Women in British Public Life, 1914-50

An examination of the ways in which women challenged the British educational, employment and welfare systems after the franchise. Helen Jones explores how women adapted their strategies to confront the system from within, and what constraints were imposed on them. She also examines the active role that British women played in Continental Europe, and an important comparative chapter looks at the experience of women in France, Germany, Italy,...

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Social Issues and Party Politics

After the landslide election of a new Labour government in May 1997, what are the key social policy issues and problems which the new government needs to address? Social Issues and Party Politics looks at the manifestos of the main parties and the way social issues figured in the 1997 election campaign and the early days of the new government. Chapters discuss green issues, the management and financing of welfare in contemporary Britain, the...

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Humiliation of a Milf

An early morning text from her only daughter begins a day of humiliation and desperation for Jennifer Sinclair. Eighteen year old Amy has been taken by a man, who becomes a controlling voice in her ear. To keep her daughter safe, to get her back Jennifer, must comply with the man’s warped demands…So her journey begins as Jennifer is forced into one humiliation after another…each one more degrading that the last. When at last she meets her...

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Women in British Public Life, 1914-1950

Focusing mainly on Britain, but offering comparisons with the experiences of women in other countries too, this study examines the impact of women campaigners and suffragettes on welfare and social policy formulation and implementation.

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Women in British Public Life, 1914 - 50

An examination of the ways in which women challenged the British educational, employment and welfare systems after the franchise. Helen Jones explores how women adapted their strategies to confront the system from within, and what constraints were imposed on them. She also examines the active role that British women played in Continental Europe, and an important comparative chapter looks at the experience of women in France, Germany, Italy,...

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