From these, visitors can get a sense of the pamphleteers' intelligence, engagement, and sincere quest for dialogue on just one of the many topics they broached. Women as Grassroots Organizers / The Other Side: Supporters of Tradition“It seems hard to conceive that sex can be a crime or even a misdemeanour.” -- “Sex no Crime: a draft Bill to remove the disabilities of women with regard to the inheritance of property and the guardianship of children,” 1883“We make women large landholders, ladies of manors, fund-holders, householders, burgesses of our cities …
We've organized the documents around a few main themes: I. by express law they may be, and have been, sextons to bury us, constables to protect us, …
Drawing on hypotheses advanced by Michel Foucault, she asserts that feminists sought no less than the total transformation of the lives of women. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. [The book] offers a stimulating and provocative introduction to the area, and one certain to spark fresh interest and debate."--Sandra Stanley Holton, Gender and History"[Kent's] starting point is that Christabel Pankhurst's cry, `Votes for Women; Chastity for Men,' is less the manic aberration that historians have assumed than a statement of one motivating theme of the women's movement.
These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. Many women detected as a source and prop of their subordination, the sexual double standard.
Although other historians have viewed the suffrage movement as aimed at exclusively political ends, she argues that such a categorization ignores many of the most compelling reasons why thousands of middle and upper-class women risked ostracism, obloquy, and, often, physical harm in the pursuit of the right to vote and why their efforts met with such intense opposition.
The alliance of respectable" middle-class women with prostitutes, the attack on marriage, and the suffragists' distrust of the medical profession are among the topics the author addresses.
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The freelance writer from London says she could barely believe it when she realized the skirt and underwear displayed were hers.Citing a parent was associated with lower likelihood of unsafe sex (0.53 (0.28 to 1.00) men; 0.69 (0.48 to 0.99) women) and, in women, previous STI diagnosis.Conclusions Gaining information mainly from school was associated with lower reporting of a range of negative sexual health outcomes, particularly among women.These exchanges went on to have a significant impact in the decades that followed.At the end of the century, the quest for equal voting rights intensified, with Millicent Fawcett forming the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies and numerous supporters (as well as detractors) joining the fight.