In the Company of Women Book Review by capital writers

In the Company of Women
Discusses, and analyzes the book, "In the Company of Women: Voices from the Women's Movement" by Bonnie Watkins and Nina Rothchild.
# 28469 | 1,327 words | 1 source | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Jun 29, 2003 in Women Studies (Feminism) , Women Studies (General)

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This paper reviews the book "In the Company of Women: Voices from the Women's Movement," and its discussion of women's feelings, beliefs, and convictions toward feminism. Included in this paper is a discussion of Gloria Steinam's foreword to the book, the women profiled in the book, and the author's purpose for writing the book.

From the Paper:

"This section of the book looks at some of the most powerful women in the women's movement, and shows what they have done with that power. It also shows how these women have banded together and tried to make things different in the professional world, where women were not any more welcome than they were in the blue-collar world. Ellen Dresselhuis, a lawyer, sums up this section perfectly when she says; "It makes a tremendous difference now to have women on the bench. It means that when we go into the courtroom, when my partners and I go into the courtroom, we're not in a foreign world" (Watkins and Rothchild 1996, 273)."

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