Women's Studies Abroad

To View the Law of Women's Liberation from the Uprising of American Women Intellectuals

Li Yanwei
School of Social Sciences and Foreign Languages, Tianjin University
Journal of Tianjin University(Social Sciences) 2008-2

Abstract:At the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century the American women intellectuals rose to be a kind of "new women", who contributed greatly to the liberation of women and the reform of the society ; their challenge to the traditional man-woman positional relationship, their pursuit for the open healthy life style, their socialization and their struggle for woman's rights had helped them go through a role transformation as it is the law in women's liberation cause, that is, they rose from housewives to social women and eventually to political women.
Keywords:American women, intellectuals, uprising women's liberation, law

Paper type:Published