Suffrage and Beyond: International Feminist Perspectives
Caroline Daley, Melanie Nolan
NYU Press, Dec 1, 1994 - Health & Fitness - 368 pages
The 1980s and 1990s have seen an unprecedented emphasis on global feminism, on the connectedness of women regardless of race, class, or geography. And yet, the status and position of women throughout the world remains enormously disparate. Even so fundamental an issue as a woman's right to vote has been--and in many countries continues to be--hotly contested. How then have suffrage movements evolved? What are the similarities and differences in the manner in which women, in a range of different economic, religious, and political contexts, have sought the vote?
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The editors of this volume, scholars from Australia and New Zealand, provide a fascinating international perspective on woman suffrage. The issues discussed range from "suffrage with a French twist" to gender politics in Japan. Read full review