism, and Organized Labor, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1920-1932.
Wheeler, Leigh Ann // Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies; 1999, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p148
The article discusses the effort of Women's Cooperative Alliance (WCA) against burlesque shows in Gayety Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It examines the ways paternalists and other political opponents challenged the WCA's maternalist efforts to curtail obscene burlesque. WCA leaders were...
- "This is Not Right": Rural Arizona Women Challenge Segregation and Ethnic Division, 1925-1950.
Melcher, Mary // Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies; 1999, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p190
The article discusses the struggle of Arizona women to abolish segregation and ethnic division in 1925-1950. From 1925 to 1950, civil rights activists in Arizona faced great challenges: Laws mandated more severe segregation of African Americans than those existing in most other western states....
- Hilda Brizzie takes leadership to a whole new level.
Doyle, B.G. // Caribbean Business; 7/29/2004, Vol. 32 Issue 32, pS15
Profiles Hilda Brizzie, president and co-founder of the civic education institution, Congress of Leaders of Puerto Rico. Career history of Brizzie; Business philosophy; Reasons behind Brizzie's success; Educational background; Management style.
- Voices on The Edge.
Dickey, Christopher; Power; William; Underhill; Endt, Friso; Ismail, Gameela; Sennott, Sarah // Newsweek (Pacific Edition); 1/17/2005 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 145 Issue 3, p32
Focuses on the efforts of Muslim feminists to instigate Islamic reform. View that the majority of the Islamic world has been retreating from modernity; Description of female Muslims who are speaking out against intolerance; Opinion that radical dissidents draw attention while moderate voices...
- Agents of beneficial changer.
Simons, Jennifer Allen // Ploughshares Monitor; Spring2012, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p4
The article discusses the author's views on the role women can and must play in resolving intractable conflicts and in nuclear disarmaments. She agrees that women are more inclined to care about human life and security and have always been agents of beneficial change. The author believes that...
- Florence Nightingale (Book Review).
Eyler, John M. // American Historical Review; Apr83, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p397
Reviews the book 'Florence Nightingale: Reputation and Power,' by F.B. Smith.
- Eva Peron (Book Review).
Wynia, Gary W. // American Historical Review; Apr83, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p513
Reviews the book 'Eva Peron,' by Nicholas Fraser and Marysa Navarro.
- A SENSE OF URGENCY.
Tomkins, Calvin // New Yorker; 3/27/89, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p48
Profiles Marian Wright Edelman, civil rights worker and founder of the United States-based nonprofit organization, Children's Defense Fund. Career history of Edelman; Factors that influenced Edelman's decision to focus on children's rights; Educational and family background; Challenges...
- A Hunger for Justice The Passion of Rachel Ortiz.
Schooley, Wilson A. // Human Rights; Fall2000, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p5
The article focuses on Rachel Ortiz's heroism in selfless devotion to social justice. Rachel Ortiz was born in 1941 in San Diego, California and spent her childhood in a children's home, in foster care, and finally in the juvenile justice system. She began life battling the odds-neglect, drug...
- Frances Willard (Book Review).
Blair, Karen J. // American Historical Review; Feb88, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p238
Reviews the book 'Frances Willard: A Biography,' by Ruth Bordin.