The Webbs, Fabianism and Feminism: Fabianism and the Political Economy of Everyday Life, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Webbs, Fabianism and Feminism

Fabianism and the Political Economy of Everyday Life, 1st Edition

By Peter Beilharz, Chris Nyland


192 pages

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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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