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Beatrice Webb and the 'Woman Question'

Caine, Barbara (1982) Beatrice Webb and the 'Woman Question'. History Workshop (14). pp. 23-43.

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Beatrice Webb has not featured prominently in studies of the British feminist tradition. Most historians of the late nineteenth-early twentieth century women's movement have concentrated on the campaigns which were waged specifically to improve the situation of women - and she was not particularly active in such struggles. Indeed for a number of years she was widely known as an opponent of women's suffrage; and even when she changed her mind on this issue, she did not throw her full weight behind 'the cause'. - Introductory paragraph.

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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
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