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Title Women, education, and agency, 1600-2000 / edited by Jean Spence, Sarah Jane Aiston, Maureen M. Meikle
Published New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge research in gender and history ; 9
Routledge research in gender and history ; 9
Contents Women, education, and agency, 1600-2000: an historical perspective / Sarah Jane Aiston -- Self-tuition and the intellectual achievement of early modern women: Anna Maria van Schurman (1607-1678) / Barbara Bulckaert -- Women and agency: the educational legacy of Mary Wollstonecraft / Joyce Senders Pedersen -- Scientific women: their contribution to culture in England in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries / Ruth Watts -- Ramabai and Rokeya: the history of gendered social capital in India / Barnita Bagchi -- Russian women in European universities, 1864-1900 / Marianna Muravyeva -- "Knowledge as the necessary food of the mind": Charlotte Mason's philosophy of education / Stephanie Spencer -- A woman's challenge: the voice of ┼×├╝kufe Nihal in the modernisation of Turkey / Aynur Soydan Erdemir -- Femininity and mathematics at Cambridge circa 1900 / Claire Jones -- Thinking women: international education for peace and equality, 1918-1930 / Katherine Storr -- London's feminist teachers and the urban political landscape / Jane Martin -- Feminist criminology in Britain circa 1920-1960: education, agency, and activism outside the academy / Anne Logan -- Thinking feminist in 1963: challenges from Betty Friedan and the U.S. President's Commission on the Status of Women / Linda Eisenmann -- "Enhancing the quality of the educational experience": female activists and U.S. university and college women's centres / Sylvia Ellis and Helen Mitchell
Summary Women, Education, and Agency 1600-2000 explores a range of topics on the history of women in eductational settings around the world, from the strategies of individuals seeking a personal education, to organized efforts of women to pursue broader feminist goals in an educational context
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed Oct. 2, 2009)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Feminism -- History.
Feminism -- Great Britain -- History.
Women -- Education -- History.
Women -- Education -- Great Britain -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Aiston, Sarah Jane.
Meikle, Maureen M.
Spence, Jean.
ISBN 020388261X (electronic bk.)
041599005X (hardback ; alk. paper)
9780203882610 (electronic bk.)
9780415990059 (hardback ; alk. paper)
(hardback ; alk. paper)