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This interesting new research examines the reviews of ladies inquisitive about the socialist stream in the course of its youth in Britain and the energetic position they performed in campaigning for the vote. by means of giving complete awareness to this much-neglected staff of ladies, Socialist Women examines and demanding situations the orthodox perspectives of labour and suffrage background.
Torn among competing loyalties of gender, classification and politics, socialist ladies didn't have a set id yet a couple of contested identities. June Hannam and Karen Hunt probe matters that created divisions among those ladies, in addition to giving them the chance to behave jointly. In 3 interesting case experiences they explore:
* women's suffrage
* ladies and internationalism
* the politics of consumption.
Believing notably that being a girl was once very important to their politics, those contributors sought to advance a woman-focused conception of socialism and to place this new politics into practice.

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