1st Edition

The Webbs, Fabianism and Feminism
Fabianism and the Political Economy of Everyday Life

ISBN 9781138272071
Published November 10, 2016 by Routledge
192 Pages

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Book Description

This book seeks to explore the understanding of Fabianism of both the Webbs and the Fabian Women’s Group and how this understanding shaped their views regarding such gender-centred issues as the family wage; protective labour law; and women’s place in the welfare state, the home and the labour market.

Table of Contents

Contents: Fabianism and feminism: the political economy of everyday life; Fabianism; The Webbs and the rights of women; Beatrice Webb and the new statesman papers; Beatrice Webb and the Fabian women’s group; Beatrice Webb and the national standard for manual handling; Fabianism and Marxism: sociology and political economy; Bibliography.

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