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Title Not June Cleaver : women and gender in postwar America, 1945-1960 / edited by Joanne Meyerowitz.

Imprint Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    305.42 NOT    Available
Description vi, 411 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Critical perspectives on the past
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents When women arrived : the transformation of New York's Chinatown / Xiaolan Bao -- An "Obligation to participate" : married nurses' labor force participation in the 1950s / Susan Rimby Leighow -- Recapturing working-class feminism : union women in the Postwar Era / Dorothy Sue Cobble -- Women's employment and the domestic ideal in the early Cold War years / Susan M. Hartmann -- Gender and progressive politics : a bridge to social activism of the 1960s / Susan Lynn -- Mayhem and moderation : women peace activists during the McCarthy Era / Harriet Hyman Alonso -- "Is family devotion now subversive?" : familialism against McCarthyism / Deborah A. Gerson -- Gender and civic activism in Mexican American barrios in California : the Community Service Organization, 1947-1962 / Margaret Rose -- "Our skirts gave them courage" : the civil defense protest movement in New York City, 1955-1961 / Dee Garrison -- Beyond the feminine mystique : a reassessment of postwar mass culture, 1946-1958 / Joanne Meyerowitz -- "I wanted the whole world to see" : race, gender, and constructions of motherhood in the death of Emmett Till / Ruth Feldstein -- White neurosis, black pathology : constructing out-of-wedlock pregnancy in the wartime and postwar United States / Regina G. Kunzel -- Extreme danger : women abortionists and their clients before Roe v. Wade / Rickie Solinger -- Sexualized woman : the lesbian, the prostitute, and the containment of female sexuality in postwar America / Donna Penn -- "Other" fifties : beats and bad girls / Wini Breines
Subject Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Employment -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Meyerowitz, Joanne J. (Joanne Jay)
ISBN 1566391709
1566391717 (pbk.)
9781566391719 (pbk.)

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