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A Bibliography of Female Economic Thought up to 1940

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ISBN 9780415646079
Published November 14, 2012 by Routledge
560 Pages

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Book Description

Contributions to female economic thought have come from prolific scholars, leading social reformers, economic journalists and government officials along with many other women who contributed only one or two works to the field. It is perhaps for this reason that a comprehensive bibliographic collection has failed to appear, until now.

This innovative book brings together the most comprehensive collection to date of references to women’s economic writing from the 1770s to 1940. It includes thousands of contributions from more than 1,700 women from the UK, the US and many other countries. This bibliography is an important reference work for systematic inquiry into questions of gender and the history of economic thought.

This volume is a valuable resource and will interest researchers on women's contributions to economic thought, the sociology of economics, and the lives of female social scientists and activist-authors. With a comprehensive editorial introduction, it fills a long-standing gap and will be greeted warmly by scholars of the history of economic thought and those involved in feminist economics.


"...there is no doubt that this bibliography will of value to historians of economic thought, especially those keen to question what impact gendered perspectives may have had upon our field." - Pat Hudson, European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2013