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Cover of Women's Fabian Tracts

Women's Fabian Tracts

  • Published: 5 Nov 2013
  • DOI: 10.4324/9781315012988
  • Print ISBN: 9780415256926
  • eBook ISBN: 9781315012988

First published in 1988. This volume situates the work of the Fabian Women's Group in the context of both Fabian socialism and the thought and practise of the early twentieth-century Women's Movement. These tracts have been instrumental in developing present day discourse on the sexual, economic and social aspects of women's lives.

Contents

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    Front Matter
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    Introduction
  • The Tracts
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      1
      Women and the Factory Acts 1 By Beatrice Webb
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      Home Work and Sweating: The Causes and the Remedies By Miss B. L. Hutchins
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      Child Labor Under Capitalism By Mr.s Dale Hylton
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      Rent and Value: The Economic Basis of Socialism’ in ‘Fabian Essays’ By Mrs. Bernard Shaw
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      The Case for School Nurseries By Mrs. Townsend
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      A Summery of Six Papers and Discussions Upon the Disabilities of Women as Workers (1909) By Miss Emma Brooke; Dr. Constance Long; Mrs. Ernestine Mills; Mrs. Gallichan; c. Gasquoine Hartley; Miss Millicent Murby; Dr. Ethel Bentham
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      The Point of Honour: A Correspondence on Aristocracy and Socialism By Ruth Cavendish Bentinck
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      8
      Three Years’ Work 1908-1911 By Fabian Women’s Group
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      The Working Life of Women By Miss B. L. Hutchins
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      The Case Against the Charity Organization Society By Mrs. Townsend
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      Family Life on a Pound a Week By Mrs. Reeves Pember
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      Women and Prisons By Helen Blagg; Charlotte Wilson
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      The Economic Foundations of the Women’s Movement By Mabel Atkinson
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      The War, Women, and Unemployment By The Women’s Group Executive
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      The Abolition of the Poor Law By Beatrice Webb
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      Some Problems of Education By Barbara Drake
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      Co-Operative Education By Dr. Lilian A. Dawson
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      Labour's Foreign Policy: What has been and What Might Be By Helena M. Swanwick
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      19
      A New Reform Bill By Beatrice Webb
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      Starvation in the Midst of Plenty: A New Plan for the State Feeding of School Children By Barbara Drake
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    Back Matter