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Butler, Josephine Elizabeth Grey 1828-1906

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Works: 645 works in 1,499 publications in 2 languages and 11,448 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Sources  Essays  Biographies  Rules 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor, Correspondent, Translator, Other, Honoree
Classifications: HQ125.G7, B
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The constitution violated : an essay by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( )

21 editions published between 1871 and 2014 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Josephine Elizabeth Butler (1828-1906) was a prominent English feminist who was best known for her controversial campaigns concerning the welfare and civil rights of prostitutes. In 1869 she became the leader of the campaign to limit the extension of the Contagious Diseases Acts. These Acts aimed to control the spread of venereal diseases in the armed forces through mandatory internal examinations and imprisonment for those accused of prostitution. Butler's campaign was instrumental in having the Acts repealed in 1886. This volume, first published anonymously in 1871, explores the legal ramifications of the Acts from a constitutional and feminist viewpoint. Butler denounces the Acts for denying accused women their civil rights, and discusses how repeal, together with universal suffrage and constitutional reform, would prevent this situation from recurring. Butler was one of the first feminists to frame her arguments explicitly through female experiences and this volume illustrates her approach."--Back cover
Personal reminiscences of a great crusade by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

47 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josephine Butler (1828-1906) was a prominent English feminist who was best known for her controversial campaigns concerning the welfare and civil rights of prostitutes. In 1869 she became the leader of the movement to limit the extension of the Contagious Diseases Acts, and was instrumental in having the Acts repealed in 1886. She later became involved in campaigns to stop child trafficking and child prostitution, which led to the age of consent being raised to 16 from 13 in 1885. This volume, first published in 1893, contains Butler's memoirs of her many campaigns. Focusing on the years 1869-1880, Butler explains the political background to the Contagious Diseases Acts, describes the moral and political opposition to the legislation, explores the ideology of the repeal campaign and describes her role. For more information on this author, see http://orlando.cambridge.org/public/svPeople?person_id=butljo
Woman's work and woman's culture : a series of essays by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( )

28 editions published between 1869 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A number of men and women contributed these essays on suffrage, the legal aspects of marriage, and women and education
Recollections of George Butler by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

24 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legislative restrictions on the industry of women : considered from the women's point of view by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

10 editions published between 1873 and 1874 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catharine of Siena : a biography by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

28 editions published between 1878 and 2012 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Godiva, a dialogue : a letter to the International Convention of Women at Washington. March 1888 by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( )

7 editions published in 1888 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sursum corda. Annual address to the Ladies' National Association by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( )

9 editions published in 1871 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truth before everything by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( )

7 editions published between 1897 and 2003 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerns the views and motives of those working for "purity" and against the state regulation of prostitution
The new abolitionists : a narrative of a year's work : being an account of the mission undertaken to the continent of Europe by Mrs. Josephine E. Butler, and of the events subsequent thereupon by International Abolitionist Federation( )

5 editions published in 1876 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Souvenirs & pensées by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

8 editions published in 1908 in French and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Queen's daughters in India by Elizabeth (Wheeler) Andrew( )

13 editions published between 1898 and 2007 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Contagious Diseases Acts were an attempt by the British government to license prostitutes and to control venereal diseases. This book attacks these Acts as applied in India, defining them as ineffective and as an outrage to women
Sex, gender, and religion : Josephine Butler revisited by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josephine Butler, 1828-1906 spearheaded campaigns against state regulation of prostitution. A gifted platform speaker, she enthused a variety of British and European audiences, and wrote abundantly about her cause. Contributors revisit Butler after the end of the twentieth century, where she has been fêted, forgotten, and then rediscovered as reformer, mystic, and feminist. Firmly locating Butler within her context, the book breaks new ground by focusing on the role of religion in her life and work, and on Butler as (auto)biographer, writing her own self as she writes her campaign
The education and employment of women by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( )

9 editions published between 1868 and 2002 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doomed iniquity ; an authoritative condemnation of state regulation of vice from France, Germany and Belgium by Association for Moral and Social Hygiene( )

4 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take warning! by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( )

2 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir of John Grey of Dilston by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( )

14 editions published between 1869 and 2010 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Native races and the war by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( )

13 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Jean Frederic Oberlin, pastor of the Ban de la Roche by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

16 editions published between 1882 and 2010 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josephine Butler and the prostitution campaigns : diseases of the body politic by Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third volume in this collection contains articles, letters and lectures given by Josephine Butler about the prostitution question in the UK since 1875
 
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Sex, gender, and religion : Josephine Butler revisited
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Personal reminiscences of a great crusadeWoman's work and woman's culture : a series of essaysThe Queen's daughters in IndiaSex, gender, and religion : Josephine Butler revisitedNative races and the warJosephine Butler and the prostitution campaigns : diseases of the body politicJosephine Butler
Alternative Names
Author of the "Memoir of John Grey of Dilston 1828-1906

Butler, J.E. 1828-1906

Butler, Josefine 1828-1906

Butler, Joséphine 1828-1906

Butler, Josephine E.

Butler Josephine E. 1828-1906

Butler, Josephine Elizabeth.

Butler Josephine Elizabeth 1828-1906

Butler, Josephine Elizabeth Grey.

Butler Josephine Elizabeth Grey 1828-1906

Butler Józefina

English mother 1828-1906

Grey Butler, Josephine Elizabeth 1828-1906

Grey, Josephine E.

Josephine Butler britische Feministin und Leitfigur in der Kampagne gegen die Contagious Diseases Acts

Josephine Butler Brits maatschappelijk werkster (1828-1906)

Josephine Butler femminista britannica

Josephine Elizabeth Butler britská feministka

Josephine Elizabeth Butlerová britská feministka

"Memoir of John Grey of Dilston, Author of the 1828-1906

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Languages
English (385)

French (9)