Turns and twists in Histories of women's education

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Sue Anderson-Faithful is a member of the Centre for History of Women's Education at the University of Winchester. A Senior Lecturer in the Institute of Education, Faculty of Education, Heath and Social Care she teaches history and the pedagogy of history. Her research interests are in the history of women's education, women's activism realised through networks, organisations and philanthropy notably the Mothers' Union and Girls' Friendly Society, in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. She is a joint editor of the History of Education Researcher and author of Mary Sumner, Mission, Education and Motherhood: Thinking a Life with Bourdieu. Joyce Goodman is Professor of History of Education at The University of Winchester UK and a member of the Centre for the History of Women's Education. Her current research explores how women's work in and for education during the interwar period intersected with internationalism and empire, particularly through entanglements of women's international and regional organisations, schooling and higher education. She is currently writing a book provisional entitled Women Comparative Educators and Social Change, 1834–1960. Her previous books include Girls' Secondary Education in the Western World (Palgrave, 2014 pbk), edited with James Albisetti and Rebecca Rogers; Women and Education: Major Themes in Education (Routledge, 2011, 4 volumes), edited with Jane Martin; and Social Change in the History of Education: The British Experience in International Context (Routledge, 2008), edited with Gary McCulloch and William Richardson. Joyce is an honorary member of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education (ISCHE) and an honorary member of Network 17 of the European Educational Research Association (EERA). For her publications see www.joycegoodman.org.uk
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)363-376
JournalWomen's History Review
Publication statusPublished - 3 May 2019


  • women's histories
  • education

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