Creating a progressive commonwealth : women activists, feminism, and the politics of social change in Virginia, 1970s-2000s /

In her innovative study of women activists in late twentieth-century Virginia, Megan Taylor Shockley argues that feminists challenged the traditional patriarchal system in the state by engaging directly with the legislature and mobilizing grassroots educational and lobbying efforts on the issues of...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Shockley, Megan Taylor (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2018]
Series:Making the modern South.
Table of Contents:
  • A brief feminist timeline of Virginia in the 1970s
  • Origins
  • The battle for the era
  • Abortion rights and reproductive justice
  • Ending violence against women
  • Conclusion: Assessing progress and evaluating the path forward.