This Second Edition is an essential resource for librarians, scholars, and students. This succinct handbook includes more than 1,000 entries covering the persons, organizations, campaigns and court cases, goals and achievements, and current and future directions of the feminist movement, 75 percent of which are new and revised from the first edition. An expanded chronology and a thoroughly revised and updated bibliography round out this comprehensive reference.
Janet K. Boles is a professor of political science at Marquette University. She teaches courses on women in American politics and the politics of race, ethnicity, and gender and has published extensively on the feminist movement, women in politics and elected office, and women and public policy. Diane Long Hoeveler is a professor of English at Marquette University. She teaches courses on the female gothic, romanticism and gender, women's literature, and literature and psychology.