"Roth's study moves social movement scholarship in useful directions....[R]oth links data on individual biographies, organizational trajectories, and intermovement interactions in a multilevel analysis and provides a detailed appendix of her participant observation, her interviews with experts, members, and leaders, and her survey of CLUW members that is a model for explicating the methodology of such mixed-method studies. This book will be useful for scholars and students in the areas of labor, feminism, and social movements."-American Journal of Sociology
Provides a case study of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW), which the author describes as an example of a bridging organization. The author demonstrates how important such organizations are and the role they play in facilitating coalitions through which social movements can build alliances.