Feminism (Seminar Studies In History 2nd edition)
By: June Hannam (author)Paperback
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The sheer number of publications on Feminism make it difficult for students who approach the subject for the first time to gain a sense of what the main issues and interpretations are. This book addresses this by offering students an overview of feminism and its history across several countries and time periods, along with an annotated guide to direct them in their further reading. Feminism by June Hannam provides comprehensive coverage right from how feminists began to write the history of their movement as early as the late nineteenth century to the impact feminism has had on higher education. The text also looks in depth at propaganda and the cult of the heroine in suffrage campaigning and how � first wave� feminists constructed their own history which then affected future generations of historians, and activists.
June Hannam is a lecturer at the University of the West of England. She has published widely on the history of women and has also written on the history of Bristol. A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, she is also on the editorial board of Labour History Review, International Journal of Nursing History andWomen's History Review. She is the Chair of South West and Wales Women's History Network.
AcknowledgementsChronologyWho's WhoGlossary PART ONE ANALYSIS AND ASSESSMENT 1. THE PROBLEM Histories of Feminism Definitions of Feminism Themes 2. THE BEGINNINGS OF MODERN FEMINISM The Enlightenment and the French Revolution Early nineteenth century social and political reform movements The organised women's movement in the mid-nineteenth century 3. WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE 1860's-1920 Origins of women's suffrage Widening the basis of support after 1900 Socialism and suffrage International women's organisations Militancy Achievement of the vote 4. FEMINISM, NATIONALISM AND INTERNATIONALISM Women's suffrage beyond Europe and North America Nationalism and anti-colonialism Internationalism and universal sisterhood Tensions in the IWSA 5. CITIZENSHIP IN NORTH AMERICA AND EUROPE IN THE INTER-WAR YEARSPolitical representation and impactWomen's organisationsSocial welfareFeminism, peace and international activism 6. 'THE PERSONAL IS POLITICAL': WOMEN'S LIBERATION AND 'SECOND WAVE' FEMINISMOrigins of second wave feminismProtest in the 1960s and women's liberationDebating feminismFeminism on a global scale Divisions in 'second wave' feminismSetbacks and new initiatives 7. ASSESSMENT PART TWO DOCUMENTS Further Reading References
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