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Conclusion

Ann Brooks

in Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This concluding chapter summarises the exploration of the relationship between women, political discourse, and political representation in the previous chapters. It argues that there are of course ... More


Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Ann Brooks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book is a socio-historical analysis of the relationship between women, politics and the public sphere. It looks at the legacy of eighteenth-century intellectual groupings which were dominated by ... More


The role of social movements leading to the emergence of women public intellectuals

Ann Brooks

in Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter addresses the significance of social movements in accelerating women into the public sphere as public intellectuals. Indeed, the role of social movements was important in defining women ... More


‘Uncompromising politics’: Mary Wollstonecraft and Catherine Macaulay

Ann Brooks

in Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on Catherine Macaulay and Mary Wollstonecraft, which are considered to be the two most important women writers on politics and society in late 18th-century England. Both were ... More


Contemporary women public intellectuals: the United States (2)

Ann Brooks

in Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter studies how Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton, and Sheryl Sandberg fared as women public intellectuals in the context of contemporary political and corporate life. Elizabeth Warren used ... More


The gender politics of ‘bluestocking philosophy’

Ann Brooks

in Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the gender politics of ‘bluestocking philosophy’. The idea of a single, unified conceptualization of what constituted a bluestocking and what was understood as a bluestocking ... More


Contemporary women public intellectuals: the United States (1)

Ann Brooks

in Women, Politics and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447330639
eISBN:
9781447341383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330639.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter assesses three high-profile women public intellectuals in the US: Condoleezza Rice, Samantha Power, and Susan Rice. All of these three women public intellectuals are significant role ... More


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