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Men, Women, and Money: Perspectives on Gender, Wealth, and Investment 1850-1930

Men, Women, and Money: Perspectives on Gender, Wealth, and Investment 1850-1930


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ISBN-13: 9780199593767
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 06/25/2011
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

David R. Green is Reader in Geography at King's College London. His research examines the relationships between wealth, welfare, gender and place in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Much of this work focuses on cities and he is currently chair of the UK's Urban History Group and a past editor of The London Journal. His publications include Pauper Capital: The London Poor Law, 1790-1870 (Ashgate, 2010), Family Welfare: Gender, Property and Inheritance since the Seventeenth Century (co-ed, Praeger, 2004) and From Artisans to Paupers: Economic Change and Poverty in London, 1790-1860 (Scolar, 1995).

Alastair Owens is Senior Lecturer in Geography at Queen Mary, University of London. His research interests are in gender, wealth and material culture in nineteenth-century Britain. He is Review Editor for The London Journal. Recent publications include: Gender Inequalities, Work and Consumption (co-ed, Ashgate, 2010) Women, Business and Finance in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Rethinking Separate Spheres (co-ed, Berg, 2006), Family Welfare: Gender, Property and Inheritance since the Seventeenth Century (co-ed, Praeger, 2004) and Urban Fortunes: Property and Inheritance in the Town, 1700-1900 (co-ed, Ashgate, 2000).

Josephine Maltby is Professor of Accounting and Finance at the University of York. She has research interests in accounting and business history, in particular the history of corporate governance and women's savings and investments. She has published widely on these themes including recent articles in Accounting History, Business History and Feminist Economics. She is co-editor of a special edition of Accounting Business and Financial History on women and investment (2006) and of Women and their Money 1700-1950 (Routledge, 2008)

Janette Rutterford is Professor of Financial Management at the Open University. Her research interests include equity valuation, pension fund management, corporate finance, and the history of investment and finance, especially the history of women investors. She is an expert on the stock exchange. Recent publications include Women and their Money 1700-1950 (co-ed, Routledge, 2008), An Introduction to Stock Exchange Investment (Palgrave, 2007, 3rd ed.) and Financial Strategy (John Wiley, 2007) as well as numerous articles in academic journals.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, David R. Green, Josephine Maltby, Alastair Owens and Janette Rutterford
2. Wealth, Investment and Global Finance: International Financial Centres, 1870-1930, Youssef Cassis
3. The Shareholder's "Dog" that did not Bark: The History of British Contested Takeover Bids in Comparative Perspective, Leslie Hannah
4. Gamblers, Fools, Victims or Wizards? The British Investor in the Public Mind, 1850- 1930, Ranald Michie
5. The Wealth Structure of Britain in 1809-39, 1860-61 and 1906, William D. Rubinstein
6. Assets of the Dead: Wealth and Investment in Late Nineteenth-Century England and Wales, David R. Green and Alastair Owens
7. Colonial Sisters and Their Wealth: The Wealth Holdings of Women in South Australia, 1875-1915, Martin Shanahan
8. Wealth and Gender in Ontario: 1870-1930, Livio Di Matteo
9. They Lived and Saved: Examining the Savings Motives of Shopkeepers in Late Nineteenth-Century Britain, 1860-1890, Mary Beth Combs
10. Shareholder Liability, Risk Aversion, and Investment Returns in Nineteenth-Century British Banking, Graeme G. Acheson and John D. Turner
11. The Evidence for 'Democratisation' of Share Ownership in Great Britain in the Early Twentieth Century, Josephine Maltby and Jannette Rutterford

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