Suggested Readings, Audio-Visual Materials, and On-Line Resources


Berry, Mary Frances. Why ERA Failed: Politics, Women’s Rights, and the Amending Process of the Constitution. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986.

Cohen, Marcia. The Sisterhood: The Inside of the Women’s Movement and the Leaders Who Made it Happen. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1989.

Delsman, Mary A. Everything You Need to Know About the ERA. Riverside, CA: Meranza Press, 1975.

Equal Rights Amendment Project. The Equal Rights Amendment: A Bibliographic Study. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003.

Flynn, Elizabeth. Feminism Beyond Modernism. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2002.

Gaughen, Shasta. Women’s Rights. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, 2003.

Marcello, Patricia Cronin. Gloria Steinem: A Biography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004.

Steinem, Gloria. Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions. New York: Signet, 1986.

Steinem, Gloria. Revolution From Within: A Book of Self-Esteem. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Co., 1992.

Tobias, Sheila. Faces of Feminism: An Activist’s Reflections on the Women’s Movement. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1997.

Wheaton, Elizabeth. Ms.: The Story of Gloria Steinem. Greensboro, NC: Morgan Reynolds, 2002.

Audio-Visual Materials

Gloria Steinem: Ms. AmericaNew York: A&E Home Video, 1995. Video Recording. 

Is Feminism Dead? Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2000. Video Recording.

Protection or Equality: Women’s Rights in the Workplace. Cincinnati, OH: University of Cincinnati Center for Women’s Studies, 1983. Video Recording.

A Woman’s View: Prominent Women Address Gender Issues. Greenwood, IN: Educational Video Group, 2001. Video Recording.

On-Line Resources 

“Documents from the Women’s Liberation Movement.” Special Collections Library, Duke University.

“The Equal Rights Amendment.” Alice Paul Institute.

“Living the Legacy: The Women’s Rights Movement 1948-1998.” National Women’s History Project.

Feminist Majority Foundation Online.

Gifts of Speech.

History Matters.

Ms. Magazine Online.

National Organization for Women.

“Sisters of ’77.” Independent Lens, PBS.org

“U.S. Women’s History Workshop.” Assumption College