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Unformatted text preview: frustration with new laws and regulations. Are women different or equal to men, working women said women different. Class is most salient issue in defeating ERA. Time for government to affirmatively take steps to ensure integration? Steel industry had lots of discrimination and only got promoted within the section you were hired into. Civil rights groups sue both civil rights groups and union. Consent decree 74 Rights Consciousness emerges strongly in 1970s, becomes an individual right. Problem is that it has no impact on structure of economy. 4 years after consent decree is ratified steel workers lose their jobs as the mills shut down. Pioneering Poem : loneliness of being only one broke her will to move into trade building. Poet explains woman carries entire weight of her gender....
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- Fall '08