Women and the Politics of Schooling in Victorian and Edwardian England

Women and the Politics of Schooling in Victorian and Edwardian England

by Jane Martin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0718500539

ISBN-13: 9780718500535

Pub. Date: 12/22/1998

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Considering the role of women as educational policy-makers, and in particular focusing on 29 women members of the London School Board, this book examines the link between private lives and public practice in Victorian and Edwardian England. These political activists were among the first women in England to be elected to positions of political responsibility. Key…  See more details below

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Considering the role of women as educational policy-makers, and in particular focusing on 29 women members of the London School Board, this book examines the link between private lives and public practice in Victorian and Edwardian England. These political activists were among the first women in England to be elected to positions of political responsibility. Key concerns in the book are issues such as gender and power, and gender and welfare.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780718500535
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
12/22/1998
Series:
Women, Power, and Politics Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
1London and the Politics of Mass Schooling1
2A New Role for Women?13
3The Sages of the Embankment32
4Entering the Public Arena: Women's Participation in Educational Politics50
5Administering the Domestic Curriculum71
6'The True Elements and Conditions of Warfare in Public Life': The Experience of Elizabeth Surr92
7Women and Child Welfare113
8Making or Unmaking the Difference?135
Bibliography149
Index161

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