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Rowbotham, Sheila

Overview
Works: 120 works in 763 publications in 11 languages and 18,144 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Records and correspondence  Case studies  Drama  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Compiler
Classifications: HQ1154, 305.42
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Most widely held works by Sheila Rowbotham
Women encounter technology : changing patterns of employment in the Third World by Swasti Mitter( )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 2,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays explores the effects of information technology on women's employment and the nature of women's work in the third world. Contributors discuss the challenges faced by women, along with their responses and organizing strategies, as they adjust to new technologies in less affluent communities. Also outlined are the roles that family, ideology, state policies and trade union structures can play in distributing information technology-related employment among women and men. Particular chapters highlight differences in the interests and needs of different groups of women, challenging the concept of a monolithic, specifically feminine vision of technology and science. The book provides a critique of postmodernism and ecofeminism and suggests ways in which modern technologies could promote gender equality in the developing world
Hidden from history; 300 years of women's oppression and the fight against it by Sheila Rowbotham( )

75 editions published between 1973 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 1,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1e dr. 1973
Women, resistance, and revolution; a history of women and revolution in the modern world by Sheila Rowbotham( Book )

92 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: This classic book provides a historical overview of feminist strands among the modern revolutionary movements of Russia, China and the Third World. Sheila Rowbotham shows how women rose against the dual challenges of an unjust state system and social-sexual prejudice. Women, Resistance and Revolution is an invaluable historical study, as well as a trove of anecdote and example fit to inspire today's generation of feminist thinkers and activists
A century of women : the history of women in Britain and the United States by Sheila Rowbotham( Book )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rowbotham charts the remarkable changes and interchanges in the lives of British and American women in the last hundred years, encompassing the multitude of events that become daily news along with submerged personal experiences
Hidden from history; rediscovering women in history from the 17th century to the present by Sheila Rowbotham( Book )

23 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material on birth control, feminism, and the socialist movement
Woman's consciousness, man's world by Sheila Rowbotham( Book )

67 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the defenses and deceptions in appearance and behavior developed by animals to facilitate their survival
Dreamers of a new day : women who invented the twentieth century by Sheila Rowbotham( Book )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amid the growth of globalized trade, mass production, immigration and urban slums that dominated the period from the 1880s to the onset of the First World War, an awakening was taking place among American and British women. Across the Atlantic and across political boundaries -- anarchists to liberals, feminists and non-feminists -- female pioneers shared a sense that social change was possible, and acted upon that belief. Dreamers of a New Day explores a period, from the belle époque to the roaring twenties, when women overturned social norms and assumptions as they struggled to define themselves as individuals. Forming broad coalitions and movements, they transformed the conditions of their own lives, decades before the intellectuals of the 1960s conceptualized "everyday life" as an arena for radical activity. Drawing on a wealth of original research, Sheila Rowbotham has written a groundbreaking new history examining how women came to be modern. Challenging existing conceptions of citizenship and culture, from ethical living to consumerism, sexuality to democracy, these dreamers shaped many of the issues that remain at the forefront of twenty-first-century life."--Jacket
The past is before us : feminism in action since the 1960s by Sheila Rowbotham( Book )

27 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in movement : feminism and social action by Sheila Rowbotham( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Persian and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in 1992, this book is an historical introduction to a wide range of women's movements from the late eighteenth-century to the date of its publication. It describes economic, social and political ideas which have inspired women to organize, not only in Europe and North America, but also in the Third World. Sheila Rowbotham outlines a long history of women's challenges to the gender bias in political and economical concepts. She shows women laying claim to rights and citizenship, while contesting male definitions of their scope, and seeking to enlarge the meaning of economy through action around consumption and production, environmental protests and welfare projects." -- Provided by publisher
Friends of Alice Wheeldon by Sheila Rowbotham( )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dignity and daily bread : new forms of economic organising among poor women in the Third World and the First by Sheila Rowbotham( Book )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Dutiful daughters : women talk about their lives by Jean McCrindle( Book )

20 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvia Pankhurst : sexual politics and political activism by Barbara Winslow( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study brings to light Sylvia Pankhurst's political involvement in the Suffrage, working class and socialist movements. It is intended for undergraduate courses in women's studies
Beyond the fragments : feminism and the making of socialism by Sheila Rowbotham( Book )

41 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The last decade has seen the women's movement gain strength among all classes of society. At the same time, the left has too often floundered, as fragmented groups of party liberals and leftists struggle against a growing right-wing trend. There's an important reason for all of this, say the authors. It lies in the very different structure of the women's movement as compared to that of most socialist organizations. This book shows what the left must learn if it is to become an effective force for grassroots change."--
Women resist globalization : mobilizing for livelihood and rights( Book )

13 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholars and organizers record and analyse women's grassroots activism in two key areas: claims to livelihood and human rights. [back cover]
The daughters of Karl Marx : family correspondence, 1866-1898 by Jenny Marx Longuet( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters of Jenny Marx Longuet, Laura Marx Lafargue, and Eleanor Marx Aveling. Translation of: Les filles de Karl Marx."A Helen and Kurt Wolff book." Includes bibliographical references and index
Edward Carpenter : a life of liberty and love by Sheila Rowbotham( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challenging both capitalism and the values of Western civilization, Edward Carpenter had an extraordinary impact on the cultural and political landscape of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This book situates Carpenter's life and thought in relation to the social, aesthetic and intellectual movements of the day
A new world for women : Stella Browne, socialist feminist by Sheila Rowbotham( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aandacht voor werk en leven van Stella Browne (1936-1955), een socialistisch feministe die opkwam voor recht op abortus, contraceptie en het recht van vrouwen om te beschikken over eigen lichaam
Dreams and dilemmas : collected writings by Sheila Rowbotham( Book )

9 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socialism and the new life : the personal and sexual politics of Edward Carpenter and Havelock Ellis by Sheila Rowbotham( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Women encounter technology : changing patterns of employment in the Third World
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Hidden from history; 300 years of women's oppression and the fight against itA century of women : the history of women in Britain and the United StatesDreamers of a new day : women who invented the twentieth centuryWomen in movement : feminism and social actionFriends of Alice WheeldonDignity and daily bread : new forms of economic organising among poor women in the Third World and the FirstSylvia Pankhurst : sexual politics and political activismWomen resist globalization : mobilizing for livelihood and rightsEdward Carpenter : a life of liberty and love
Alternative Names
Rowbotham, Sheila

Rowbotham, Sheila 1943-

Sheila Rowbotham brita sociologino

Sheila Rowbotham britische Soziologin und sozialistische Feministin

Sheila Rowbotham British feminist

Sheila Rowbotham Brits historica

Sheila Rowbotham historienne britannique

شيلا روبتهام، 1943-

로보섬, 실라

ローバトム, シーラ

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