Anarcho-feminism in late Victorian and Edwardian Britain, 1880-194
UNSPECIFIED (2002) Anarcho-feminism in late Victorian and Edwardian Britain, 1880-194. INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF SOCIAL HISTORY, 47 (Part 1). pp. 1-31. ISSN 0020-8590Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0020859002000463
This article seeks to interpret the synthesis between anarchism and feminism as developed by a group of late nineteenth and early twentieth-century British women. It will demonstrate that the woman who embraced anarchism made a clear contribution to the growth of feminism. They offered a distinctive analysis of the reasons for female oppression, whether it was within the economic sphere or within marriage. The anarcho-feminists maintained that if an egalitarian society was ever to be built, differences in roles-whether in sexual relationships, childcare, political life or work-had to be based on capacity and preference, not gender. By combining these questions they developed a feminism that was all embracing at a time when the struggle for the vote was becoming the main question for women.
|Item Type:||Journal Item|
|Subjects:||D History General and Old World|
|Journal or Publication Title:||INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF SOCIAL HISTORY|
|Publisher:||CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS|
|Official Date:||April 2002|
|Number of Pages:||31|
|Page Range:||pp. 1-31|
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