Published May 1, 2007
by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||256|
This collection of essays systematically explores how a sample of political groupings not founded on suffrage reacted and accommodated the issue of suffrage within their official discourses and structures. The volume leads to the heart and core of suffragism while examining the dynamics and versatilities of the Edwardian political fabric. Keywords. out of 5 stars The best book on the U. S. Women’s suffrage movement for the general reader. Reviewed in the United States on April 8, For anyone interested in but not highly conversant with the history of the United States movement, this is the ideal book, by one of the nation’s leading historians of the struggle/5(3). "Suffrage takes us along the troubled road to votes for women, guided by Ellen DuBois, one of the best historians of the movement. Getting to a woman's suffrage amendment in was no straight path, and DuBois courageously wades into the fraught politics of pro- and anti-suffrage, chronicles moments of hope and despair, and turns deep research into a page-turner of a ed on: Febru "Suffrage Outside Suffragism" leads to the heart and core of suffragism while examining the dynamics and versatilities of the Edwardian political fabric. About the Author MYRIAM BOUSSAHBA-BRAVARD is Maître de conférences in British Studies, University of Rouen, France, and is in charge of the European exchange programme for her : Hardcover.
Julia Bush also has a chapter in Suffrage Outside Suffragism, where she focuses on how the National Union of Women Workers (later the National Council of Women), sought to contain internal divisions over the question of women's suffrage. In this respect, hers is one of the chapters that most squarely confronts the central themes of this book: how did non-suffrage organisations cope with the twin (and Author: Jon Lawrence. Suffragism The first organised campaigns for votes for women began in the nineteenth century with the first Woman’s Suffrage bill presented to Parliament as early as , part of the general political upsurge and struggle for reform and extension of the franchise to non-property-holding and working men. SUFFRAGISM Introduction I. The Demands of Suffragets—Principally That They Shall Fill Places of Both Men and Women II. Is Woman's Vote Needed as an Educator?—Education Obtained by Suffrage Debasing III. Is Woman Suffrage Needed as a Protection Against Man-Made Laws?—Man-Made Laws are for the Benefit of Woman Size: 2MB. This book equates feminism and woman suffrage with both socialism and atheism. According to the author, feminism and the enfranchisement of women will destroy the family. The book also suggests that pregnant women who vote run the risk of bearing "physically imperfect or idiotic" children.
The book, which includes a highly original reconceptualization of women's rights from Mary Wollstonecraft to contemporary abortion and gay rights activists and a historiographical overview of suffrage scholarship, provides an excellent overview of the movement, including international as well as U.S. suffragism, in the context of women's Cited by: Suffrage outside suffragism: women's vote in Britain, [Myriam Boussahba-Bravard;] -- "This collection of essays systematically explores how a sample of political groupings not based on suffrage reacted and accommodated the issue of suffrage within their official discourses and. Suffrage Outside Suffragism Britain Myriam Boussahba-Bravard, ed. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, £50; pp; ISBN: Reviewed by Bradley Kadel Myriam Boussahba-Bravard has compiled a useful collection of case studies, written by a distinguished group of British. The top 10 books about the suffragettes This inspired book turns the women’s suffrage battle into a graphic novel. Documenting the work that went on in and outside .