The #MeToo MovementBook - 2019
This volume provides a concise but authoritative overview of the #MeToo Movement and its enormous impact on American society, from the studios of Hollywood to factories, campuses, and offices across the country.
• Provides entries devoted to individual events as well as milestones
• Presents biographical profiles to help readers to understand the motivations and accomplishments of important activists and figures
• Offers essays that explore the lasting impact of the movement on American life
• Features an annotated bibliography that directs readers to resources for further study
Hillstrom, an independent scholar, author, and editor of books on American history, biography, and current events, surveys aspects of the #MeToo movement. She details its milestones and events from the 1960s to the present, including the coining of the term "sexual harassment," the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill hearings, Supreme Court cases, the election of Donald Trump, the Women's March in 2017, the Harvey Weinstein scandal, and the launch of the Time's Up movement; the impact of the #MeToo movement on entertainment, business, media, and politics, as well as its global reach, the impact on dating and relationships, and debates about men's apologies; and biographical profiles of key figures, such as Anita Hill, Tarana Burke, Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan, Terry Crews, and Susan Fowler. Annotation ©2019 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
This volume provides a concise but authoritative overview of the #MeToo Movement and its enormous impact on American society, from the studios of Hollywood to factories, campuses and offices across the country.