By Patricia A. Carter
Proposing a accomplished examine twentieth-century collaborations among lady lecturers and the women's circulate, this quantity highlights the feminist ideologies, concepts, and rationales pursued via academics looking for greater offices. Carter chronicles the evolution of rights for lady academics, protecting such very important social and fiscal subject matters as suffrage, equivalent pay for equivalent paintings, the correct to marry and take maternity leaves, entry to administrative positions, the proper to foyer and cut price jointly, and the suitable to take part in political and social reform routine open air the place of work. A vibrant account of the management roles lecturers performed within the women's circulate, this booklet clarifies the significance of feminist ideologies in shaping the techniques and rationales educators used to remodel their career. This booklet is a daring contribution to the background of operating girls.
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She explained, “When I gave up teaching after my marriage [in 1889] I missed the job so much that I sought another way to teach. Women’s clubs offered me the opportunity for platform work [where] I could become a lecturer” (p. 614). A similar pattern existed across race, such as in the National Association of Colored Women (NACW), where teachers constituted about 67% COALITIONS AND STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE 21 of its mostly middle-class club affiliates. Kathleen Berkeley (1985) notes that NACW members were likely to reside in large urban centers, to be college graduates, and to have taught school before retiring upon marriage.
New York Class Teachers’ Association The point that Blackwell made about male teachers being the foes of equal pay was well taken. In New York City, the issue became a dividing point for the sexes, and it split pro- and anti-suffrage women. The New York Class Teachers’ Association (NYCTA), representing some 2,000 members, became painfully aware of the fragmenting effect that the issue could have on organizations. In April 1905, a group with the NYCTA began circulating a flyer, which declared: 40 “EVERYBODY’S PAID BUT THE TEACHER” The time is ripe to establish the principle of equal pay.
P. ” She explains that a “fundamental feature of women’s reform activism” was the “emergence of middle-class leaders who experienced a congruence between their search for power over their own lives and their search for influence in society as a whole” (p. 176). COALITIONS AND STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE 23 Yet some historians have had problems aligning progressive reform organizations, particularly those whose focus was on educational reforms, with the goals of feminism. Many of these groups initially rejected or continued to show little interest in the more colorful and radical positions of feminism that involved suffrage and economic independence.
Everybody's Paid but the Teacher: The Teaching Profession and the Women's Movement (Reflective History, 7) by Patricia A. Carter