Conclusion: Assessing Second-Wave Historiography

  • Lisa Corrigan


In her concluding chapter, Lisa Corrigan confirms the initial claim made by Sara M. Evans: that the wave metaphor should be replaced by a broader, more-inclusive history that accurately depicts the continuous and overlapping efforts of women activists. And our work is just beginning, notes Corrigan. Now, with the gift of hindsight and the awareness of the mistakes and the limitations of the Second Wave, is the time to reflect on the feminist cause in America and to chart its path forward.


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  • Lisa Corrigan
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  1. 1.University of ArkansasFayettevilleUSA

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