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Debutante nation : feminism contests the 1890s / edited by Susan Magarey, Sue Rowley, Susan Sheridan
Bib ID 1219212
Format BookBook
Description St. Leonards, NSW, Australia : Allen & Unwin, 1993 
xxiv, 267 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 1863732969
Full contents
  • 1. The politics of respectability: Identifying the masculinist context / Marilyn Lake
  • 2. The Feminist Legend: A new historicism? / John Docker
  • 3. A redivision of labour: Women and wage regulation in Victoria 1896-1903 / Jenny Lee
  • 4. 'Knocking out a living': Survival strategies and popular protest in the 1890s depression / Bruce Scates
  • 5. Reorganising the masculinist context: Conflicting masculinisms in the New South Wales Public Service Bill debates of 1895 / Desley Deacon
  • 6. The sexual politics of selling and shopping / Gail Reekie
  • 7. Domestic dilemmas: Representations of servants and employers in the popular press / Paula Hamilton
  • 8. Sexual labour: Australia 1880-1910 / Susan Magarey
  • 9. The 'equals and comrades of men'?: Tocsin and 'the woman question' / Patricia Grimshaw
  • 10. The Woman's Voice on sexuality / Susan Sheridan
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-257) and index.

Subjects Feminism -- Australia -- History.  |  Women -- Australia -- History -- 19th century.
Other authors/contributors Magarey, Susan, 1943-  |  Sheridan, Susan, 1944-  |  Rowley, Sue, 1948-

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