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Law, Policy, and Activism

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Law, Policy, and Activism

  • 12th National Conference on Women and the Law. Ed. Kay Abramson. National Conference on Women and the Law, WSU Law School, 1981.
  • Alexander, Shana. State-by-State Guide to Women’s Legal Rights. Wollstonecraft Incorporated, 1975.
  • Aptheker, Bettina. The Morning Breaks: The Trial of Angela Davis. International Publishers, 1975.
  • Artemis, Black; E-Fierce; JLove; and Marcella. Conscious Women Rock the Page: Using Hip-Hop Fiction to Incite Social Change. Ed. Marcella Runell Hall. Sister Outsider Entertainment, LLC, 2008.
  • Bridges of Power: Women’s Multicultural Alliances. Ed. Lisa Albrecht and Rose M. Brewer. New Society Publishers, 1980.
  • Cary, Eve. The NYCLU Guide to Women’s Rights in New York State. Pantheon Books, 1978.
  • Committee for Abortion Rights and Against Sterilization Abuse. Women Under Attack: Victories, Backlash, and the Fight for Reproductive Freedom. Ed. Susan E. Davis. South End Press, 1988.
  • Davis, Angela Y. If They Come in the Morning. Signet Books, 1971.
  • DeCrow, Karen. Sexist Justice: How Legal Sexism Affects You. Random House, Inc., 1974.
  • Faux, Marian. Roe v. Wade: The Untold Story of the Landmark Supreme Court Decision that Made Abortion Legal. First Mentor Printing, 1989.
  • Flaming, Jennifer Baker and Carolyn Kott Washburne. For Better, For Worse: A Feminist Handbook on Marriage and Other Options. Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1977.
  • Gans, Herbert J. More Equality. Random House, Inc., 1974.
  • Garland, Anne Witte. Women Activists: Challenging the Abuse of Power. The Feminist Press, 1988.
  • Gore, Al. An Inconvenient Truth. Rodale, 2006.
  • Hamilton, Roberta. The Liberation of Women: A Study of Patriarchy and Capitalism. George Allen & Unwin, 1978.
  • Hartman, Betsy. Reproductive Rights and Wrongs: The Global Politics of Population Control and Contraceptive Choice. Harp, 1987.
  • Latin merica and U.S. Foreign Policy. Ed. Bonnie Szumski. Greenhaven Press, 1988.
  • McAuley Institute. La Mujer como Agente del Cambio Social. McCauley Institute, 1999.
  • Mitchell, Juliet. Women’s Estate. Random House, Inc., 1973.
  • Morrison, Toni. Race-ing Justice, En-gendering Power: Essays on Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas, and the Construction of Social Reality. Pantheon Books, 1992.
  • Perkins, Carl D. Discrimination Against Women: Hearings Before the Special Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Education and Labor House of Representatives, Part 1. US Government Printing Office, 1970.
  • Petchesky, Rosalind P. Abortion and woman's choice:  the state, sexuality, and reproductive freedom. Rev. ed. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1990.
  • Political Research Association. Defending Reproductive Rights: AN Activists Resource Kit.
  • Public Hearing: Gay Foster Parenting. P.A.T. Reporting Service, 1985.
  • Report of the Task Force on Social Insurance and Taxes. Ed. Maurine B. Neuberger. Citizens’ Advisory Council on the Status of Women, 1968.
  • Schneider, Elizabeth M. Battered women and feminist lawmaking. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002.
  • Sisterhood is Powerful: An Anthology of Writings from the Women's Liberation Movement. Ed. Robin Morgan.
  • Smart, Carol. Feminism and the Power of Law. Routledge, 1989.
  • Women in the Civil Rights Movement: Trailblazers & TorchBearers 1941–1965. Ed. Vicki L. Crawford, Jacqueline Anne Rouse, and Barbara Woods. Indiana University Press, 1993.
  • Women In Transition: A Feminist Handbook on Separation and Divorce. Ed. Linda Backeil, Susan Dailey, and Carolyn Kott Washburne. Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1975.
  • Women on War: Essential Voices For the Nuclear Age From a Brilliant International Assembly. Ed. Daniela Gioseffi. Il. Kathe Kollwitz. Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1988.
  • Women Working Together. Ed. Kay Abramson. 13 National Conference on Women and the Law, WSU Law School, 1982.

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