Organized White Women and the Challenge of Racial Integration, 1945-1965

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This monograph asserts that the troubled history of segregation within American women's associations created a legacy of racial exclusivity and privilege. While acknowledging the progressive potential of women's associations and the extent to which they created a legitimate outlet for American women's public activism, it explores how and why such organizations failed to aid in issues of integration. Rather than being a historical accident, or a pragmatic response to circumstance, this monograph demonstrates that white ...

Organized White Women and the Challenge of Racial Integration, 1945-1965 2017, Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN-13: 9783319496931

2017 edition

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