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A woman in law : reflections on gender, class and politics

Author: Celia Wells
Publisher: Hook, Hampshire : Waterside Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A frank and revealing account which distils the essence of women's career challenges and highlights the issues women continue to face.
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Wells, Celia.
Woman in law.
Hook, Hampshire : Waterside Press, 2019
(OCoLC)1110136709
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Celia Wells
ISBN: 9781910979785 1910979783
OCLC Number: 1121609455
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Copyright and publication details; Table of Contents; Foreword; About the author; The author of the Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; My father and mother, Ted and Muriel Faulkner early-1940s.; My sister Barbara, me, my father and my brother Brian in Eype, Dorset, circa 1957.; The first Shop Stewards' Committee at Radiators (a section of Morris Motors), c.1942.; With my sister at Eype's Mouth, Dorset, circa 1959.; Henry Savery's tombstone on the Isle of the Dead, Port Arthur.; My family tree.; Wills Memorial Building, University of Bristol. Progeny of William Strode, 1562-1637, my great grandfather times ten, St Marys Church, Plympton. His fifth daughter Juliana 1593-1627 was my great grandmother times nine. Portrait believed to be of Elizabeth Seymour (my great grandmother times 12), attributed to Holbein.; My brother Brian, c. 1958.; The Carritts' wooden chalet at Eype's Mouth.; Me with my father, mother, brother and sister, published in the Oxford Mail 1958 reporting Ted's state scholarship to study at UCNS.; The Wantage great aunts --
Mary, Bridget (Bill) and Sybil Kent.; Cutteslowe Wall.; Blue plaque commemorating the wall. Ted at his graduation in 1961. Middle row, far left. Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.; Sugar Loaf Mountain (Mynydd Pen-y-fâl) from Skirrid (Ysgyryd Fawr).; Women Presidents of the Society of Legal Scholars 1997-2008: Margot Brazier (1997-8), Fiona Cownie (2008-9), Celia Wells (2006-7) and Sarah Worthington (2007-8).; At the Buckingham Palace Investiture, with Alice and Lydia, December 2006.; Dedication; Introduction; The Accidental Communists; Getting Started; Class, Gender and Politics; Families --
My Bigamous Grandmother; Savery v King; Social and Economic Transitions Communism and the Carritt Connection'The Party the Party'; After the War; The Not So Secret Life of a Seven-year-old; Town and Gown; Life, Law and Feminism; Becoming a Woman; Becoming a Law Professor; Law and Life; A Woman Law Professor; Collisions --
Expectations, Enabling and Endings; Destructive and disordered behaviours; My eulogy at Derek's funeral; Where Did I Come From? To Oxford via Wolf Hall, St Pancras and Essex; References and bibliography; Appendix I: Women Law Professors --
Negotiating and Transcending Gender Identities at Work Appendix II: The Decline and Rise of English Murder: Corporate Crime and Individual ResponsibilityIndex; Back cover
Responsibility: Celia Wells ; with a foreword by Nicola Lacey.

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