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Title Not June Cleaver : women and gender in postwar America, 1945-1960 / edited by Joanne Meyerowitz.
Imprint Phliadelphia : Temple University Press, 1994.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HQ1420 .N68 1994    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HQ1420 .N68 1994    AVAILABLE  
Series Critical perspectives on the past
Critical perspectives on the past. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n86732334
Subject Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Employment -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Alt Name Meyerowitz, Joanne J. (Joanne Jay)
Description vi, 411 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents When women arrived : the trasformation 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
ISBN 1566391709
1566391717 (pbk.)
OCLC # 28586368
Table of Contents
1Introduction: Women and Gender in Postwar America, 1945-1960 / Joanne Meyerowitz1
2When Women Arrived: The Transformation of New York's Chinatown / Xiaolan Bao19
3An "Obligation to Participate": Married Nurses' Labor Force Participation in the 1950s / Susan Rimby Leighow37
4Recapturing Working-Class Feminism: Union Women in the Postwar Era / Dorothy Sue Cobble57
5Women's Employment and the Domestic Ideal in the Early Cold War Years / Susan M. Hartmann84
6Gender and Progressive Politics: A Bridge to Social Activism of the 1960s / Susan Lynn103
7Mayhem and Moderation: Women Peace Activists during the McCarthy Era / Harriet Hyman Alonso128
8"Is Family Devotion Now Subversive?": Familialism against McCarthyism / Deborah A. Gerson151
9Gender and Civic Activism in Mexican American Barrios in California: The Community Service Organization, 1947-1962 / Margaret Rose177
10"Our Skirts Gave Them Courage": The Civil Defense Protest Movement in New York City, 1955-1961 / Dee Garrison201
11Beyond the Feminine Mystique: A Reassessment of Postwar Mass Culture, 1946-1958 / Joanne Meyerowitz229
12"I Wanted the Whole World to See": Race, Gender, and Constructions of Motherhood in the Death of Emmett Till / Ruth Feldstein263
13White Neurosis, Black Pathology: Constructing Out-of-Wedlock Pregnancy in the Wartime and Postwar United States / Regina G. Kunzel304
14Extreme Danger: Women Abortionists and Their Clients before Roe v. Wade / Rickie Solinger335
15The Sexualized Woman: The Lesbian, the Prostitute, and the Containment of Female Sexuality in Postwar America / Donna Penn358
16The "Other" Fifties: Beats and Bad Girls / Wini Breines382
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