Eleanor Rathbone by Johanna Alberti
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Eleanor Rathbone
By Johanna Alberti

Eleanor Rathbone

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Eleanor Rathbone by Johanna Alberti

Book Description

This book provides an accessible introduction to the life, work, and particularly the ideas of Eleanor Rathbone. A prominent figure in British politics, both as a suffragist and as a Member of Parliament, she is best known today as the leading proponent for the introduction of family allowances. Johanna Alberti outlines and explores the development of Eleanor Rathbone's ideas presenting them in the political and intellectual context of her time - a period of major change for women. Beginning with a survey of Eleanor Rathbone's personal and ideological heritage, the text goes on to examine her move from philanthropy to political action, her ideas on suffrage, and her astute approach to questions of equality and difference. The book also considers the impetus behind her entry into parliament, the way she expressed and shaped her ideas within a parliamentary setting, her involvement in Indian affairs, and finally her passionate commitment to the cause of refugees.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803988767
ISBN-10: 0803988761
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 11mm)
Pages: 210
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Feb-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Johanna Alberti

Johanna Alberti is a feminist historian. She is the author of Beyond Suffrage: Feminists in War and Peace, 1914-1928 (Macmillan, 1989).

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