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Author Hinton, James.
Title Women, social leadership, and the Second World War : continuities of class / James Hinton.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.

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Subject Women's Voluntary Services for Civil Defence (Great Britain)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Great Britain.
Social classes -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Alt Name Ohio Library and Information Network.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 267 pages)
Access Available to OhioLINK libraries.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-262) and index.
Summary Questioning the view that World War II served to democratize English society, James Hinton shows how the war enabled middle-class social leaders to reinforce their claims to authority.
Contents Title Page; Preface; Contents; Abbreviations; 1: Introduction; Part I; 2: Lady Reading and Women's Voluntary Services; 3: Colonizing the Urban Public Sphere; 4: Integrating the Working Class; 5: Discipline and Charm; 6: Coalfield; 7: Rural England; Part II; 8: Uncertain Future; 9: Our Towns; 10: Home Helps; 11: Women's Voluntary Services and the Voluntary Sector; 12: Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0199243298 (Cloth)
9780199243297
9780191514265
0191514268
1280446552
9781280446559
OCLC # 252556022
Additional Format Print version: Hinton, James. Women, social leadership, and the Second World War. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002 (DLC) 2002192550.