The Newer Eve: Women, Feminists and the Labour Party

Hardcover | June 15, 2009

byChristine F. Collette, Christine F Collette

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Feminist theory is interwoven with women's voices in this study of three consecutive Twentieth-century women's organisations, separate but affiliated to the Labour Party, which represented women workers, consumers and politicians, so that the totality of women's involvement in the Labour movement is considered.

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Feminist theory is interwoven with women's voices in this study of three consecutive Twentieth-century women's organisations, separate but affiliated to the Labour Party, which represented women workers, consumers and politicians, so that the totality of women's involvement in the Labour movement is considered.

CHRISTINE COLLETTE is a freelance scholar and lives in France. This, her seventh book, completes her study of women and the Labour movement that began with For Labour and For Women (Manchester University Press, 1989). The route led through trades unionism, a Labour Party parliamentary candidature, teaching General Studies to engineers...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.63 × 5.65 × 0.72 inPublished:June 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230222145

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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Introduction
PART I: REPRESENTATION: THE WOMEN'S LABOUR LEAGUE
Foundation of the Women’s Labour League
Consolidation of the Women’s Labour League
Enid Stacy, Marion Barry, Clarice McNab Shaw
PART II: WAR: THE STANDING JOINT COMMITTEE
First World War
The Standing Joint Committee in the Inter War Years
Bronwen Tall Brittain, Florence Davy and Mary Sutherland
International Organization
Irene Wagner and Ellen Wilkinson
War and Post War
PART III: THE SECOND WAVE: THE NATIONAL JOINT COMMITTEE
The National Joint Committee from the 1960s
The National Joint Committee in the 1980s
Joining the Parliamentary Road
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index