Women’s Suffrage

  title={Women’s Suffrage},
  author={Ben Griffin},
One of the most profound transformations in the study of political history in the last generation has been the collapse of determinist models that posited a straightforward connection between an individual’s life experiences and political attitudes. The work of Gareth Stedman Jones in particular forced historians to confront the fact that people do not interpret their experiences in a conceptual vacuum — they make sense of their lives using the linguistic resources available to them at a… 
Marginalization of one or another group is a pervasive reality in Nigeria. It is most pronounced now in the Niger Delta region where hitherto restive youths have resorted to militancy to claim what
Christabel Pankhurst and the Smethwick Election: right-wing feminism, the Great War and the ideology of consumption
This article examines the roots of Christabel Pankhurst's Women's Party in the Women's Social and Political Union's adoption of right-wing feminism during the Great War. It explores the blending of
Structures and Agency: a transnational comparison of the struggle for women's suffrage in the Nordic countries during the long 19th century
  • I. Blom
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • 2012
This article is a transnational comparison of the struggle for women's suffrage during the long 19th century, mainly around 1900, with an emphasis on the five Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland,
Japanese Feminists After Versailles: Between the State and the Ethnic Nation
One of the striking effects of the end of WWI and the Paris Peace Conference on Japanese society was the renewed impetus it gave to women's rights discourses and feminist organizing in the 1920s.
Electoral Reform in Haiti: Ensuring Increased Women’s Participation and Representation
Women around the world continue to be marginalized in social, economic and political spheres. In the recent years, the idea of increased female representation and participation in the global
Negotiating an Electorate: Gender, Class, and the British Reform Acts
OF DISSERTATION NEGOTIATING AN ELECTORATE: GENDER, CLASS, AND THE BRITISH REFORM ACTS Five Reform Acts passed over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries gradually increased the size of
Imperial Citizenship or Else: Liberal Ideals and the India Unmaking of Empire, 1890–1919
  • M. Frost
  • History, Sociology
    The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History
  • 2018
ABSTRACT This article examines three connected campaigns for Indian imperial citizenship which spanned the period 1890 to 1919, and their impact on the emergence of radical South Asian
“Devoted to the Cause of Woman’s Rights”: The New Zealand New Woman Novel
ABSTRACT This article examines New Woman novels written by New Zealand authors from 1882–1925. The fiction is embedded in a colonial settler culture. All of the authors discussed are European New
Singing in 'The Peg' : the dynamics of Winnipeg singing cultures during the 20th century
The research begins by establishing Winnipeg, as a city comprised of many different European immigrant communities where the dominant British-Canadian culture reflected the Canadian national
Before the ‘Black Ferns’: Tracing the Beginnings of Women’s Rugby in New Zealand
Abstract Women’s rugby union in New Zealand has increased in popularity over the past decade, preceded by two decades of dominance at the international level and much activism to have the women’s


The Militant Suffrage Movement: Citizenship and Resistance in Britain, 1860-1930
The image of upper-class women chaining themselves to the rails of 10 Downing Street, smashing windows of public buildings, and going on hunger strikes in the cause of "votes for women" have become
Borderline Citizens: Women, gender and political culture in Britain, 1815-1867
This volume provides the most comprehensive analysis to date of women's involvement in British political culture in the first half of the nineteenth century. It is based upon extensive archival
  • Ben Griffin
  • History, Economics
    The Historical Journal
  • 2003
The class and gender identities created by male politicians are vital to a proper understanding of how and why parliament increased women's legal rights in the nineteenth century. An examination of
Languages of Class: Studies in English Working Class History 1832–1982
Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Class struggle and the industrial revolution 2. Class expression versus social control? A critique of recent trends in the social history of 'leisure' 3. Rethinking
The Politics of Reform, 1884
1. Cabinet: Franchise first, foremost, and with Ireland 2. Conservatives in the dark 3. Minimising opposition 4. Ability and intent: Franchise in the Commons 5. Franchise in the Lords: rejection 6.