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Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Frances Wright: The other woman of early American feminism

This paper focuses on Frances Wright, the first woman to lecture publicly in the U.S. to “promiscuous” audiences, those audiences composed of both sexes united…

Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal

The failure of feminism in Greenwich Village before World War I†

One crucial element of the cultural transformation which pre‐World War I Greenwich Village radicals believed would pave the way for socialist revolution was the liberation…

Feminism and Women’s Work, 1776–1928

This article surveys the emergence of work as a key priority for feminism, as it developed from early roots in the late eighteenth century, through…

Women, Power and Subversion Social Strategies in British Fiction, 1778–1860

First published in 1981, this book explores the reactions of some female writers to the social effects of industrial capitalism between 1778 and 1860. The…

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Afterword Women’s Politics and “Woman’s Sphere”

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Introduction Power and the Ideology of “Woman’s Sphere”

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Separate Spheres The Opposition to Women's Suffrage in Britain

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…

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Feminist Experiences The Women's Movement in Four Cultures

The Women’s Movement is usually referred to as if it were a constant, global phenomenon. There are women’s movements in Europe, North and South America,…

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Feminists and State Welfare

Designed for students of social policy and women’s studies, this text gives a readable account of the wide range of feminist ideas about women and…

Mothers of a New World Maternalist Politics and the Origins of Welfare States

This book explores the historical evolution of such claims, and their relationship to the rise of women's movements and the emergence of welfare states in…

Women in Movement Feminism and Social Action

First published in 1992, this book is an historical introduction to a wide range of women’s movements from the late eighteenth-century to the date of…

Subject to Others British Women Writers and Colonial Slavery, 1670-1834

First published in 1992, Subject to Others considers the intersection between late seventeenth- to early nineteenth-century British female writers and the colonial debate surrounding slavery…

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Women and the People Authority, Authorship and the Radical Tradition in Nineteenth-Century England

Based on extensive new research investigating the range of women’s involvement in early nineteenth-century popular politics, mid-Victorian reform and the women’s movements of the late…