Gender : roles & rights / by Micah L. Issitt.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: Provides an introduction to the history of gender roles and rights in the United States and how public opinion about them have developed and changed over time.
    • Content Notes:
      Partial contents: Publisher's Note -- Introduction -- Historical Timeline -- CITIZENSHIP & CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS -- From the Colonies to the U.S. -- Women Ruled by Patriarchs (1777) -- Seneca Falls, Women & Citizenship -- Sentiments of the Sisterhood (1848) -- Women's Right to Vote -- The 19th Amendment (1920) -- State Marriage Bans -- First State To Ban Discrimination Based on Gender (1993) -- SEXUAL NONCONFORMITY & CHANGING POLICY -- Homosexuality in Colonial America -- Thomas Jefferson's Drastic Measures (1778) -- Hirschfeld's Studies -- Transforming Gender and Sexuality (1910, 1923) -- Homosexuality Is Not a Mental Illness -- American Psychiatric Association Reclassifi es (1952, 1973) -- IN THE WORKPLACE -- Women Wartime Workers -- New Gender Norms (1917, 1944) -- Title IX -- Gender Discrimination in Education (1972) -- Phillips v. Martin Marietta -- Gender Discrimination in the Workplace (1973) -- Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson -- Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace (1986) -- Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" -- LGBTQ Service Members Now Openly Serve (2010) -- Military Ban Against Women Lifted -- Women No Longer Limited to Non-Combat Roles (2013) -- Hillary Clinton Runs for President -- Gender Bias and American Voters (2016) -- #MeToo Movement -- Sexual Hierarchy and Abuse (2016-2018) -- LGBTQ+ RIGHTS -- The Stonewall Riots -- Birth of the Gay Rights Movement (1969) -- Supreme Court & Sexual Behavior -- Court Rules to Decriminalize Same-Sex Behavior (2003) -- Transgender Access to Public Bathrooms -- Fight for Gender-Neutral Bathrooms (2013) -- BIRTH CONTROL & REPRODUCTION -- Margaret Sanger's Birth Control Clinic -- The Right Not to Reproduce (1916).
    • Content Notes:
      Partial contents: Roe v. Wade -- Legalization of Abortion (1973) -- Men's Rights -- Anti-Feminism and the Men's Rights Movement (1976, 2009) -- MARRIAGE & PARENTING -- Married Women in Early America -- Fight for Property Rights and Child Custody (1848) -- The Uniform Marriage and Divorce Act -- No-Fault Divorce (1970) -- Transgender Marriage -- Legalization of Marriage Based on Gender Identity (1976) -- The Violence Against Women Act -- Married or Not, Violence Against Women is a Crime (1994) -- Adoption by Same-Sex Couples -- First State to Allow Same-Sex Couples to Adopt Jointly (1997) -- Joint Parenting Movement -- Shared Custody Becomes the Norm (2017) -- Transgender Parenting Rights -- In the Best Interests of the Child (1973-2018) -- Conclusion -- Ideas About Gender -- Notes -- Primary & Secondary Sources -- Glossary -- Historical Snapshots -- Bibliography -- About the Author -- Index.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references and index.
      10-A.
    • ISBN:
      9781682179512
      1682179516
    • Accession Number:
      fol.126919