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Martin, Jane, Goodman, Joyce - Women and Education, 1800-1980 - 9780333947210 - V9780333947210
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Women and Education, 1800-1980

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Description for Women and Education, 1800-1980 Hardcover. Using a biographical approach, Jane Martin and Joyce Goodman explore and celebrate the aims, visions and actions of six British women educational activists within 19th and 20th century history: Sarah Austin, Jane Chessar, Margaret Cole, Mary Dendy, Elizabeth Hamilton and Shena Simon. Num Pages: 224 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; 3JJ; HBTB; JN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UA) A / AS level; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 16. Weight in Grams: 100.
Women and Education, 1800-1980 examines and celebrates the lives, aims, and achievements of six British women educational activists within nineteenth- and twentieth-century history: Elizabeth Hamilton, Sarah Austin, Jane Chessar, Mary Dendy, Shena Simon and Margaret Cole. Employing a biographical approach, Jane Martin and Joyce Goodman adopt existing feminist and historical models to explore how these women resisted gender roles and combined their public lives with private commitments. As individuals, these women were very different personalities: as a group they show how organised women made a substantial contribution to public life and changed philosophy, policy and practice. ... Read more

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About Martin, Jane, Goodman, Joyce
JANE MARTIN is Senior Lecturer in History of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK. Her publications include Women and the Politics of Schooling in Victorian and Edwardian England, the winner of the History of Education Society Prize 2002. JOYCE GOODMAN is Professor of History of Education at King Alfred's College of Higher Education, where she ... Read more

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