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ERIC Number: EJ950185
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0046-760X
International Citizenship and the International Federation of University Women before 1939
Goodman, Joyce
History of Education, v40 n6 p701-721 2011
This article explores discursive languages through which leading women in the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) articulated their understandings of world citizenship and looks at what Caroline Spurgeon, the first President of the IFUW, called the "organised training of women to be citizens of the world." The central section focuses on how the IFUW dealt with aspirations of national minorities in relation to dominant IFUW understandings of borders, territories and frontiers. The final sections focus on notions of scientific internationalism as they played out in the IFUW's campaign around the nationality of married women and circulated in the League of Nations. The postscript comments briefly on historical approaches to researching the complexities of the IFUW's engagement in national, international and transnational arenas. (Contains 127 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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