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Gendered Money free pdf As economic citizenship was a pre-condition of full citizenship, the lack of economic autonomy was an important motivation during the early stages of the women's movement. Independent of their class background, women had less access to not only financial resources but also social and cultural capital, i.e., member's commitment. Resources are therefore of particular interest from a gender perspective, and this book sheds light on the importance of resources for women's struggles for political rights. Highlighting the financial strategies of the first wave of Swedish middle-class and socialist women's movements and comparing them with similar organizations in Germany, England, and Canada, the authors show the importance of class, gender, age, and the national context, offering a valuable contribution to the discussion of resource mobilization theories in the context of social movements.

About Pernilla Jonsson

Pernilla Jonsson is Associate Professor in economic history and is currently working at The Swedish National Audit Office. She has been a researcher at the Department of Economic History at Uppsala University, Sweden Her research deals with the influence of resources, financial strategies, and international networks on organizing and goal achievements in the first-wave women's movement. She has also published on gender and the social reproduction of Swedish elites, as well as industrialization and marketing in 19thcentury Sweden. Silke Neunsinger is Associate Professor in economic history and Coordinator of Research at the Labour Movement Archives and Library in Stockholm. She and has been a researcher in the Department of Economic History, the Centre for Feminist research, and the Department of History at Uppsala University, Sweden. Her research deals with women's right in the labor market, women in international and transnational social movements, and the global history of consumer cooperatives. She has also worked and published on methodological issues and comparative history.

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Author : Pernilla Jonsson
Publisher : Berghahn Books
Data Published : 13 January 2012
ISBN : 0857452711
EAN : 9780857452719
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 284 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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