Download PDF by Ellen Warne: Agitate, Educate, Organise, Legislate: Protestant Women's

By Ellen Warne

"After effectively agitating for the vote for girls from the Nineties, Protestant women's firms in Australia started to train girls at a grassroots point on potent methods of utilising political strain on a variety of subject matters and social matters. Positioning their enterprises as non-party-political and break free extra brazenly feminist teams, the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU); the younger Women's Christian organization (YWCA) and the moms' Union attracted girls who have been prepared to paintings for switch, and who have been looking to 'save' the person in addition to the larger society.

those 3 firms sought to agitate on quite a lot of concerns relating to women and girls, connecting with public anxieties and highlighting specific vulnerabilities of women and younger ladies who lived by myself within the urban and had the capability to be exploited within the group. through the Twenties and Thirties those women's teams famous with hindrance the better entry to divorce and contraception within the Soviet Union and the growing to be effect of either Communism and 'Hitlerism' in galvanising youth.

Agitate, teach, Organise, Legislate explores the vibrant debates and anxieties that have been conventional from the Eighteen Nineties to the Thirties and the responses of the foremost women's companies whose management and campaigns stated that—outside of parliament and social gathering politics—women's connection to political issues may be either cutting edge and socially influential."

Show description

Read or Download Agitate, Educate, Organise, Legislate: Protestant Women's Social Action in Post-Suffrage Australia PDF

Similar australian & oceanian history books

Download PDF by Peter Grose: An Awkward Truth: The bombing of Darwin, February 1942

Darwin was once a conflict Australia might relatively overlook. but the japanese assault on 19 February 1942 used to be the 1st wartime attack on Australian soil. the japanese struck with an identical carrier-borne strength that devastated Pearl Harbor in basic terms ten weeks past. there has been a distinction. extra bombs fell on Darwin, extra civilians have been killed, and extra ships have been sunk.

Download PDF by Ian Howie-Willis: A Medical Emergency, Major-General ‘Ginger’ Burston and the

Australian infantrymen and their American Allies gained the land warfare opposed to Japan within the Pacific islands simply because they have been more healthy than their enemies. The troops’ struggling with spirit, their armaments, their naval and air aid and their generals have been definitely key elements within the Allied victory. with out stable future health, notwithstanding, those different elements could were nullified.

Download e-book for kindle: Finding Eliza: Power and Colonial Storytelling by Larissa Behrendt

An important Aboriginal standpoint on colonial storytelling Indigenous attorney and author Larissa Behrendt has lengthy been serious about the tale of Eliza Fraser, who was once purportedly captured by means of the neighborhood Butchulla humans after she used to be shipwrecked on their island in 1836. during this deeply own booklet, Behrendt makes use of Eliza’s story as a place to begin to interrogate how Aboriginal humans – and indigenous humans of alternative international locations – were portrayed of their colonizers’ tales.

Download e-book for iPad: Into Oblivion: The Southern Cloud Enigma by Macarthur Job

On 21 March 1931, the airliner Southern Cloud vanished whereas en direction from Sydney to Melbourne, and the kingdom held its breath as an exhaustive seek used to be carried out all through south-eastern Australia. No hint used to be discovered of the lacking plane or its 8 occupants, and the secret of Australia’s first significant airline catastrophe turned folklore.

Additional resources for Agitate, Educate, Organise, Legislate: Protestant Women's Social Action in Post-Suffrage Australia

Example text

Download PDF sample

Agitate, Educate, Organise, Legislate: Protestant Women's Social Action in Post-Suffrage Australia by Ellen Warne


by Joseph
4.4

Rated 4.63 of 5 – based on 50 votes