The U.S. Women's Movement in Global Perspective. Edited
by Lee Ann Banaszak. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2005. 288p.
$72.00 cloth, $27.95 paper.
This pathbreaking edited volume combines a classic article with 10
original essays to present a comparative examination of the women's
movement. As the title indicates, analyses largely revolve around the U.S.
case, with comparison carried out over time or in relation to cases in
other countries. In bringing together this group of prominent and emerging
scholars of women's movements to place the United States in
international perspective, this volume works to fill a large gap in the