- Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History
- Paperback: 16 pages
- Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (August 5, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0415888360
- ISBN-13: 978-0415888363
- Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 5.8 x 8.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 15.5 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
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- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #11,545,068 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Women, Education, and Agency, 1600–2000 (Routledge Research in Gender and History) 1st Edition
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“The theme of women’s agency is inspiring… This collection is a valuable
addition to the Routledge Research in Gender and History series, as well as a
valid assertion of the role of women in educational history.” - Jane McDermid, European History Quarterly
About the Author
Sarah Jane Aiston is a lecturer in the Centre for Learning, Teaching and Research in Higher Education, School of Education, Durham University. She has an interest in the history of women in higher education and has recently published within this field in 20th Century British History, History of Education and Women's History Review.
Maureen Meikle is a senior lecturer in early modern history in the School of Arts, Design, Media & Culture, University of Sunderland. Her research interests include early modern Scottish Women and Queen Anna of Denmark (1574-1619). She edited, with Elizabeth Ewan, Women in Scotland, c. 1100-c, 1750 (2000).
Jean Spence is a lecturer in Community and Youth Work in the School of Applied Social Sciences, Durham University. Her research interests include the history and practice of informal educational approaches, youth work with girls and young women, and gender relations in mining communities. She has recently published in these fields within Women’s History Review; Community, Work and Family, Sociological Research Online, and Youth and Policy. She is a co-editor and contributing author to a series of collected essays published by the National Youth Agency relating to the history of Youth and Community Work.