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Forging the Franchise

Dawn Langan Teele

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180267
eISBN:
9780691184272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180267.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In the 1880s, women were barred from voting in all national-level elections, but by 1920 they were going to the polls in nearly thirty countries. What caused this massive change? Contrary to ... More


Conservatism, gender and the politics of everyday life, 1950s–1980s

Adrian Bingham

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/9781784994389.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the rise and fall of the gender gap in voting patterns – whereby women were more likely than men to support the Conservative Party – from the 1950s to the 1980s. It critically ... More


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