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Searching for Scientific Womanpower: Technocratic Feminism and the Politics of National Security, 1940-1980 (Gender and American Culture)

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This compelling history traces contemporary feminist interest in science to the World War II and early Cold War years. During a period when anxiety about America's supply of scientific personnel ran high and when open support for women's rights generated suspicion, feminist reformers routinely invoked national security rhetoric and scientific "manpower" concerns in their efforts to advance women's education and employment. Puaca brings to light the untold story of an important but largely overlooked strand of feminist activism. This book reveals much about the history of American feminism, the politics of national security, and the complicated relationship between the two.

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Laura Micheletti Puaca is assistant professor of history at Christopher Newport University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781469610818
Author:
Puaca, Laura Micheletti
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
technocratic feminism
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
American feminism
Subject:
second-wave feminism
Subject:
waves of feminism
Subject:
female activism
Subject:
women s scientific societies
Subject:
women s professional organizations
Subject:
Women in science
Subject:
female scientists
Subject:
female engineers
Subject:
female professionals
Subject:
women professionals
Subject:
National security
Subject:
national security state
Subject:
women in World War II
Subject:
women in the Cold War
Subject:
women and social movements
Subject:
Manpower.
Subject:
brainpower
Subject:
Science -- Education.
Subject:
recruitment of women to scientific fields
Subject:
American Association of University Women
Subject:
National Federation of Business and Professional Women s Clubs
Subject:
Committee on Women in College and Defense
Subject:
the Committee on College Women Students and the War
Subject:
National Roster of Scientific and Specialized Personnel
Subject:
Columbia university
Subject:
women students at the Columbia University School of Engineering
Subject:
Barnard College
Subject:
Virginia Gildersleeve
Subject:
Arthur S. Flemming
Subject:
Institute of Women s Professional Relations
Subject:
Catherine Filene Dodd
Subject:
Chase Going Woodhouse
Subject:
Kathryn McHale
Subject:
Engineering
Subject:
Science
Subject:
and Management War Training (ESMWT) program
Subject:
Margaret Pickel
Subject:
Marguerite Wykoff Zapoleon
Subject:
the Society of Women Engineers
Subject:
Beatrice Hicks
Subject:
Lillian Gilbreth
Subject:
National Manpower Council
Subject:
Yvonne Clark
Subject:
Sputnik
Subject:
Sigma Delta Epsilon
Subject:
Ethaline Cortelyou
Subject:
Mary Louise Robbins
Subject:
Betty Lou Raskin
Subject:
Ernestine Thurman
Subject:
Betty Lankford McLaughlin
Subject:
American Council on Women in Science
Subject:
Alice Leopold
Subject:
Women s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor
Subject:
Esther Peterson
Subject:
Meta Ellis
Subject:
President s Commission on the Status of Women
Subject:
Mary Ingraham Bunting
Subject:
Douglass College Mathematics Retraining Program
Subject:
Equal Rights Amendment
Subject:
Office of Defense Mobilization
Subject:
Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization
Subject:
Continuing education
Subject:
Alice S. Rossi
Subject:
Naomi McAfee
Subject:
Arminta Harness
Subject:
National Organization for Women
Subject:
Naomi Weisstein
Subject:
Ruth Hubbard
Subject:
Committee on the Status of Women Microbiologists
Subject:
Rita Guttman
Subject:
Caucus of Women Biophysicists
Subject:
Committee on Professional Opportunities for Women
Subject:
American Physical Society s Committee on the Status of Women in Physics
Subject:
Vera Kistiakowsky
Subject:
Chien-Shiung Wu
Subject:
Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)
Subject:
Association for Women in Mathematics
Subject:
Alice Schafer
Subject:
Mary Gray
Subject:
Association for Women in Science
Subject:
Estelle Ramey
Subject:
Federation of Organizations for Professional Women
Subject:
Scientific Manpower Commission
Subject:
Betty Vetter
Subject:
National Science Foundation
Subject:
Women in Science and Technology Equal Opportunity Act
Subject:
Edward Kennedy
Subject:
Science and Technology Equal Opportunities Act
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20140631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
7 halftones
Pages:
278
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.125 in

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History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
History and Social Science » US History » 20th Century » General

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