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What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

| October 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract Equal opportunity for men and women is a divisive global topic, and one that inspires political campaigning worldwide. In Western Nations, major steps were taken towards gender equality in the 20th century. However there are numerous milestones in both law and cultural perception that can be attributed as steps towards gender equality. By looking […]

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Main reasons for Drive towards Equality in Men and Women

Main reasons for Drive towards Equality in Men and Women

| October 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract  The 20th Century saw great advances in equality politics between men and women, particularly in the Western world. These reforms must have had political triggers, but what were the key drivers towards equal opportunities? This essay will argue that reform in Britain was the result of previous political action in the 19th Century, accompanied […]

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What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract At the beginning of the 20th century women in Britain were in an inferior position to men in virtually all walks of life. The actions of individuals had a major impact on the development of equal opportunities for women. The two world wars gave many women their first experience of ‘men’s work’. The new […]

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Key Drivers for Equal Opportunities for Men and Women

Key Drivers for Equal Opportunities for Men and Women

| October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract: This essay looks at the struggle for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century. Driven primarily by unequal opportunities and artificial gender roles, the 20th Century was a period for reimagining and redefining women’s role in the labour force, in politics, and at home. Looking at three major factors: labour, vote, and […]

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What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

| October 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

This essay will discuss the transcendence of nineteenth century thinking towards a twentieth century that revolutionised what it meant to be a citizen of equal opportunities. An initial focus will be on the impact of the world wars, (1914-1919 – 1939-1945) as a catalyst of opportunity for women, a plausible beginning to cultural change. The […]

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What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

What were the key drivers for equal opportunities for men and women during the 20th Century?

| September 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Although it is inaccurate to describe the century as a straightforward story of progressive reform, it is clear to see how underlying themes fuelled the drivers for equal opportunities. The drivers being governmental legislation granting opportunities to women that brought about profound changes in perception and attitude. The three key drivers I will focus on […]

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