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  1. Women, Gender and Labour Migration

    Historical and Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Pamela Sharpe

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    Approximately half of all migrants today are female. The contributors to this volume consider the ways in which attention to gender is moving debates away from old paradigms, such as the push/pull motivation which used to dominate the field of migration studies. The authors consider women's...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Women, Accounting and Narrative

    Keeping Books in Eighteenth-Century England

    By Rebecca E. Connor

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    In the early eighteenth century, the household accountant was traditionally female. However, just as women were seen as financial accountants, they were also deeply associated with the literary and narrative accounting inherent in letters and diaries. These are examined alongside property,...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Modernities

    Edited by Antoinette Burton

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Modernities considers the ways in which modernity was constructed, in all its incompleteness, through colonialism. Using a variety of archival resources and equally diverse methodologies, the authors trace modernity's unstable foundations in the slippages and...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Political Women

    The Women's Movement, Political Institutions, the Battle for Women's Suffrage and the ERA

    By Alana Jeydel

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    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

  5. Gender, Migration, and the Public Sphere, 1850–2005

    Edited by Marlou Schrover, Eileen Yeo

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    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

  6. Across the Religious Divide

    Women, Property, and Law in the Wider Mediterranean (ca. 1300-1800)

    Edited by Jutta Sperling, Shona Kelly Wray

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    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

  7. Women, Education, and Agency, 1600–2000

    Edited by Jean Spence, Sarah Aiston, Maureen M. Meikle

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    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

  8. The Educated Woman

    Minds, Bodies, and Women's Higher Education in Britain, Germany, and Spain, 1865-1914

    By Katharina Rowold

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    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

  9. Women, Clubs and Associations in Britain

    By David Doughan, Peter Gordon

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    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

  10. Women, Educational Policy-Making and Administration in England

    Authoritative Women Since 1800

    Edited by Joyce Goodman, Sylvia Harrop

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    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