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The Resource Respectability and reform : Irish American women's activism, 1880-1920, Tara M. McCarthy

Respectability and reform : Irish American women's activism, 1880-1920, Tara M. McCarthy

Label
Respectability and reform : Irish American women's activism, 1880-1920
Title
Respectability and reform
Title remainder
Irish American women's activism, 1880-1920
Statement of responsibility
Tara M. McCarthy
Title variation
Irish American women's activism, 1880-1920
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "This project offers a national study of the different agendas and strategies pursued by Irish American women in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, focusing on their roles in diaspora nationalism, the labor movement, and the suffrage movement."--Provided by publisher
  • "In the late nineteenth century, an era in which women were expanding their influence outside the home, Irish American women carved out unique opportunities to serve the needs of their communities. For many women, this began with a commitment to Irish nationalism. In Respectability and Reform, McCarthy explores the contributions of a small group of Irish American women in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era who emerged as leaders, organizers, and activists. Profiles of these women suggest not only that Irish American women had a political tradition of their own but also that the diversity of the Irish American community fostered a range of priorities and approaches to activism. McCarthy focuses on three movements--the Irish nationalist movement, the labor movement, and the suffrage movement--to trace the development of women's political roles. Highlighting familiar activists such as Fanny and Anna Parnell, as well as many lesser-known suffragists, McCarthy sheds light on the range of economic and social backgrounds found among the activists. She also shows that Irish American women's commitment to social justice persisted from the Land War through the World War I era. In unearthing the rich and varied stories of these Irish American women, Respectability and Reform deepens our understanding of their intersection with and contribution to the larger context of American women's activism." -- Publisher's description
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCarthy, Tara M
Dewey number
305.48/89162073
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.I6
LC item number
M116 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Irish studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ladies' Land League
  • Irish American women
  • Women political activists
  • Irish question
  • Labor movement
  • Women
  • Women social reformers
  • Irish American women
  • Irish Americans
  • Ladies' Land League
  • Institut de Recherches en Informatique
  • Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer
  • Irish American women
  • Irish Americans
  • Irish question
  • Labor movement
  • Women political activists
  • Women social reformers
  • Women
  • United States
  • Einwanderin
  • Politische Beteiligung
Label
Respectability and reform : Irish American women's activism, 1880-1920, Tara M. McCarthy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One. Life and labor. Life in the Irish American community: an overview -- Radicals and reformers: the origins of women's labor activism and alliances -- Part Two. Irish nationalism. Charitable Colleens or voracious viragoes? The influence of the Ladies' Land League and its legacy -- Propaganda, protest, purchasing, and picketing: Irish American women's nationalist strategies in the twentieth century -- Part three. The suffrage movement. The politics of identity: Irish Americans and woman suffrage in the nineteenth century -- Twentieth-century connections: suffrage tactics, trade unionists, and the lessons of Tammany Hall -- Conclusion
Control code
1012343540
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 321 pages
Isbn
9780815635703
Lccn
2018000376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
14981970
System control number
(OCoLC)1012343540
Label
Respectability and reform : Irish American women's activism, 1880-1920, Tara M. McCarthy
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One. Life and labor. Life in the Irish American community: an overview -- Radicals and reformers: the origins of women's labor activism and alliances -- Part Two. Irish nationalism. Charitable Colleens or voracious viragoes? The influence of the Ladies' Land League and its legacy -- Propaganda, protest, purchasing, and picketing: Irish American women's nationalist strategies in the twentieth century -- Part three. The suffrage movement. The politics of identity: Irish Americans and woman suffrage in the nineteenth century -- Twentieth-century connections: suffrage tactics, trade unionists, and the lessons of Tammany Hall -- Conclusion
Control code
1012343540
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 321 pages
Isbn
9780815635703
Lccn
2018000376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
14981970
System control number
(OCoLC)1012343540

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