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1-10 of 21 results in Routledge Research in Gender and History
Feminism in Italy, 1968-1983
This is the first in-depth study of the feminist movement that swept Italy during the "long 1970s" (1968-1983), and one of the first to use a combination of oral history interviews and newly-released archive sources to analyze the origins, themes, practices and impacts of "second-wave" feminism....
Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge
Sites of Political Activity and Citizenship, 1750-1900
This volume offers an integrated set of local studies exploring the gendering of political activities across a variety of sites ranging from print culture, courts, government and philanthropic bodies and public spaces, outlining how a particular activity was constituted as political and exploring...
Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge
Feminism and Femininity in Britain, 1900 to the Present
The media have played a significant role in the contested and changing social position of women in Britain since the 1900s. They have facilitated feminism by both providing discourses and images from which women can construct their identities, and offering spaces where hegemonic ideas of femininity...
Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge
Citizenship, Nation and Race
This edited collection examines the campaign for women's suffrage from an international perspective. Leading international scholars explore the relationship between suffragism and other areas of social and political struggle, and examine the ideological and cultural implications of gendered...
Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge
In the first half of the nineteenth century the main employments open to young women in Britain were in teaching, dressmaking, textile manufacture and domestic service. After 1850, however, young women began to enter previously all-male areas like medicine, pharmacy, librarianship, the civil...
Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge
Gender in European Towns, 1640-1830
This innovative new book is overtly and explicitly about female agency in eighteenth-century European towns. However, it positions female activity and decisions unequivocally in an urban world of institutions, laws, regulations, customs and ideologies. Gender politics complicated and shaped the...
Published March 26th 2013 by Routledge
Gender and Politics in Nineteenth Century Britain
Traditional analyses of nineteenth-century politics have assigned women a peripheral role. By adopting a broader interpretation of political participation, the author identifies how middle-class women were able to contribute to political affairs in the nineteenth century. Examining the contribution...
Published March 12th 2013 by Routledge
This book is an innovative collection of original research which analyzes the many varieties of post-conflict masculinity. Exploring topics such as physical disability and psychological trauma, and masculinity and sexuality in relation to the "feminizing" contexts of wounding and desertion, this...
Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge
This project is an attempt to challenge the canonical gender concept while trying to specify what gender was in the medieval and early modern world. Despite the emphasis on individual, identity and difference that past research claims, much of this history still focuses on hierarchical or...
Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge
This book compares the formal education of the majority of girls in Britain and Ireland in the nineteenth century. Previous books about ‘Britain’ invariably focus on England, and such ‘British’ studies tend not to include Ireland despite its incorporation into the Union in 1801. The Schooling of...
Published April 12th 2012 by Routledge
New Perspectives on European Women’s Legal History
To Be Published November 15th 2014
Gendering Spaces in European Towns, 1500-1914
To Be Published December 30th 2014
Women, Feminism, and the Law in Modern France: Justice Redressed
To Be Published January 31st 2015
Women in Magazines: Research, Representation, Production, and Consumption
To Be Published January 31st 2015
Shame and the Anti-Feminist Backlash: Britain, Ireland and Australia, 1890-1920
To Be Published February 28th 2015