Feminism & Conservative Revolutions Biblio March 1996

Query From Sue Shrems nschrems@aardvark.ucs.uoknor.edu 07 March 1996

I am presently working on women's conservative movement in the 1920s. In particular, how this movement seems to be a backlash against the direction that feminists were moving women and society in this time period.

My focus in on women in Oklahoma. The political spectrum in Oklahoma ran from a small group of socialists to over 50 women of the Klan organizations throughout the state. In between these extreme ends are women's organizations that held conservative ideals.

I am interested in any information that helps to bring into focus the conservative women's movement of the 1920s. Thanks in advance.


Blee, Kathleen M. Women of the Klan: Racism and Gender in the 1920s (U of California Press, 1991)

Boch, Gisela Women in Culture and Society

Campbell, Beaxtric: Iron Ladies, Why Do Women Vote Tory?

DeGrazia Victoria How Facism Ruled Women: Italy 1920-1945

Jeansonne, Glen Women of the Far Right: The Mother's Movement and World War II (U of Chicago Press, forthcoming April 1996)

Klatch, Rebecca E. Women of the New Right (Temple U Press, 1987)

Koonz, Claudia Mothers in the Fatherland: Women, the Family and Nazi Politics (St. Martin's Press, NY, 1987)...also articles or chapters in Maternity and Gender Policies, History of Women in the West.

Melich, Tanya The Republican War Against Women (recently published)

Rupp, Leila Signs, 3

Other possible authors, no titles given: Stephenson, Jill; Rosenhaft, Eve; Phayer, Michael; Frevert, Ute; Evans, J.R.

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