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Equal Means Equal

Why the Time for an Equal Rights Amendment Is Now

Equal Means Equal( )
Author: Neuwirth, Jessica
Introduction by: Steinem, Gloria
ISBN:978-1-62097-039-3
Publication Date:Jan 2015
Publisher:New Press, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

When the Equal Rights Amendment was first passed by Congress in 1972, Richard Nixon was president and "All in the Family"'s Archie Bunker was telling his feisty wife Edith to stifle it. Over the course of the next ten years, an initial wave of enthusiasm led to ratification of the ERA by thirty-five states, just three short of the thirty-eight stat

Book Details
Pages:156
Detailed Subjects: Law / Gender & The Law
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.894 x 20.93 x 1.092 cm
Book Weight:0.213 Kilograms
Author Biography
Neuwirth, Jessica (Author)
Gloria Steinem was born in Toledo, Ohio on March 25, 1934. She graduated from Smith College in 1956 and then spent two years in India on a Chester Bowles Fellowship. She is a writer, lecturer, political activist, and feminist organizer. In 1968, she co-founded New York magazine, where she was a political columnist and wrote feature articles. In 1972, she co-founded Ms. magazine, and remained one of its editors for fifteen years.

In 1993, she co-produced and narrated Multiple Personalities: The Search for Deadly Memories, which was a documentary on child abuse for HBO, and co-produced the original TV movie Better Off Dead, which examined the parallel forces that both oppose abortion and support the death penalty.

She has written numerous books including Marilyn: Norma Jean, Moving Beyond Words, My Life on the Road, and Revolution from Within: A Book of Self-Esteem, Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions. She has received numerous awards including The Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Medal Award in 2014 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2013. In 1993, she was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame.

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