Leghorn, Lisa

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Feminist and author Lisa Leghorn received her Master's degree from Goddard College. She is the author of Social Responses to Battered Women (1976), co-author of Who really starves? : Women and World Hunger (Lisa Leghorn and Mary Roodkowsky, 1977); Woman's Worth: Sexual Economics and the World of Women (Lisa Leghorn and Katherine Parker, 1981); and co-author (with Betsy Warrior) of Houseworker's Handbook (1974), as well as numerous published articles. In the 1970's Leghorn worked with Transition House, a battered women's shelter in Boston.

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From the guide to the Lisa Leghorn Papers MS 270., 1966-1982, (Sophia Smith Collection)

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referencedIn Cell 16 (Organization). Records, 1968-1974. Women's Movement Archives
referencedIn Transition House. Records, 1975-1983 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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Women--Economic conditions
Feminists--United States--Biography--Sources
Food supply--Developing countries
Women--Social conditions
Women in development--International cooperation--History--Sources
Hunger--History--20th century--Sources
Women's rights--United States--History--20th century--Sources
Women--Nutrition--Social aspects
Women--International cooperation--History--Sources



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