Gender: Identity and Social Change

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Gender: Identity and Social Change offers three centuries of primary source material drawn from across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia. From traditional constructions of femininity and masculinity, to the struggle for women’s rights and the emergence of the men’s movement, this resource documents three centuries of expansive developments in gender roles and relations.

Key Themes:

  • Women’s suffrage
  • Feminism
  • The men’s movement
  • Employment and labor
  • Organizations, associations and societies
  • Education and training
  • Government and politics
  • Legislation and legal cases
  • The body
  • Sex and sexuality
  • Conduct and politeness
  • Domesticity and the family
  • Leisure and entertainment

Provider: Adam Matthew
Coverage: 19th to 21st centuries