Freedom Rights: New Perspectives on the Civil Rights Movement.
In his seminal article "Freedom Then, Freedom Now," renowned civil rights historian Steven F. Lawson described his vision for the future study of the civil rights movement. Lawson called for a deeper examination of the social, economic, and political factors that influenced the movement's development and growth. He urged his fellow scholars to connect the "local with the national, the political with the social," and to investigate the ideological origins of the civil rights movement, its internal dynamics, the role of women, and the significance of gender and sexuality.
In Freedom Rights: New Perspectives on the Civil Rights Movement, editors Danielle L. McGuire and John Dittmer follow Lawson's example, bringing together the best new scholarship on the modern civil rights movement. The work expands our understanding of the movement by engaging issues of local and national politics, gender and race relations, family, community, and sexuality. The volume addresses cultural, legal, and social developments and also investigates the roots of the movement. Each essay highlights important moments in the history of the struggle, from the impact of the Young Women's Christian Association on integration to the use of the arts as a form of activism. Freedom Rights not only answers Lawson's call for a more dynamic, interactive history of the civil rights movement, but it also helps redefine the field.
McGuire, D. L., & Dittmer, J. (20111115). Freedom Rights: New Perspectives on the Civil Rights Movement. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky.Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)
McGuire, Danielle L and John Dittmer. 20111115. Freedom Rights: New Perspectives On the Civil Rights Movement. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky.Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)
McGuire, Danielle L and John Dittmer, Freedom Rights: New Perspectives On the Civil Rights Movement. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 20111115.MLA Citation (style guide)
McGuire, Danielle L., and John Dittmer. Freedom Rights: New Perspectives On the Civil Rights Movement. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 20111115. Print.
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