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288 Pages | 2 black & white illustrations, 3 graphs

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781784994389

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Rethinking right-wing women

Gender and the Conservative Party, 1880s to the present

First Edition

Edited by Clarisse Berthezène and Gottlieb Julie V.

Published by Manchester University Press

New Perspectives on the Right MUP

  • Provides an overview and a thoughtful critique of women's representation, mobilisation and leadership roles in the UK Conservative Party from the 1880s to the present.
  • Makes a genuine contribution to debates about women's politicisation, agency, and the feminisation of politics on the Right in British politics, from the late 19th century to the present.
  • Explores the notion of 'Conservative feminism' and modifies our understanding of both feminism and Conservatism.