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Suffrage and Power: The Women's Movement 1918-1928
     

Suffrage and Power: The Women's Movement 1918-1928

by Cheryl Law
 

ISBN-10: 1860642012

ISBN-13: 9781860642012

Pub. Date: 12/15/1997

Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited

This interpretation of the women's movement in the United Kingdom during the 1920s focuses on such fundamental aspects as the pursuit of political and economic power. Law (women's studies, U. of London) examines the key issues in the movement, and discusses its organizations in terms of their networks, ideology, and working practices. She explains how the women in

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This interpretation of the women's movement in the United Kingdom during the 1920s focuses on such fundamental aspects as the pursuit of political and economic power. Law (women's studies, U. of London) examines the key issues in the movement, and discusses its organizations in terms of their networks, ideology, and working practices. She explains how the women in the movement extended their influence to all spheres of society, and made the transition from outsiders to participants in the political process. Distributed by St. Martin's Press. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781860642012
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date:
12/15/1997
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Setting the Scene: The Movement's Response to the First World War
• Survival and Progress
• Demobilization: 1918-1922
• Legislative Campaigning
• Women and Parliament
• General Election Campaigns, 1922-1924
• Old and New Feminism
• The Franchise Extension Campaign
• Victory

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