America’s Social Democracy and the Women Who Made It

Women created and sustained America's social democratic politics in the past and they are reinventing it for the future.

Lecture Description

A politics for the many, not the few, predominated among American women over much of the twentieth century. In 1948, American historian Richard Hofstadter penned his classic text, The American Political Tradition and the Men Who Made It. This lecture tells a different story — a story of how women made American politics and how women’s activism shifted America and the world toward equality and social democracy.


Politics Women

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