Gender and Power in Britain, 1640-1990

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Gender and Power in Britain is an original and exciting history of Britain from the early modern period to the present focusing on the interaction of gender and power in political, social, cultural and economic life. Using a chronological framework, the book examines:
* the roles, responsibilities and identities of men and women
* how power relationships were established within various gender systems
* how women and men reacted to the institutions, laws, customs, beliefs and practices that constituted their various worlds
* class, racial and ethnic considerations
* the role of empire in the development of British institutions and identities
* the civil war
* twentieth century suffrage
* the world wars * industrialisation
* Victorian morality.

 

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Challenging authority at midcentury
5
Restoring authority 16601715
25
engendering virtue
51
war and empire 16891793
77
women culture and politics 174089
101
Domesticating revolution 17891815
126
consolidating the domestic ideal
155
women work and politics 182580
179
the gender of empire
202
Liberalism besieged masculinity under fire 18731911
229
PART IV
257
the reconstruction of gender 191939
287
War welfare and postwar consensus 193963
311
permissiveness and Mrs Thatchers
335
Index
356

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