Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and Working-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965

  • Title: Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and Working-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965
  • Author: Annelise Orleck
  • ISBN: 9780807845110
  • Page: 358
  • Format: Paperback
  • Common Sense and a Little Fire Women and Working Class Politics in the United States Common Sense and a Little Fire traces the personal and public lives of four immigrant women activists who left a lasting imprint on American politics Though they have rarely had than cameo appearances
    Common Sense and a Little Fire traces the personal and public lives of four immigrant women activists who left a lasting imprint on American politics Though they have rarely had than cameo appearances in previous histories, Rose Schneiderman, Fannia Cohn, Clara Lemlich Shavelson, and Pauline Newman played important roles in the emergence of organized labor, the New DCommon Sense and a Little Fire traces the personal and public lives of four immigrant women activists who left a lasting imprint on American politics Though they have rarely had than cameo appearances in previous histories, Rose Schneiderman, Fannia Cohn, Clara Lemlich Shavelson, and Pauline Newman played important roles in the emergence of organized labor, the New Deal welfare state, adult education, and the modern women s movement All four rose from the garment shop floor to positions of influence in the American labor movement They devoted their lives to the empowerment of working class women, but they disagreed frequently and fervently about the best strategy for doing so.

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    1. Interesting portrait of four women who led the labor movement in the early to middle twentieth century. Brought together by the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in 1911, these women joined a labor movement that had no room for women- their work or their voices. Nevertheless, they persisted. Bonus: You get to learn the origins of the symbolism behind the red rose often claimed by socialists, and in particular as of late, by Bernie Sanders supporters all over Twitter. Red flowers were worn by acti [...]

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    2. An excellent read for anyone who simultaneously wants to learn about gender, and the early labor movement.

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    3. One of the best books I read in grad school. Anyone interested in radical politics, Jewish women, immigrant activism, the labor movement, or women's friendship should read this book.

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    4. Inspiring--as an academic and an activist

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    5. Had to read this for classmi-tedious but not awful. It's about four Jewish women immigrant labor activists. Oy Vey.

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