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Evolution of the Hindu Code Bill

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The chapter of the book discusses the specific stages of evolution of the Hindu Code Bill and provides the base for understanding the ideological underpinnings of the discourse over the Hindu Code ... More


Wealth and Gender in Ontario: 1870–1930

Livio Di Matteo

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199593767
eISBN:
9780191728815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593767.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines wealth-holding in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Ontario focusing on two regions: the frontier district of Thunder Bay and the more settled Wentworth County. Using ... More


Calvary to resurrection: Summer 1874–82

Maureen Wright

in Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy and the Victorian Feminist Movement: The Biography of an Insurgent Woman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081095
eISBN:
9781781700037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081095.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter presents a narrative set within the context of Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy's work as honorary secretary of the Married Women's Property Committee (MWPC). Elizabeth worked hard to shield ... More


The ‘parliamentary watchdog’: 1868–Spring 1874

Maureen Wright

in Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy and the Victorian Feminist Movement: The Biography of an Insurgent Woman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081095
eISBN:
9781781700037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081095.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

The years between 1868 and 1874 were among the most demanding when considering Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy's lifelong commitment to feminism. She took a leading role in securing for married women the ... More


Colonial Sisters and their Wealth: The Wealth Holdings of Women in South Australia, 1875–1915

Martin Shanahan

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199593767
eISBN:
9780191728815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593767.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines patterns of wealth-holding in South Australia between 1875 and 1915, focusing on gender differences in the composition and size of estates. Legal changes relating to women's ... More


Invoking Section 17 of the 1882 Act

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the most controversial example of the judicial role in Law Reform, namely, the invention of the deserted wife's equity. Here, the author was well supported for twelve years by ... More


Where there is no financial contribution

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0037
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Before the Act of 1970, there might have been much debate as to whether the wife had made financial contributions of sufficient substance to entitle her to a share in the house. The author feels sure ... More


Margaret Wynne Nevinson

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Margaret Wynne Nevinson, born Margaret Wynne Jones was a cleryman's daughter. Due to the death of her father, which led to family financial problems, Margaret was not able to pursue a university ... More


Unsettling Subjects: Citizenship and Squatting in Historical Romances of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Sharada Balachandran Orihuela

in Fugitives, Smugglers, and Thieves: Piracy and Personhood in American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640921
eISBN:
9781469640945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640921.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Though the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (1848) ostensibly extended American citizenship to the Mexican landed class at the conclusion of the Mexican American War and ensured their property rights ... More


Flush Times, Hard Times: Law, Jacksonism, and a Cotton Economy

Joseph A. Ranney

in A Legal History of Mississippi: Race, Class, and the Struggle for Opportunity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822574
eISBN:
9781496822604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822574.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

American states implemented many important legal reforms during the age of Andrew Jackson. Mississippi, always enthusiastic for Jackson, pioneered several of those reforms but was slow to adopt ... More


A Radical in New York City

Bonnie S. Anderson

in The Rabbi's Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199756247
eISBN:
9780190626402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756247.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 3 describes the Roses’ arrival in New York and how Ernestine rapidly began work for both feminism and free thought. In the winter of 1836/37, she carried a petition for married women’s ... More


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