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Download e-book for iPad: A Critical Woman: Barbara Wootton, Social Science and Public by Ann Oakley

By Ann Oakley

ISBN-10: 1849664684

ISBN-13: 9781849664684

Barbara Wootton used to be one of many amazing public figures of the 20th century. She used to be a good social scientist, an architect of the welfare nation, an iconoclast who challenged traditional wisdoms and the 1st girl to take a seat at the Woolsack in the home of Lords.

Ann Oakley has written a desirable and hugely readable account of the lifestyles and paintings of this singular lady, however the booklet is going a lot additional. it's an engaged account of the making of British social coverage at a severe interval visible in the course of the lens of the lifestyles and paintings of a pivotal determine. Oakley tells a narrative concerning the intersections of the general public and the personal and concerning the method her subject's existence opened up inside, used to be formed by means of, and helped to form a selected social and highbrow context.

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