1191533558 - -John Stewart Mill, The Subjection of Women...

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THE RISE OF THE BOURGEOISIE AND FEMALE ACTIVISM A. INTRODUCTION B. THE MAKING OF THE MIDDLE CLASS I. Composition - petit-bourgeois : lower middle classes II. Class Distinction -Thorstein Veblen and idea of “conspicuous consumption” III. Education IV. Leisure -1908: Boy Scouts came into being V. Lifestyle VI. Separate Spheres -Alfred, Lord Tennyson, The Princess (1847) C. “BEING” MIDDLE CLASS I. Sexuality and Promiscuity -Oscar Wilde, A Picture of Dorian Grey II. Professional Discourses -Boer War (1899-1902) -1896: founding of the National Alliance for Increasing the French Population D. PRESERVING THE MIDDLE CLASS FAMILY -Ten-Hour Bill, Mines Act in Britain -1891: in Germany, maternity leave was extended to 6 weeks and night work was banned
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Unformatted text preview: -John Stewart Mill, The Subjection of Women (1869) -Henry Fawcett and Millicent Fawcett E. RESPONSES FROM WOMEN: FEMINISM-relational feminists; idea of equality in difference -Ellen Key (1849-1929); maternalism -Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Women (1792) -Clara Zetkin: sot -Emmeline Pankhurst: militant British suffrage leader 2 F. THE SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT-Reform Act of 1832, Acts of 1867 and 1884: increased male vote -Municipal Franchise Act of 1869 -National Union of Womens Suffrage Societies (Millicent Fawcett, from 1897) -Womens Social and Political Union (Emmeline Pankhurst; in 1903) -Womens Freedom League (from 1907, after a split with WSPU) -1918: Representation of the People Act G. CONCLUSION...
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