|From saris to skirts : a study of changing lifestyles of Indian women immigrants to the United States
||The women in this study were part of a wave of immigrants who arrived in the United States during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. These times were rife with political and social turmoil including the "second wave" of the US feminist movement. The study ...
|Urban renewal in Asheville : a history of racial segregation and black activism
||This thesis utilizes Asheville as a case study to situate urban renewal in the broader history of housing segregation and urban race relations. In order to accomplish this objective, this study employs an expanded timeframe. This approach enables an ...
|Takin' it to the streets : the politics of Wilmington's black working class women
||From 1880 to 1898 the working class black women of Wilmington, North Carolina forged a politics of recognition in the city streets by asserting their own terms of womanhood and demanding protection. However, during this period these women were labele...