" No fit place for women"? : women in New South Wales politics 1856-2006 / edited by Deborah Brennan and Louise Chappell.

By: Brennan, DeborahContributor(s): Brennan, Deborah | Chappell, Louise A, 1966-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
Contents:
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.
Summary: Focusing on women in NSW politics, this includes an analysis of women's role in NSW Parliament, political parties, and the public sector.
List(s) this item appears in: Women's Suffrage: Stage 6 History Women's Movements
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Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book Jessie Street National Women's Library
328.9440082 BRE (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available for reference in the library and ILL (Available for research in the library) 67532

Includes index.

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.

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