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The Unexpurgated Case Against Woman Suffrage

Auhtor: Almroth Wright

Language: english

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Review by M. Erb, June 2010


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Summary of the Book 'The Unexpurgated Case Against Woman Suffrage':

The Unexpurgated Case Against Woman Suffrage by Almroth E Wright. The suffragist woman when she is the kind of woman who piques herself upon her ethical impulses will even when she is intellectually very poorly equipped and there is no imprint of altruism upon her life assure you that nothing except the moral influence of woman exerted through the legislation which her practical mind would be capable of initiating will ever avail to abate existing social evils and to effect the moral redemption of the world.

Excerpts from the Book 'The Unexpurgated Case Against Woman Suffrage':


... MENTAL OUTLOOK AND PROGRAMME OF THE FEMALE LEGISLATIVE REFORMER The suffragist woman, when she is the kind of woman who piques herself ...
... evil that good may come has relation only to breaking for idealistic purposes moral laws of higher obligation.) She will then go back upon that ...
... the suffrage movement has as its avowed ulterior object the abrogation of all distinctions which depend upon sex and the achievement of the economic ...
... and woman belong to different intellectual castes, we come now to the question as to whether it is man who is selfish when he excludes women from ...
... This last is the fire which sets a light to all the inflammable material. [1] Vide footnote, p. 138. It would be quite out of question ...
... of these women is not very different from that of the ordinary suffragist woman. (b) There file past next a class of women who have all ...
... must be for woman immorality. So far as I have seen, no one in this controversy has laid his finger upon the essential point in the relations ...
... and most degraded of his own sex, withholds it from even the noblest woman in England. When that excited and somewhat pathetic appeal ...
... which supply the premisses for his reasonings. Though this might perhaps to the reader appear an impractical ideal, I would propose ...
... reckless of all considerations of public expediency. The second is that very curious type of man, who when it is suggested in his hearing ...
... which must be kept in mind in connexion with the writings of Mill. It was the special characteristic of the man to set out to tackle concrete ...
... [at first] a socialist then a woman suffragist then a philo-native, negrophil, and an advocate of the political rights of natives and negroes ...
... case for [a] resort to violence, collapses. And if it does collapse, this is one of those things that carries consequences. It would beseem ...
... it would be a mind which had learned absolutely nothing from experience. But I hear the reader interpose, Is there not a grave danger ...
... well rewards study. It is worth study from the suffragist point of view, because it is the one great injury under which all others are subsumed. ...
... best, know better than any man, what is wrong with you. Here are all the medicines and remedies. Make your own selection, for that will assuredly ...
... force. Regarded from this point of view a Woman's Suffrage measure stands on an absolutely different basis to any other extension of ...
... is the superior of the ordinary man. These results are arrived at by fixing the attention upon the fact that an ordinary man and an ordinary ...
... to him a matter of concern that the law shall be established upon classifications which are just (in the sense of being conformable to public advantage) ...
... law at the Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations, and was formerly a senior lawyer with the... >>read more<