• Fit Work for Women book cover

    Fit Work for Women

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Burman

    This book presents a collection of papers which discuss the origins of the domestic ideal and its effects on activities usually undertaken by women: not only on women’s wage work, but also on activities either not defined as work or accorded an ambiguous status. It discusses the formation of the…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

  • Current Perspectives in Feminist Media Studies book cover

    Current Perspectives in Feminist Media Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa McLaughlin, Cynthia Carter

    Current Perspectives in Feminist Media Studies features contributions written by a diverse group of stellar feminist scholars from around the world. Each contributor has authored a brief, thought-provoking commentary on the current status and future directions of feminist media studies. Although…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
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  • Separate Spheres: The Opposition to Women's Suffrage in Britain book cover

    Separate Spheres

    The Opposition to Women's Suffrage in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Brian Harrison

    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 understood without appreciating the strength and even the contemporary plausibility of ‘the Antis’, as the opponents of women’s suffrage were…

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  • Women and Work in Pre-industrial England book cover

    Women and Work in Pre-industrial England

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lindsey Charles, Lorna Duffin

    This book surveys women and work in English society before its transition to industrial capitalism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The time span of the book from 1300 to 1800 allows comparison of women’s work patterns across various phases of economic and social organisation. It was…

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  • The Woman Movement: Feminism in the United States and England book cover

    The Woman Movement

    Feminism in the United States and England, 1st Edition

    By William L. O'Neill

    This unusual book traces the development of the feminist movement in America and, to a lesser extent, in England. The comparison between the movements is enlightening. Professor O’Neill starts with Mary Wollstonecraft and traces the development of the attack on Victorian institutions right up to…

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  • Abortion in England 1900-1967 book cover

    Abortion in England 1900-1967

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Brookes

    Over the decades from 1900 to 1967 abortion was transformed from an important female-centred form of fertility control into a medical event, closely monitored by the State. This transition, the author argues here, took place against a background of debate over fertility control and its implications…

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  • Women as Mothers in Pre-Industrial England book cover

    Women as Mothers in Pre-Industrial England

    1st Edition

    Edited by Valerie Fildes

    Originally published in 1990, this book met the rising interest in the subject of women in pre-industrial England, bringing together a group of scholars with diverse and wide-ranging interests; experts in social and medical history, demography, women’s studies, and the history of the family, whose…

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  • The Woman of the Eighteenth Century: Her Life, from Birth to Death, Her Love and Her Philosophy in the Worlds of Salon, Shop and Street book cover

    The Woman of the Eighteenth Century

    Her Life, from Birth to Death, Her Love and Her Philosophy in the Worlds of Salon, Shop and Street, 1st Edition

    By Edmond de Goncourt, Jules de Goncourt

    This translation of the French Femme au dix-huitiéme siécle from 1862, first published in English in 1928, traces the life of the Eighteenth Century woman in an historical account. Through discussion of evidence from paintings and memoirs, the book draws an intimate lifelike account of what lay…

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  • The Edwardian Woman book cover

    The Edwardian Woman

    1st Edition

    By Duncan Crow

    Covering the period from the beginning of the twentieth century to the outbreak of the First World War, this entertaining account describes the lives of women in all classes of society: the entertainments they watched, the clothes they wore, their education and the effect it had on women’s…

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  • Victims, Gender and Jouissance book cover

    Victims, Gender and Jouissance

    1st Edition

    By Victoria Grace

    Victimization has a long, cross-cultural history. The status of the victim has been the source of active and stirring controversy in cultural theory, criminology and legal theory, philosophy and psychoanalysis; it is of particular interest within feminist theory. Can the victim relation be refused?…

    Paperback – 2014-04-09
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    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Global Variations in the Political and Social Economy of Care: Worlds Apart book cover

    Global Variations in the Political and Social Economy of Care

    Worlds Apart, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shahra Razavi, Silke Staab

    Care work, both paid and unpaid, contributes to well-being, social development and economic growth. But the costs of providing care are unequally borne across gender and social class. Feminist scholarship on the gendered construction of welfare provisioning and welfare regimes has produced a…

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    Routledge/UNRISD Research in Gender and Development

  • Critical Approaches to Care: Understanding Caring Relations, Identities and Cultures book cover

    Critical Approaches to Care

    Understanding Caring Relations, Identities and Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chrissie Rogers, Susie Weller

    What does ‘care’ mean in contemporary society? How are caring relationships practised in different contexts? What resources do individuals and collectives draw upon in order to care for, care with and care about themselves and others? How do such relationships and practices relate to broader social…

    Paperback – 2014-03-28
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    Relationships and Resources

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