Further reading

Beyond legal research, blogs and news relating to gender law, there are many other resources for those interested in finding out more about women's right to vote, the suffrage movement and role in parliament.

Online Resources

Bibliographic database from the Inter-Parliamentary Union: Women in Politics

Portal for research into and sources for Women's History: Genesis 

Online course: Beyond the Ballot: Women’s Rights and Suffrage from 1866 to Today


Elizabeth Crawford, 'The Women's Suffrage Movement' (Routledge, 2000)

June Purvis and Sandra Holton (eds), 'Votes for women' (Routledge, 1999)

Andrew Rosen, 'Rise Up Women!' (Routledge and Kegan Paul, Law Book Company, 1974)

Martin Pugh, 'The March of the Women' (OUP, 2000)

June Purvis, 'Emmeline Pankhurst: a biography' (Routledge 2002)

Leslie Parker Hume, 'The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies 1897-1914' (Garland, 1982)

Jill Liddington and Jill Norris, 'One Hand Tied Behind Us', 2nd ed (Rivers Oram Press, 2000)

Brian Harrison, 'Separate Spheres: the Opposition to Women's Suffrage in Britain' (Holmes & Meier, 1978)

Constance Rover, 'Women's Suffrage and Party Politics in Britain 1866-1914' (Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1967)

Research papers

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