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Implementing feminist policies in British local government

Susan Halford

Implementing feminist policies in British local government

by Susan Halford

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Published by Centre for Urban and Regional Research, University of Sussex in [Brighton] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSusan Halford and Simon Duncan.
SeriesWorking paper -- 78, Working paper (University of Sussex. Centre for Urban and Regional Research -- 78.
ContributionsDuncan, S., University of Sussex. Centre for Urban and Regional Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination22p.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17458251M
ISBN 101873614152
OCLC/WorldCa27640790

Promoting equality and inclusion are generally seen to be part of the work of schools and other educational bodies. There has been an important and significant focus on race equality over the years, but an understanding of what the promotion of gender equality should mean and how to go about doing this is less well developed. Here we offer some ideas for why this might be and some practice.   Feminist Audio Books was set up for women with visual impairments: it ensured that more women were able to access the literature that came out of the liberation movement, either on tape or in a Braille copy. As well as women’s publishing houses, feminists created radical independent bookshops, magazines and a thriving feminist bookfair scene.

As in other countries, feminism in the United Kingdom seeks to establish political, social, and economic equality for women. The history of feminism in Britain dates to the very beginnings of feminism itself, as many of the earliest feminist writers and activists—such as Mary Wollstonecraft, Barbara Bodichon, and Lydia Becker—were British.   The Tunisian-born French human rights lawyer Gisèle Halimi was only 12 when she made her first stand as a feminist. It was and, in her Sephardic Jewish .

Mary Wollstonecraft was a British feminist author, writing during the French Revolution. Her book A Vindication of the Rights of Woman () came as a response to the report in France’s National Assembly by Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord’s.   It’s all about local government and aldermen and county councillors – a romance!” she wrote in excitement to her friend and patron Lady Rhondda, founder of the feminist .


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