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Title The American woman 2003-2004 : daughters of a revolution--young women today / edited by Cynthia B. Costello, Vanessa R. Wight, and Anne J. Stone.
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2003]
Edition First edition.

Subject Young women -- United States -- Social conditions.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
Alt Name Costello, Cynthia B. (Cynthia Butler)
Wight, Vanessa R.
Stone, Anne J.
Description 413 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Daughters of a revolution, young women today. Daughters of a revolution : an introduction / Anne J. Stone -- Two generations : a mother and daughter talk about their lives / Cynthia B. Costello -- Young women : where they stand / Martha Farnsworth Riche -- Young women, education, and employment / Marisa DiNatale, Stephanie Boraas -- Baby boom to generation X : progress in young women's health / Alina Salganicoff, Barbara Wentworth, Liberty Greene -- Integrating work and life : young women forge new solutions / Jessica DeGroot, Joyce Fine -- The economics of young women today / Lani Luciano -- Taking it from here : policies for the twenty-first century / Cynthia B. Costello, Vanessa R. Wight -- American women today : a statistical portrait. Demographics -- Education -- Health -- Employment -- Earnings and benefits -- Economic security -- Women in the military -- Elections and officials -- Women in Congress. The Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues at 25 : challenges and opportunities / Cynthia A. Hall -- The Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues, 107th Congress -- Women in the 107th Congress.
ISBN 0312295510 (hardbound)
0312295499 (pbk.)
OCLC # 49991565
Table of Contents
 List of Tables and Figures9
 Acknowledgments / Susan Scanlan19
 Daughters of a Revolution - Young Women Today 
 Daughters of a Revolution: An Introduction / Anne J. Stone25
 Two Generations: A Mother and Daughter Talk about Their Lives / Cynthia B. Costello33
  Young Women: Where They Stand / Martha Farnsworth Riche43
  Young Women, Education, and Employment / Marisa DiNatale, Stephanie Boraas69
  Baby Boom to Generation X: Progress in Young Women's Health / Alina Salganicoff, Barbara Wentworth, Liberty Greene93
  Integrating Work and Life: Young Women Forge New Solutions / Jessica DeGroot, Joyce Fine127
  The Economics of Young Women Today / Lani Luciano143
  Taking It from Here: Policies for the Twenty-first Century / Cynthia B. Costello, Vanessa R. Wight165
 American Women Today: A Statistical Portrait 
  Earnings and Benefits269
  Economic Security291
  Women in the Military309
  Elections and Officials325
 Women in Congress 
  The Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues at 25: Challenges and Opportunities / Cynthia A. Hall339
  The Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues - 107th Congress349
  Women in the 107th Congress351
 Notes on the Contributors399
 About the Women's Research and Education Institute (WREI)401
 About the Editors403

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