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King's College of Household and Social Science and the household science movement in English higher education, c. 1908-1939

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This thesis is an account of the 'household and social science' course opened at King's College for Women in 1908 and its evolution up to 1939. The course was a significant departure for women's higher education in England as it was the first attempt to define a special university discipline based upon women's 'domestic' roles. However, historical accounts of women's higher education have either ignored or dismissed it, largely because of the predominance of'separate spheres' analyses in ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Modern History
Publication date:
1994
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602327107
URN:
uuid:ab86830a-8703-4d12-ac88-c3020a9eb7ef
Local pid:
td:602327107

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