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  1. Women and the Media

    Feminism and Femininity in Britain, 1900 to the Present

    Edited by Maggie Andrews, Sallie McNamara

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    The media have played a significant role in the contested and changing social position of women in Britain since the 1900s. They have facilitated feminism by both providing discourses and images from which women can construct their identities, and offering spaces where hegemonic ideas of femininity...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Women's Suffrage in the British Empire

    Citizenship, Nation and Race

    Edited by Ian Christopher Fletcher, Philippa Levine, Laura E. Nym Mayhall

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    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 April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Women's Movement and Women's Employment in Nineteenth Century Britain

    By Ellen Jordan

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    In the first half of the nineteenth century the main employments open to young women in Britain were in teaching, dressmaking, textile manufacture and domestic service. After 1850, however, young women began to enter previously all-male areas like medicine, pharmacy, librarianship, the civil...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Female Agency in the Urban Economy

    Gender in European Towns, 1640-1830

    Edited by Deborah Simonton, Anne Montenach

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    This innovative new book is overtly and explicitly about female agency in eighteenth-century European towns. However, it positions female activity and decisions unequivocally in an urban world of institutions, laws, regulations, customs and ideologies. Gender politics complicated and shaped the...

    Published March 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Political Worlds of Women

    Gender and Politics in Nineteenth Century Britain

    By Sarah Richardson

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    Traditional analyses of nineteenth-century politics have assigned women a peripheral role. By adopting a broader interpretation of political participation, the author identifies how middle-class women were able to contribute to political affairs in the nineteenth century. Examining the contribution...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Men After War

    Edited by Stephen McVeigh, Nicola Cooper

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    This book is an innovative collection of original research which analyzes the many varieties of post-conflict masculinity. Exploring topics such as physical disability and psychological trauma, and masculinity and sexuality in relation to the "feminizing" contexts of wounding and desertion, this...

    Published March 5th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Gender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Marianna Muravyeva, Raisa Maria Toivo

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    This project is an attempt to challenge the canonical gender concept while trying to specify what gender was in the medieval and early modern world. Despite the emphasis on individual, identity and difference that past research claims, much of this history still focuses on hierarchical or...

    Published December 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Schooling of Girls in Britain and Ireland, 1800- 1900

    By Jane McDermid

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    This book compares the formal education of the majority of girls in Britain and Ireland in the nineteenth century. Previous books about ‘Britain’ invariably focus on England, and such ‘British’ studies tend not to include Ireland despite its incorporation into the Union in 1801. The Schooling of...

    Published April 11th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Gender, Power, and Military Occupations

    Asia Pacific and the Middle East since 1945

    Edited by Christine De Matos, Rowena Ward

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    Military occupations and interventions have a gendered impact on both those engaged in occupying, and those whose lands have been occupied. Yet little is known about this gendered impact, in terms of both masculinities and femininities, either historically or in contemporary times. While research...

    Published March 4th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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