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Genre and Domesticity

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/9780198074076.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter considers five genres: advice texts, fiction, poetry, essays, and speeches. They span from 1911–1927, a period in which women’s responsibilities were increasingly being conceptualized in ... More


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

Maureen Wright

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081095
eISBN:
9781781700037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081095.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy (1833–1918) was one of the most significant pioneers of the British women's emancipation movement, though her importance is little recognised. Wolstenholme Elmy referred ... More


The Women’s Emancipation Union, 1891–July 1899: ‘no mere suffrage society’

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/9780719081095.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter demonstrates that Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy took the analysis to new lengths in the work of the Women's Emancipation Union (WEU). Elizabeth joined her husband in working for the Fair ... More


Gender Inequality and Women’s Agency

Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen

in India: Development and Participation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199257492
eISBN:
9780191717826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257492.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the inequality between men and women in India. Topics covered include: the female-male ratio; women's agency and child survival; fertility and women's emancipation; gender bias ... More


Feminism and the Republic

Karen Offen

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0033
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter portrays the feminist struggle for women's rights and emancipation following the events of the French Revolution as well as the five French Republics. It examines their roots dating from ... More


Politics, Poetics, and Gender in Late Qing China: Xue Shaohui (1866-1911) and the Era of Reform

Nanxiu Qian

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804792400
eISBN:
9780804794275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792400.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book examines the late Qing reforms from the perspective of the talented and prolific woman writer Xue Shaohui and the reform-minded members of her social and intellectual networks. It moves ... More


Becoming Woman: Drugi pol

Anna Bogić

in On ne naît pas femme: on le devient: The Life of a Sentence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190608811
eISBN:
9780190608835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608811.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Simone de Beauvoir’s famous dictum (“One is not born, but rather becomes, woman”) and The Second Sex appeared in Serbo-Croatian translation (Drugi pol translated by Zorica Milosavljević and Mirjana ... More


Prison and Family

Mushirul Hasan

in When Stone Walls Cry: The Nehrus in Prison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199466894
eISBN:
9780199087396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466894.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter is devoted to Jawaharlal Nehru’s relationship with the men and women who mattered most to him. Jawaharlal Nehru received from his kith and kin what he valued most—ethics and patriotic ... More


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