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Women's Economic Writing 1760-1900 (Critical Concepts in Economics)

Women's Economic Writing 1760-1900 (Critical Concepts in Economics)

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This collection presents six volumes of significant economic writing by women between the mid eighteenth century and the early twentieth century. The writings are organized thematically and among the topics included are:Political Economy for the MassesSeveral nineteenth century women sought to make the ideas of economists accessible to a broader public. This section will include works by Jane Marcet, Harriet Martineau and Millicent Garrett Fawcett.Women's Economic LivesMany writers addressed questions related to the "gender division of labour', women's labour market participation and women's property rights; including Barbar Bodichon, Jessie Boucherett, Clementina Black, Helen Campbell, Clara Collet, Millicent G. Fawcett, Lucy Salmon, and Beatrice Webb, among others.Poverty and the Condition of the Working ClassThere are many substantial works on poverty, wages, and trade unions by women. Authors include Jane Addams, Emily Balch, Helen Bosanquet, Josephine Shaw Lowell, Octavia Hill, Clare de Graffenried, Florence Kelley, and Gertrude Tuckwell.Slavery, Race and EmpireSlavery and imperialism found both opponents and defenders among women. Elizabeth Heyrick, Harriet Martineau, Lydia Maria Child and Louisa McCord debated slavery, while writers such as Flora Shaw and Olivia Schreiner engaged issues concerning the British Empire.SocialismWomen wrote as both socialists and anti-socialists. Works include writings by Frances Wright, Anna Wheeler, Eleanor Marx Aveling, Annie Besant, Millicent Fawcett and Beatrice Webb.For a full list of contents, please email reference@taylorandfrancis.comPrevious titles in the series include Origins of International Economics (0-415-31555-7) 2003, 10 volumes, Origins of Macroeconomics (0-415-24929-5) 2001, 10 volumes and The Chicago Tradition in Economics 1892-1945 (0-415-25422-1) 2001, 8 volumes.