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  • Women in Fifties Britain

    A New Look

    Edited by Penny Tinkler, Stephanie Spencer, Claire Langhamer

    Contented housewives, glamorous women, jive-mad teenagers – all are common figures in popular perceptions of 1950s Britain. But what more did it mean to be a girl or woman in the fifties? And what are the implications of this history for understanding post-war Britain? Women in Fifties Britain…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08

  • Constructing Girlhood

    Popular Magazines For Girls Growing Up In England, 1920-1950

    By Penny Tinkler

    This text explores the contribution of magazines to the social construction of female adolescence during a historical period of rapid change and locates the role of magazines in the lives of contemporary girls. In addressing this theme, the book explores the changing social, economic, political and…

    Paperback – 1995-10-04
    Taylor & Francis

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