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Olive Schreiner and the Dream of Labour

Ruth Livesey

in Socialism, Sex, and the Culture of Aestheticism in Britain, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263983
eISBN:
9780191734731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263983.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

On her arrival in London in the early 1880s, Olive Schreiner became a regular visitor to many socialist clubs and debates and developed her interest in the movement hand in hand with her pursuit of ... More


An Introduction to Women's Anti‐Suffragism

Julia Bush

in Women Against the Vote: Female Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199248773
eISBN:
9780191714689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248773.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Women played an important and in some ways distinctive role in the British anti-suffrage movement, though many female ‘antis’ were reluctant to take an active part in public campaigning. It could be ... More


Feminism and the Woman Question in Early Victorian England

Barbara Caine

in Victorian Feminists

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204336
eISBN:
9780191676215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204336.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the history of the feminist movement and the woman question in early Victorian England. The recognition among contemporary scholars of the complexity of social and sexual ... More


The New ‘Woman Question’: Gender, Nation, and Citizenship in the First Czechoslovak Republic

Melissa Feinberg

in Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the question of women's citizenship in the new Czechoslovakia and how the ‘Woman Question’ evolved after 1918. The strong women's movement from pre-war days was largely ... More


Women Miners and the Woman Question

Patricia Penn Hilden

in Women, Work, and Politics: Belgium 1830-1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228837
eISBN:
9780191678837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228837.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the emergence of the so-called ‘woman question’ in public debate in Belgium, focusing on women coal miners. It suggests that the discussion on this issue reflected the often ... More


The New Woman, the Legacies of Sensation, and the Press of the 1890s

Beth Palmer

in Women's Authorship and Editorship in Victorian Culture: Sensational Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599110
eISBN:
9780191725371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599110.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The final chapter weighs up the trajectories of serialized fiction and women's magazines in the final decades of the nineteenth century to ask what effects Braddon's, Marryat's and Wood's work had on ... More


Girls' Periodicals

Shobna Nijhawan

in Women and Girls in the Hindi Public Sphere: Periodical Literature in Colonial North India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074076
eISBN:
9780199080922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074076.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter argues that children’s periodicals gained prominence as national periodicals. Kumari Darpan and Kanya Manoranjan created a sub-category of the female reader by shifting the focus from ... More


The Woman Question

Theresa Ann Smith

in The Emerging Female Citizen: Gender and Enlightenment in Spain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245839
eISBN:
9780520932227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245839.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that the relationship between the woman question and women's everyday lives took on new meaning in the eighteenth century with the creation of a larger reading public and wider ... More


The Morbid Consciousness of Womanhood: Catholicism, Antisuffrage, and the Limits of Sisterhood

Kathleen Sprows Cummings

in New Women of the Old Faith: Gender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832493
eISBN:
9781469605999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889848_cummings.8
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on Katherine E. Conway, a journalist and author based in Boston, who frequently commented on the constellation of issues that constituted “the woman question” in late nineteenth- ... More


Anthony Asquith

Tom Ryall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064524
eISBN:
9781781703007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064524.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This is a comprehensive critical study of Anthony Asquith. The author sets the director's work in the context of British cinema from the silent period to the 1960s, and examines the artistic and ... More


Treatise on Ethics and Politics, Divided Into Three Parts: Freedom, Knowledge, and Authority

in A Woman Who Defends All the Persons of Her Sex: Selected Philosophical and Moral Writings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226779201
eISBN:
9780226779232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226779232.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In her Treatise on Ethics and Politics, Gabrielle Suchon strongly condemns the theories and practices that conspire to keep women from actualizing freedom, acquiring knowledge, and exercising ... More


The Woman Question

Rebecca E. Klatch

in A Generation Divided: The New Left, the New Right, and the 1960s

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217133
eISBN:
9780520922341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217133.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the divisions within both SDS and YAF over “the woman question,” over whether women were first- or second-class citizens. It explains that despite objective evidence of male ... More


Introduction

Theresa Ann Smith

in The Emerging Female Citizen: Gender and Enlightenment in Spain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245839
eISBN:
9780520932227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245839.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the broad reach of women's thought and activity in eighteenth-century Spain and what their new visibility meant in the Spanish context. Women's expanding public activities ... More


Female Influence Is Powerful: Respectability, Responsibility, and Setting the Terms of the Woman Question Debate

Martha S. Jones

in All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in African American Public Culture, 1830-1900

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831526
eISBN:
9781469605012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888902_jones.4
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents Maria Stewart as the embodiment of the woman question. It situates the challenges encountered by this woman of exceptional talents as characteristic of a broader debate over the ... More


Introduction

Elizabeth H. Flowers

in Into the Pulpit: Southern Baptist Women and Power since World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835340
eISBN:
9781469601823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869987_flowers.4
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The contest between conservatives and moderates of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) lasted more than two decades. The issue of women's changing roles—the “woman question”—became the center of ... More


When a Maoist “Class” Intersected Gender

Wang Zheng

in Finding Women in the State: A Socialist Feminist Revolution in the People's Republic of China, 1949-1964

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292284
eISBN:
9780520965867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292284.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1964 the CCP’s journal Red Flag openly criticized Women of China for its alleged bourgeois and revisionist line in its advocacy of “women question.” Investigating this mysterious case, this ... More


All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in African American Public Culture, 1830-1900

Martha S. Jones

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831526
eISBN:
9781469605012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888902_jones
Subject:
History, African-American History

The place of women's rights in African American public culture has been an enduring question, one that has long engaged activists, commentators, and scholars. This book explores the roles black women ... More


Women’s and Gender History in Modern India: Researching the Past, Reflecting on the Present

Mytheli Sreenivas

in Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758908
eISBN:
9780814759226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758908.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the gendered nature of modernity in the case of India by tracing the trajectory of Indian women's historiography in the late twentieth century. More specifically, it explores ... More


Not a Woman's Rights Convention: Remaking Public Culture in the Era of Dred Scott v. Sanford

Martha S. Jones

in All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in African American Public Culture, 1830-1900

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831526
eISBN:
9781469605012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888902_jones.6
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter begins by showing how the woman question lingered over Mary Ann Shadd while she toured the United States promoting the emigration of African Americans to Canada. Shadd's subject matter ... More


“A Great Work for God and Humanity”: African American Christian Women and Organized Social Reform

Betty Livingston Adams

in Black Women's Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814745465
eISBN:
9781479880324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814745465.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the contingent organizational strategies black church women deployed in response to the race problem and the woman question. As independent black churches followed domestic ... More


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