Gender and the politics of history by Joan Wallach Scott

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women -- History -- 19th century,
  • Women -- History -- 20th century,
  • Sex role -- History,
  • Working class women -- History,
  • Women -- Employment -- France -- History -- 19th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-255) and index.

Book details

StatementJoan Wallach Scott.
SeriesGender and culture
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1154 .S335 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 267 p. ;
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23242146M
ISBN 100231118570
ISBN 109780231118576
LC Control Number99028686

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Gender history is a sub-field of history and gender studies, which looks at the past from the perspective of is in many ways, an outgrowth of women's discipline considers in what ways historical events and periodization impact women differently from men.

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Gender has always helped shape personal and family relationships, as well as governance processes, market structures, and religious practice. Political science, which is one of many academic disciplines in the world, is gendered and shaped by the social norms on sex and sexuality.

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For full details, please see here. Gender politics definition: debate about the roles and relations of men and women | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Mary Kelley, University of Michigan, coeditor of An Extensive Republic: Print, Culture, and Society in the New Nation,Volume 2, A History of the Book in America (Starred review) Since the chapters encompass perspectives from patriots along with those loyal to the Crown, readers develop a comprehensive look at gender roles and.

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Gender figured significantly in the industrial, social, and political transformations of the United Kingdom and Ireland, France, Germany, and Russia. This book explores its importance during a period of radical change for the working classes, from through the by: A generation after the publication of Joan W.

Scott's influential essay, "Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis," this volume explores the current uses of the term -- and the ongoing influence of Scott's agenda-setting work in history and other disciplines. Women in Politics At the United Nations' First World Conference on Women, held in Mexico City inthe international community was reminded that many countries still suffered from discrimination against women and there was a call for governments to develop strategies aimed at promoting the equal participation of women in most walks of life.

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This study examines how the concept of Korean woman underwent a radical transformation in Korea's public discourse during the years of Japanese colonialism. Theodore Jun Yoo shows that as women moved out of traditional spheres to occupy new positions outside the home, they encountered the pervasive control of the colonial state, which sought to impose modernity on them.

Her first book Colonial Masculinity: The Manly Englishman and the Effeminate Bengali sought to combine British and Indian history, and brought gender analysis to bear on questions of “high politics,” to understand a critical moment in the relationship between colonialism and nationalism in India.

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