Encyclopedia of American social movements / edited by Immanuel Ness ; foreword by Stephen Eric Bronner and Frances Fox Piven.

London ; New York : Routledge, 2015.
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This four-volume set examines every social movement in American history - from the great struggles for abolition, civil rights, and women's equality to the more specific quests for prohibition, consumer safety, unemployment insurance, and global justice.
First published 2004 by M.E. Sharpe.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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  • Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Antislavery Movement; Introduction; Antislavery Movement, 1700s-1830s; Antislavery Movement, 1830s-1840s; Antislavery Movement, 1840s-1850s; Antislavery Movement, 1860-1865; Abolition: Humanitarian and Revolutionary Ideas; Moderate, Radical, and Militant Abolition; Frederick Douglass and Antislavery; Free Blacks: Foundations of Polities; Antislavery Resistance: An Overview; North-South Reactions to Antislavery; 2. Civil Rights Movement; Introduction
  • Civil Rights Movement, 1865-1910Movement to Abolish Convict Labor; Anti-Lynching Movement; Civil Rights Movement, 1910-1930; Garvey's Universal Negro Improvement Association Movement; Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters; Civil Rights Movement, 1930-1953; Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1970; Nonviolent Direct Action; Congress of Racial Equality; Civil Rights Movement, 1970-1990; Racial Violence and the Civil Rights Movement; Black Nationalism and the Civil Rights Movement; Anti-Apartheid Movement; Civil Rights Movement, 1990-2000; Civil Rights Movement, Twenty-First Century; 3. Women's Movement
  • IntroductionWomen's Social Movement, 1800-1869; Moral and Dress Reform Movement, 1800-1869; Matilda Joslyn Gage and Woman Suffrage History; Popular Health Movement; Women's Cooperative Housekeeping Movement; Woman Suffrage Movement, 1848-1920; Women's Movement and Social Activism, 1865-1920; African-American Women's Movement, 1865-1920s; Women and the Progressive Movement; Women and the Anti-Imperialist Movement; Working Women's Movement, Early Twentieth Century; Birth Control Movement; Women's Movement, 1920-1960; Equal Rights Amendment; Abortion Rights Movement
  • African-American Women's Movement, 1930s-1940sAfrican-American Women's Movement, 1950-Present; Women's Movement, 1960-1990; Women's Studies Movement; Women's Liberation Movement, 1965-1975; Women's Movement, 1990-Present; Feminist/Lesbian Separatism Movement; Anti-Rape Movement; 4. Labor Movement; Introduction; Labor Movement, 1600-1790; Labor Movement, 1790-1860; Labor Movement, 1861-1877; Knights of Labor; Miners' Movement in the West; Anarchism and the Labor Movement; Labor Movement. 1877-1919; Eight-Hour Day Movement; Syndicalism and the Industrial Workers of the World
  • Railroad Workers MovementSteelworkers Movement; Garment Workers Movement; Labor Movement, 1920-1934; Communist Movement; Sacco and Vanzetti; Unemployment Movement; Unemployed Councils; Strikes of 1934; Brookwood Labor College; Labor Movement, 1935-1947; Labor Law; Cannery Workers Movement; Labor Movement, 1948-1981; Public Workers Movement; Labor Movement and the Vietnam War; Black Lung Movement; Labor Movement. 1981-Present; PATCO and Replacement Workers; United Parcel Service Strike; Hotel and Restaurant Workers Movement; Wildcat Strikes; Organized Labor, Consumption, and Boycotts
  • Labor Culture
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American social movements
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