Scaling the Ivory Tower

Scaling the Ivory Tower

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Emmeline Pankhurst is without doubt one of the most extraordinary and influential women of the 20th century. Her name is synonymous with the qvotes for womenq campaign and she is remembered as the most inspirational suffrage leader in history. In this account of her life both before and after the campaign for women's suffrage, historian June Purvis documents her early political work, her active role within the suffrage movement and her role as a wife and mother. This biography draws upon new approaches to feminist biography to place Emmeline Pankhurst within the context of her family and friends. It is based upon a range of primary sources, including personal interviews with her surviving family, making this a comprehensive and reliable account of a remarkable woman's remarkable life.Unfortunately, not everyone is lucky enough to choose a topic that develops into a thesis. ... I learned the hard way what I now relay to Ph.D. students: a good empirical research topic is one where the question is interesting, no matter whether the data support or refute your hypothesis. After several dead ends, I started to consider the idea of a topic in international finance, which had been of vague interestanbsp;...

Title:Scaling the Ivory Tower
Author:Dianne J. Cyr, Blaize Horner Reich
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 1996-01-01


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