Female Suffrage and Gender Politics in France.

Ades, Anika R.

Abstract: In the industrialized world, states with large Catholic populations have enfranchised women on average 20-30 years later than states that are predominantly Protestant. The prevailing explanation for this phenomenon is largely cultural; Catholic doctrine creates strictly traditional roles for women and creates a culture of female oppression. This paper will show that in the French example... read more

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Undergraduate Honors Theses
Senior honors thesis.
Tufts University. International Relations Program.
Women--France--Social conditions.
Women's rights--France--History.
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