The Politics of Women’s Suffrage edited by Alexandra Hughes-Johnson and Lyndsey Jenkins. A new open-access book from the School of Advanced study, University of London. Download the full text which focuses on grassroots activism in the broadest sense including both local and international efforts and different forms of campaigns for the vote including education.
An online exhibition from the University of Utah It includes examples of 20th century pamphlets, posters and literary magazines from radical socialist and workers organisations.
Alternative pathways into higher education is an extensive free list curated by Newcastle University Australia It includes sections on widening participation and social justice. There are extensive detailed annotations. Most articles were published in 2010 or afterwards. While the main focus is Australia it also covers some materials published in UK and News Zealand. Also […]
The latest report from the Child Poverty |Action group gives the figures for raising a child to age 18, based on what the public thinks is a minimum standard of living. The overall cost (including rent and childcare) is £150,753 for a couple and £183,335 for a lone parent. Many parents are seen to struggle […]
Official results from the Australian Bureau of statistics of the postal survey. Explanation of the process. And commentary from the Sydney Morning Herald news.
A really useful listing from Access to Mideast and Islamic Resources (AMIR) blog which draws together in one place an A-Z listing of links to news resources that can be difficult to trace via other means. It lists over 200 titles arranged by country of origin. Other good sources of historic newspapers it is worth […]
Australian government launch new web archive The Australian Government Web Archive is a new site launched by the National Library of Australia. It complements the Library’s long established PANDORA Archive. The AGWA is a collection of Commonwealth Government websites dating from June 2011. Selected older government web content will continue to be found on the […]
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Freely available on National Australian web service, Trove: http://trove.nla.gov.au/aww This title has one of the largest circulations of popular women’s magazines in Australia. Its archive is of great relevance for students and researchers of social history as it includes colour images and contemporary advertising. Which are fascinating for tracing women’s history, advertising and popular culture […]