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11-18 of 18 results in Routledge Research in Gender and History
The Women's Movement, Political Institutions, the Battle for Women's Suffrage and the ERA
Under what conditions are political elites responsive to social movements, and when do social movements gain access to political elites? This book explores this question with regard to the women's movement in the US, asking under what conditions are Congress and the presidency responsive to the...
Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge
The decision to emigrate has historically held differing promises and costs for women and for men. Exploring theories of difference in labor market participation, network formation and the immigrant organising process, on belonging and diaspora, and a theory of ‘vulnerability,’ A Global History of...
Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge
Women, Property, and Law in the Wider Mediterranean (ca. 1300-1800)
Examining women's property rights in different societies across the entire medieval and early modern Mediterranean, this volume introduces a unique comparative perspective to the complexities of gender relations in Muslim, Jewish, and Christian communities. Through individual case studies based on...
Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge
This collection of essays brings together an international roster of contributors to provide historical insight into women’s agency and activism in education throughout from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. Topics discussed range from the strategies adopted by individual women to...
Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge
Minds, Bodies, and Women's Higher Education in Britain, Germany, and Spain, 1865-1914
The Educated Woman is a comparative study of the ideas on female nature that informed debates on women’s higher education in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in three western European countries. Exploring the multi-layered roles of science and medicine in constructions of sexual...
Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge
Women have been consistently excluded from all manner of clubs and associations over the years, whether as the direct result of an anti-woman policy or indirectly through prohibitive entry requirements, social constraints, or conflict of interests and tastes. Retaliation from women has...
Published May 21st 2006 by Routledge
Authoritative Women Since 1800
The role of women in policy-making has been largely neglected in conventional social and political histories. This book opens up this field of study, taking the example of women in education as its focus. It examines the work, attitudes, actions and philosophies of women who played a part in...
Published November 8th 2000 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 July 5th 2000 by Routledge
Women in Higher Education, 1850-1970
To Be Published March 31st 2014
Women and the Media: Feminism and Femininity in Britain, 1900 to the Present
To Be Published April 6th 2014
Gendering Spaces in European Towns, 1500-1914
To Be Published May 30th 2014
Gender in Urban Europe: Sites of Political Activity and Citizenship, 1750-1900
To Be Published June 15th 2014
Women and the Reinvention of the Political: Feminism in Italy, 1968-1983
To Be Published July 31st 2014
Women's Suffrage in the British Empire: Citizenship, Nation and Race
To Be Published August 14th 2014
Women, Feminism, and the Law in Modern France: Justice Redressed
To Be Published August 30th 2014
Shame and the Anti-Feminist Backlash: Britain, Ireland and Australia, 1890-1920
To Be Published February 28th 2015