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Feminism, marriage, and the law in Victorian England

Mary Lyndon Shanley

Feminism, marriage, and the law in Victorian England

by Mary Lyndon Shanley

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Married women -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Marriage law -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Marital property -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Feminism -- Great Britain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMary Lyndon Shanley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKD758
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22416269M
    ISBN 10069107819X

      Maeve E. Doggett, Marriage, Wife-Beating and the Law in Victorian England (South Carolina UP, ), pp., $ cloth. In , the English Court of Appeal decided the case of Regina v. Jackson. In unequivocal language, the court swept away the legal right of a husband to imprison his wife. vice and feminist virtue: feminism and the politics of prostitution in 19th-centur Historyy Britain', Workshop Journal, xm () 77—93, P;. Levine Feminist, lives in Victorian England: private roles and public commitment (Oxford, ), pp. 94— S. Jeffreys;, The spinster and her enemies: feminism .

    Marital rape or spousal rape is the act of sexual intercourse with one's spouse without the spouse's lack of consent is the essential element and need not involve physical violence. Marital rape is considered a form of domestic violence and sexual gh, historically, sexual intercourse within marriage was regarded as a right of spouses, engaging in the act without the. This chapter examines the history of the feminist movement and the woman question in early Victorian England. The recognition among contemporary scholars of the complexity of social and sexual changes in the 18th and early 19th centuries has been accompanied by a far more critical analysis of the relationship between the Enlightenment and the emancipation of women.

    Feminism, Marriage and the Law in Victorian England, – By Mary Lyndon Shanley. Princeton: Princeton University Press, p. $ - Volume 84 Issue 4 - Marion Smiley. Books 1. Feminism, Marriage, and the Law in Victorian England, Mary Lyndon Shanley. Bridging the fields of political theory and history, this comprehensive study of Victorian reforms in marriage law reshapes our understanding of the feminist movement of that period.


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