‘Glorious Auxiliaries’? Gender, Participation, and Subordination in the Chartist Movement (1838–1851)

Author: Emmanuelle MourneThis is the abstract of an article published in Labour History Review (2020), 85, (1), 7–32. Find out more. In his famous poem ‘Woman’s Mission’, published in 1856, Chartist leader William Lovett extolled the moral virtues of women not only for the care of their families but also for society in general. At the heart of Lovett’s political strategy was an ambitious educational programme … Continue reading ‘Glorious Auxiliaries’? Gender, Participation, and Subordination in the Chartist Movement (1838–1851)

2019 SSLH Postgraduate Essay Prize winner announced

Calum Aikman, winner of the society’s Annual LHR Postgraduate Essay prize, had his article published in Labour History Review. The article is entitled “From Labourism to Thatcherism: Stephen Haseler and the Social Democratic Alliance”. It is available here. Photo: Chair of the Society of the Study of Labour History, Joan Allen, handing over the cheque associated with the prize. Continue reading 2019 SSLH Postgraduate Essay Prize winner announced