A Feminist Legacy: The Ethics of Wilma Scott Heide and by Eleanor Humes Haney

By Eleanor Humes Haney

"A Feminist Legacy" is a traditionally major "ethics as tale" account of the lifetime of Wilma Scott Heide, one of many founding moms of the second wave of feminism, third President of the nationwide association for girls (NOW), stand-up comedian and student. From broad interviews, letters and released and unpublished papers, Haney lines the imaginative and prescient and activism of Wilma and her corporation of acquaintances and co-workers. the tale spans Wilma's first kindergarten protest, her demanding situations to her nursing etchers and friends, her civil rights activism of the 50's and 60's, her presidency of NOW, and her peace activism of the 80's. this is often an inspiring tale of a imaginative and prescient that's attainable in accordance with an ethic of freedom, humaneness, and private and political excellence.

Eleanor Humes Haney (1931-1999) earned her PhD in theological ethics from Yale collage. She taught in Virginia, Minnesota and Maine, and served as advisor on matters in theology, feminism and ethics. She was once fascinated with a Feminist religious neighborhood and had an abiding dedication to social and financial justice. The Eleanor Humes Haney Fund used to be proven in her reminiscence to supply gives you for social justice and peace projects.

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