Epilogue: Women's activism from electoral campaigns to protest action: Into the next 100 years

Lee Ann Banaszak, Holly J. McCammon

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Abstract

The epilogue discusses the volume's central themes in light of events around the 2016 presidential election. This chapter considers growth in gender equality over the last one hundred years as well as continuing aspects of gender inequality. It examines the degree to which women's influence has changed over time, particularly their increased presence in politics as well as ongoing efforts to marginalize their roles. The final chapter examines this influence in electoral politics as well as social movement activism, also exploring the ways in which politics continues to be a deeply gendered sphere of action. This epilogue returns to the rich diversity of women's engagement in political action, reminding readers of the significant insights that can emerge from an intersectional approach to understanding women's political action. The book concludes with thoughts, which must be speculative at best, of what may lie ahead for the next hundred years of women's enfranchisement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment
Subtitle of host publicationAn Appraisal of Women's Political Activism
PublisherOxford University Press
Pages356-369
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9780190265144
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 15 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences(all)

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    Banaszak, L. A., & McCammon, H. J. (2018). Epilogue: Women's activism from electoral campaigns to protest action: Into the next 100 years. In 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism (pp. 356-369). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0016