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Conservative women and the Primrose League’s struggle for survival, 1914–32

Matthew C. Hendley

in Rethinking Right-Wing Women: Gender and the Conservative Party, 1880s To the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784994389
eISBN:
9781526132383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994389.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the adaption of the Primrose League, an extra-parliamentary organization allied to the Conservative Party and having a large female membership, to the aftermath of the First ... More


Italian Women and International Cold War Politics, 1944-1968

Wendy Pojmann

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245604
eISBN:
9780823252688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245604.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The women of the Socialist/Communist Unione Donne Italiane and the lay Catholic Centro Italiano Femminile are the protagonists in this study that examines the relationship between national Italian ... More


Women’s Underrepresentation in U.S. Politics: The Enduring Gender Gap in Political Ambition

Jennifer L. Lawless, Richard L. Fox, and Gail Baitinger

in Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199328734
eISBN:
9780199398966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328734.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In light of the importance of women’s presence in politics, it is critical to understand why so few women hold public office in the United States. This chapter argues that the fundamental reason for ... More


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