By Elizabeth V. Burt
Little has been released approximately press corporations, or even much less approximately women's press corporations. This publication is the 1st to rfile the heritage of women's press agencies. as well as wealthy old debts of a few of those businesses, it additionally presents an image of some of the ladies newshounds excited about those press agencies, lots of whom have been leaders, either in journalism and within the social routine in their time.
This e-book is an outline and research of 40 women's press businesses which have been key to the improvement of ladies writers of the clicking because the first verified association in 1881. each one access describes the demanding situations confronted through ladies that caused the institution of the association at that exact time and position, a number of the ladies who performed key roles within the group's management, the crowd' s significant actions and courses and its contributions to girls of the clicking. the most objective of those organisations was once to supply ladies with a spot the place they can speak about expert concerns and profession techniques at a time after they have been mostly excluded from or marginalized by way of male-dominated media associations. although, many additionally mirrored the pursuits of a few of the social and political reform events linked to the women's pursuits of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, together with the lady suffrage, peace, and period pursuits. even supposing a number of the companies defined the following now not exist, new ones have taken at the problem, in a career the place ladies nonetheless shouldn't have equity.
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Women's Press Organizations, 1881-1999: Institutional Profiles, 1881-1999 by Elizabeth V. Burt