Feminism in America 1848-1986
August 1920, the amendment had been ratified 36 states.
WQ AUTUMN 1986
In no other Western nation have organized women tried so hard so often to transform society. American feminists have sought not only to end inequities in voting, employment, property rights, and education, but also to reform men and, on occasion, to move both sexes toward a kind of "gender-blind" regime-goals few Euro- pean feminists have ever contemplated.
Today, after both successes and unexpected failures,...