Precarious Professionals

Gender, Identities and Social Change in Modern Britain

Edited by Heidi Egginton and Zoë Thomas

Precarious Professionals

Edited by Heidi Egginton and Zoë Thomas

Distributed for University of London Press

300 pages | 9 1/4 x 6 1/4
Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9781912702602 Will Publish April 2021
Contents
Introduction
Heidi Egginton and Zoë Thomas

1. Anna Jameson and the Claims of Art Criticism in Nineteenth Century England
Benjamin Dabby

2. Women, Science and Professional Identity, c. 1860-1914
Claire Jones

3. Brother barristers: Masculinity and the Culture of the Victorian Bar
Ren Pepitone

4. Legal Paperwork and Public Policy: Eliza Orme’s Professional Expertise in Late-Victorian Britain
Leslie Howsam

5. Marriage and Metalwork: Gender and Professional Status in Edith and Nelson Dawson’s Arts and Crafts Partnership
Zoë Thomas

6 ‘Giggling Adolescents’ to Refugees, Bullets, and Wolves: Francesca Wilson Finds a Profession
Ellen Ross

7. Women at Work in the League Secretariat
Susan Pedersen

8. Ninette de Valois and the Transformation of Early-Twentieth Century British Ballet
Laura Quinton

9. Archives, Autobiography, and the Professional Woman: The Personal Papers of Mary Agnes Hamilton
Heidi Egginton

10. Women Historians in the Twentieth Century
Laura Carter

11. Feminism, Selfhood, and Social Research: Professional Women’s
Organisations in 1960s Britain
Helen McCarthy

12. The ‘Spotting a Homosexual Checklist’: Masculinity, Homosexuality, and the British Foreign Office, 1965-1970
James Southern

Afterword
Christina de Bellaigue
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