Margaret Thatcher: To be or not to be a woman

  • Campbell B
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Abstract

Margaret Thatcher became the first woman to be elected to lead the Conservative Party in 1975 – UN international year of women. Her leadership and her persona were saturated with the thoroughly gendered politics of the Tory tradition and its encounter with contemporary feminism. Was she a woman premier or was she a premier for women?

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  • Thatcherism
  • feminism
  • gender
  • neoliberalism
  • women

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  • Beatrix Campbell

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