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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 15 new and published books in the subject of Women's Suffrage — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Chinese Women Through Chinese Eyes

    By Li Yu-ning

    The special focus of this book is the lives and experiences of women in China in the first half of the 20th century. Part One - Historical Interpretations - presents essays by Western-educated Chinese women and men, on the historical role of women in a time of great social and economic upheaval....

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Puerto Rican Women's History: New Perspectives

    New Perspectives

    By Felix Matos-Rodriguez, Linda Delgado

    A survey of the topics in gender and history of Puerto Rican women. Organized chronologically and covering the 19th and 20th centuries, it deal with issues of slavery, emancipation, wage work, women and politics, women's suffrage, industrialization, migration and Puerto Rican women in New York....

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Outstanding Women in Public Administration: Leaders, Mentors, and Pioneers

    Leaders, Mentors, and Pioneers

    By Claire L. Felbinger, Wendy A Haynes

    This first-of-its-kind project documents the contributions of women in public administration. It contains eight research-based case studies on women who have contributed to the field - academics, government managers, and activists. The women profiled are not from a random sample - they were...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Notable Women of China: Shang Dynasty to the Early Twentieth Century

    Shang Dynasty to the Early Twentieth Century

    By Paul E Peterson

    The collaborative effort of nearly 100 China scholars from around the world, this unique one-volume reference provides 89 in-depth biographies of important Chinese women from the fifth century B.C.E to the early twentieth century....

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Rural Women in Urban China: Gender, Migration, and Social Change

    Gender, Migration, and Social Change

    By Tamara Jacka

    Based on in-depth ethnographic research - and using an approach that seeks to understand how migration is experienced by the migrants themselves - this is a fascinating study of the experiences of women in rural China who joined the vast migration to Beijing and other cities at the end of the...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking American Women's Activism

    By Annelise Orleck

    Series: American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

    In this enthralling narrative, Annelise Orleck chronicles the history of the American women's movement from the nineteenth century to the present. Starting with an incisive introduction that calls for a reconceptualization of American feminist history to encompass multiple streams of women's...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Rise Up, Women!

    The Militant Campaign of the Women's Social and Political Union, 1903-1914

    By Andrew Rosen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    The suffragette movement shattered the domestic tranquillity of Edwardian England. This book is an original and searching study of the formidable organization which led this campaign: the Women’s Social and Political Union. With the use of previously unpublished correspondence of Mrs Emmeline...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Fit Work for Women

    Edited by Sandra Burman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This book presents a collection of papers which discuss the origins of the domestic ideal and its effects on activities usually undertaken by women: not only on women’s wage work, but also on activities either not defined as work or accorded an ambiguous status. It discusses the formation of the...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Separate Spheres

    The Opposition to Women's Suffrage in Britain

    By Brian Harrison

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    The British feminist movement has often been studied, but so far nobody has written about its opponents. Dr Harrison argues that British feminism cannot be understood without appreciating the strength and even the contemporary plausibility of ‘the Antis’, as the opponents of women’s suffrage were...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Woman Movement

    Feminism in the United States and England

    By William L. O'Neill

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    This unusual book traces the development of the feminist movement in America and, to a lesser extent, in England. The comparison between the movements is enlightening. Professor O’Neill starts with Mary Wollstonecraft and traces the development of the attack on Victorian institutions right up to...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge