Votes for Women
3rd Edition
Access to History

By Paula Bartley
June 2007
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
Hodder Murray
ISBN: 9780340926857
186 pages, Illustrated, 6 3/4 x 9 1/2"
$27.50 Paper Original

This new edition combines all the strengths of the second edition with a new design and features to allow all your students access to the content and study skills they need to achieve well in their exams. The book introduces the key figures involved in the women's suffrage movement and goes on to consider the arguments advanced by those who supported and those who opposed votes for women (in particluar, the response of men to the campaigns).

The narrative also highlights the pace and extent of suffragist and suffragette activity, and assesses their contribution to the First World War and the extent to which women gained the vote as a result of their efforts during the conflict. New features include: - Exam-style questions and tips at the end of each chapter. - Key terms defined and explained. - More summary diagrams to aid revision. - Key historiographical debates explained.

Chapter 1: Change and Continuity in the Position of Women 1860–1918
  1. Introduction
  2. Education
  3. Work
  4. Marriage and Divorce
  5. Sexual Morality
  6. Politics
Chapter 2: Votes for Women: The Debate
  1. The Case for Votes for Women
  2. The Case Against Votes for Women
  3. Suffrage and Anti-suffrage Arguments
  Study Guide
Chapter 3: Suffragists and Suffragettes
  1. The Origins of Women’s Suffrage
  2. Disunity in the Suffrage Movement
  3. The National Union of Women's Suggrage Societies and its Offshoots 1897–1914
  4. The Women's Social and Political Union 1903–14
  5. Key Debate: Suffragette Membership
  6. Disunity in the Suffrage Movement
  7. Other Suffrage Societies
  8. The Opposition to Votes for Women
  9. The Key Debate
  Study Guide
Chapter 4: The Suffrage Campaigns 1860–1914
  1. Introduction
  2. Peaceful Methods of Campaigning
  3. Parliament and Women's Suffrage
  4. Increasing Militancy
  5. The Key debate
  Study Guide
Chapter 5: Men and Votes for Women
  1. Introduction
  2. The Political Parties
  2. The Liberal Government 1906–14
  3. The Alternative Establishment
  4. Male Organisations
  5. Research and Men's Support of Votes for Women
  Study guide
Chapter 6: Women, Suffrage and the First World War
  1. The Suffrage Movement and the War
  2. Women’s War Work and the Vote
  3. War, Suffrage and the Government
  4. The Key Debate
  Study Guide
Chapter 7: Life after Suffrage
  1. Introduction
  2. Effects on Parliament
  3. Effects on the Women's Movement
  4. Effects on Women's Work
  5. Effects on Marriage and the Family
  6. Effects on Sexual Morality

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