A Silent Revolution?

A Silent Revolution?

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Peter Baskerville situates women in their immediate gendered and familial environments as well as within broader legal, financial, spatial, temporal, and historiographical contexts. He analyses women's probates, wills, land ownership, holdings of real and chattel mortgages, investment in stocks and bonds, and self employment, revealing that women controlled wealth to an extent similar to that of most men and invested and managed wealth in increasingly similar, and in some cases more aggressive, ways.... a€œGender and Occupational Identity.a€ Instructions to Officers, 15; Enumeration Manual, 45. ... For a discussion of this issue in the United States (although not in the context of self-employment), see Bose, Women in 1900, chap. 2. Instructions toanbsp;...

Title:A Silent Revolution?
Author:Peter Baskerville
Publisher:McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP - 2008


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