Controversy and Coalition: The New Feminist Movement across Three Decades of Change

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Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations.
a
Abolitionism, 37 , 53-54
Abortion, 152-55 ;
activities against, 163-64 ;
attitudes toward, 90 , 91-92 , 150 , 151 , 165 ;
clinics, 107-8 , 154 , 162-64 ;
Medicaid funding for, 153 ;
rallies, 158 ;
state laws concerning, 152 , 162.
See also Reproductive rights, Roe v. Wade
Abzug, Bella, 143
Academic community, 74 , 110-12 , 180 , 188 ;
affirmative action in, 174 ;
date rape in, 172 ;
feminist publishing in, 80 , 111 , 188 ;
minority women in, 95 ;
sexual harassment in, 167-68 .
See also Women’s studies programs
Adams, Abigail, 37
Affirmative action, 173-75 , 205
African-American families, 15 , 16 , 55 ;
health concerns, 108
African-American women, 16 , 55-56 , 89 , 93 , 94-95 , 122 ;
in Civil Rights movement, 68-69 ;
organizations of, 96 , 108 , 209 ;
and racism, 122-23 ;
and reproductive rights, 91
Alimony, 16 , 151 , 176
Alliance to End Violence Against Women, 209
American Association of University Professors (AAUP), 111
American Association of University Women (AAUW), 18 , 132
American Civil Liberties Union, 136
American Indian/Alaskan Native Caucus, 95
American Indian Movement (AIM), 96
American Indian Women’s Conference, 95
Anderson, Mary, 21
Antifeminism.
See Backlash
Anti-Semitism, 122-24 , 126
Apprenticeship programs, 99
Armed forces, women in, 140 , 150 , 168 , 186-87 ;
and sexual harassment, 168 , 186-87
Art shows, protests against, 191 , 192
Asian American Women United, 96
Asian-American women, 94 , 96
Avery, Byllye, 108

b
Baby boom, 10 , 13 , 59
Backlash, 87 , 88-89 , 130 , 178 , 198 , 199 ;
demographics, 150 ;
organized movements, 148-57 , 198 ;
and pay equity, 176 , 198 ;
and sexual violence, 166 , 168 , 198 .
See also Media, backlash
Baker, Ella, 56
Battered women, 105 , 106 , 145 , 160 , 169-70 , 177
Beauvoir, Simone de:
The Second Sex, 41
Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, 111
Birth control, 18 , 46 , 97 , 107
Birthrates, 11 , 12 , 14 , 59
Black Women’s Health Network, 96
Boggs, Lindy, 20
Bookstores, 80 , 81 , 113 , 213
Bosnia, rape in, 191
Breast feeding, 106-7

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