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Women in British public life, 1914-1950 : gender, power and social policy / Helen Jones & Henry Rogers.

By: Jones, Helen, 1954-Contributor(s): Rogers, HenryMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Harlow : Longman, 2000. ISBN: 0582277329; 0582277310Subject(s): Women -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Women -- Great Britain -- Social conditionsDDC classification: 305.4209410904
Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. First World War -- 3. Working in Education, Health and Welfare -- 4. Campaigning against the Gendered Impact of Poverty -- 5. The European Stage -- 6. Westminster and Whitehall between the Wars -- 7. British Women's Experiences Compared -- 8. Woman Power in the Second World War -- 9. Post-war Reconstruction.
Review: "The book focuses on Britain, but it also has an important international dimension. Helen Jones explores the active role played by British women in continental Europe, and she compares the experiences of women in Britain with women in France, Germany Italy, Australia and the USA." "This will be essential reading for all those studying the history of social policy and women's history."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes index.

Bibliography.

1. Introduction -- 2. First World War -- 3. Working in Education, Health and Welfare -- 4. Campaigning against the Gendered Impact of Poverty -- 5. The European Stage -- 6. Westminster and Whitehall between the Wars -- 7. British Women's Experiences Compared -- 8. Woman Power in the Second World War -- 9. Post-war Reconstruction.

"The book focuses on Britain, but it also has an important international dimension. Helen Jones explores the active role played by British women in continental Europe, and she compares the experiences of women in Britain with women in France, Germany Italy, Australia and the USA." "This will be essential reading for all those studying the history of social policy and women's history."--BOOK JACKET.

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