Women and Reform (Including Suffragism)

latest revision 12/26/95



Andrew, C. "Women and the Welfare State," Canadian Journal of Political Science 17 (December 1984), 667-83.

Baker, Paula, "The Domestication of Politics," American Historical Review 89 (1984),

Buhle, Mari Jo, Women and American Socialism 1870-1920 (1981)

Leach, William, True Love and Perfect Union: The Feminist Reform of Sex and Society (1980).

McCarthy, Kathleen D., Noblesse Oblige: Charity and Cultural Philannthropy in Chicago 1849-1929 (1982).

Rosenberg, Rosalind, Beyond Separate Spheres (1982).



(1) Antebellum

DuBois, Ellen Carol, Feminism and suffrage : the emergence of an independent women's movement in America, 1848-1869 (Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1978) S McCabe HQ1423 .D8

Klinghoffer, Judith Apter., "The petticoat electors": women's suffrage in New Jersey, 1776- 1807.," Journal of the Early Republic v. 12 (Summer '92) p. 159-93

(2) Post-1865

Alpern, S. and Baum, D. "Female Ballots and the Import of the 19th Amendment," J. Interdisciplinary History 16 (s. 1985): 43-67

Andersen,., Women and the vote in the 1920s: what happened in Oregon," Women & Politics v. 14 no4 ('94) p. 43-

Beeton, Beverly Women vote in the West : the Woman Suffrage Movement, 1869-1896 (New York : Garland Pub., 1986) S McCabe JK1896 .B44 1986

Blocker, Jack S., "Separate paths: suffragists and the women's temperance crusade, " Signs v. 10 (Spring '85) p. 460-76

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Buechler, Steven M., 1951-,"Elizabeth Boynton Harbert and the woman suffrage movement, 1870- 1896," Signs v. 13 (Autumn '87) p. 78-97

Buenker, John, "The Urban Political Machine and Woman Suffrage," Historian 33 (1971), 264-79.

Degler, Carl, At Odds [later chapters]

DuBois, Ellen Carol, 1947-, "Working women, class relations, and suffrage militance: Harriot Stanton Blatch and the New York woman suffrage movement, 1894- 1909., " The Journal of American History v. 74 (June '87) p. 34-

DuBois, Ellen Carol," Harriot Stanton Blatch and the transformation of class relations among woman suffragists," in Gender, class, race, and reform in the Progressive Era (University Press of Ky., 1991) pp. 162-79.

Firebaugh, Glenn., "Vote turnout of Nineteenth Amendment Women: the enduring effect of disenfranchisement." American Journal of Sociology v. 100 (Jan. '95) p. 972-96

Graham, Sally Hunter., "Woodrow Wilson, Alice Paul, and the woman suffrage movement, " Political Science Quarterly v. 98 (Winter '83/'84) p. 665-79

Goldberg, Michael L., Non-partisan and all-partisan: rethinking woman suffrage,. POLITICAL SCIENCE QUARTERLY

Graham, Sara Hunter., "Woman suffrage in Virginia: the Equal Suffrage League and pressure-group politics, 1909-1920," Virginia Magazine of History and Biography v. 101 (Apr. '93) p. 227-50

Gordon, Felice D. After Winning: The Lagacy of New Jersy Suffragists (Rutgers, 1986)

Grimes, Alan, The Puritan Ethic and Woman Suffrage (1967)

Kirkley, Evelyn A., "This work is God's cause": religion in the southern woman suffrage movement, 1880-1920" Church History v. 59 (Dec. '90) p. 507-22

Kleppner, Paul. "Were Women to Blame? Female Suffrage and Voter Turnout, J. Interdisciplinary History 12 (1982), 621-643.

Kraditor, A. Ideas of the Woman Suffrage Movement (1966)

Kugler, Israel. From Ladies to Women: The Organized Struggle for Women's Rights in the Reconstruction Era (New York: Greenwood, 1987 [Friends HQ1236.5.U6.K84.1987]

Landsman, Gail H., "The "other" as political symbol: images of Indians in the woman suffrage movement," Ethnohistory v. 39 (Summer '92) p. 247-84

Larson, T. A. "The Woman Suffrage Movement in Washington," Pacific Northwest Q. 67 (April, 1976)

Lunardini, Chisdtine A., From Equal Suffrage to Equal Rights: Alice Paul and the Natinal Women's Party 1910-1928 (NYU Press, 1986).

McGerr, Michael "Political Style and Women's Power 1830-1930," Journal of American History 77 (Dec. 1990): 864-85

McGovern, James R., "The American Woman's Pre-World War I Freedom in Manners and Morals," Journal of American History 55 (1968), 315-33.

Marshall, Susan E., In defense of separate spheres: class and status politics in the antisuffrage movement," Social Forces v. 65 (Dec. '86) p. 327-51

McDonagh, Eileen L., Issues and constituencies in the progressive era: House roll call voting on the nineteenth amendment, 1913-1919," The Journal of Politics v. 51 (Feb. '89) p. 119-36

Melder, Keith, Beginnings of Sisterhood: TheWoman's Rights Movement 1800-50 (New York, 1977)

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O'Neill, William , Everyone Was Brave

Paulson, Ross, Woman's Suffrage and Prohibition (1973) [see me for copy]

Sinclair, A., The Better Half (also titled: Emanicipation of the American Woman

Sochen, June The New Woman: Feminism in Greenwich Village 1910-20

Strom, Sharon H. "Leadership Tactics in the American Woman Suffrage Movement ...Massachusetts," Journal of American History 62 (1975): 296-315



Alexander, Ruth M. "We are Engaged as a Band of Sisters: Class and Domesticity in the Washington Temperance Movement 1846-1860," Journal of American History 75 (1988), 763-85.

Blocker, Jack S. "Give to the Winds Thy Fears: The Women's Temperance Crusade 1874-74 (1985) [HV5229.B56.1985]

Bordin, Ruth. Women and Temperance: The quest for Power and Liberty 1873-1900 (1981).

Epstein, Barbara Leslie, The Politics of Domesticity: Women, Evangelism, and Temperance in Nineteenth Century America (1981) [HQ1423.E67].

Kyvig, D.E. "Women aganst Prohibition," American Quarterly 28 (1976), 465-482.



Written by Robert Bannister, Swarthmore College (emeritus). Please send suggestions/corrections to rbannis1@swarthmore.edu