" No fit place for women"? : women in New South Wales politics 1856-2006 / edited by Deborah Brennan and Louise Chappell.Publication details: Sydney : UNSW Press, 2006Description: xii, 289 p. : ill., ports. ; 26 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780868409641; 0868409642 :Other title: Women in New South Wales politics, 1856-2006Subject(s): Women -- Political activity | Politische Beteiligung | Women in politics -- New South Wales -- History | Women -- Political activity -- Australia -- New South Wales | Women -- Political activity -- Australia -- New South Wales -- History | Women -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Political activity | Politikerin | Frau | Women -- Political activity -- New South Wales -- History | Women -- New South Wales -- Political activity | Neusüdwales | New South Wales | New South Wales -- Politics and government | Elections, referenda & suffrage (Australia) | Women's studies (Australia)Genre/Form: History.DDC classification: 328.9440082 Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents only | Contributor biographical information
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Bibliography: p. 250-274.
Introduction: Gender and NSW politics / Deborah Brennan and Louise Chappell -- 1. Women in the "Mother Parliament": inaugural impressions / Deborah Brennan -- 2. "Handed on a plate" and other misconceptions: women's suffrage in New South Wales / Jenny Donovan -- 3. Contested representations of women in NSW politics / Janet Ramsay -- 4. "Never made to follow, never born to lead": women in the NSW ALP / Rebecca Huntley and Janet Ramsay -- 5. Women in the NSW Coalition parties / Don Harwin and Jenny Gardiner -- 6. Transforming parliament? Independent and minor party women in NSW politics / Ariadne Vromen, Anika Gauja and Rodney Smith -- 7. Working from within: women in the NSW bureaucracy / Louise Chappell -- 8. Working from the outside in: NSW women's advisory committees / Sue Goodwin -- 9. Generations of advocacy / Marian Sawer, Jasmina Brankovich and Gail Radford -- 10. Outsiders among outsiders: young women in NSW politics / Sarah Maddison -- Appendix. Women in NSW Parliament.
Focusing on women in NSW politics, this includes an analysis of women's role in NSW Parliament, political parties, and the public sector.