Women's Suffrage in the British Empire: Citizenship, Nation, and Race

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Ian Christopher Fletcher, Laura E. Nym Mayhall, Philippa Levine
Psychology Press, 2000 - History - 252 pages
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This edited collection examines the campaign for women's suffrage from an international perspective. Leading international scholars explore the relationship between suffragism and other areas of social and political struggle, and examine the ideological and cultural implications of gendered constructions of 'race', nation and empire. The book includes comprehensive case-studies of Britain, India, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Palestine.

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Ian Christopher Flectcher is Associate Professor of History at Georgia State University and an activist with Atlanta Jobs with Justice.

Laura E. Nym Mayhall teaches in the Department of History at the Catholic University of America.

Philippa Levine teaches history at the Universityof Southern California. A historian of empire since 1990, her publications include "Prostitution, Race and Politics: Policing Venereal Disease in the ""British Empire"(2003) and an edited collection, "Gender and Empire: History of the British Empire Companion Series" (2004).

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