- Title: Women in Irish Society since 1800: An entry from Macmillan Reference USA's Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture
- Author: Caitriona Clear
- Released: 0000-00-00
- Pages: 0
- ASIN: B001SCJHVC
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Three distinct trajectories of change can be traced in the lives of women in Ireland over these two centuries. The first and most important area of change, as far as numbers were concerned, is the shifting relationship of women to the house as a site of unpaid or paid work. The second area encompasses the occupational and educational changes that began in the early nineteenth century. The third relates to women's involvement in movements for political change, including the feminist movement....