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Response to Review of A Critical Woman: Barbara Wootton, Social Science and Public Policy in the Twentieth Century

As Margaretta Jolly notes, Barbara Wootton defied easy plotting. That is one reason why telling a (not the) story of her life was so fascinating. It is also perhaps why some reviewers have struggled with the book. A Critical Woman is not recognisable as feminist hagiography, nor as conventional great man/woman biography, and its revelationsContinue reading “Response to Review of A Critical Woman: Barbara Wootton, Social Science and Public Policy in the Twentieth Century”