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Keith Hodgson

and the State (London, 2005) pp. 6–26; Linehan, British Fascism p. 44; Renton, D. Fascism, Anti-Fascism p. 12. Cited in Workers’ Dreadnought (18/6/21), p. 3. Ibid. (9/9/22), p. 4. Cited in Behan, Resistible Rise p. 50. The Daily Herald (4/11/22), actually carried an advertisement for the march, though, as a commercial paper, advertising was prominent and the decision to accept it was unlikely to have been sanctioned by the Labour hierarchy.The WSF’s blanket condemnation is in Workers’ Dreadnought (11/11/22), p. 1. The early 1920s saw the formation of several more

in Fighting fascism
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Lifting the veil of ‘Inchantment’
Jennie Batchelor

/unproductive/reproductive labour hierarchy suggested by The Wealth of Nations, Smith, I suggest, looked back to the Lockean paradigm of labour as self-ownership. As a femme couverte, the wife of a debtor and mother to children defrauded of their inheritance, Smith found in the labour theory of value, I suggest, a means to self-possession through authorship that eluded her in life. If Smith’s engagement with questions surrounding female labour and value tells a very personal story, then in Wollstonecraft’s case the question of women’s work is very much a public concern, the negotiation of which

in Women’s work
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The left and welfare state nationalism
Sivamohan Valluvan

thoroughly unflattering Renan passage dug out by Césaire when he excoriates the brutal labour hierarchies that colonial registers of racialisation were able to conjure, conceptions that Césaire rightly insisted were as likely to be subscribed to by scholarly ‘humanists’ like Renan as by more militant merchants of imperial civilisationism. Indeed, as Césaire asks when sardonically pondering the provenance of the following passage: ‘Hitler? Rosenberg? No, Renan.’ The regeneration of the inferior or degenerate races by the superior races is part of the providential order of

in The clamour of nationalism
Paul Kelemen

their power depended on keeping the Arab masses in a state of backwardness. Referring to the armed clashes of 1920–1921 between Arabs and Jews in Jaffa and Jerusalem, he asserted that the Arabs had no right to ‘prohibit the approach of other land and work seeking people to soil which is lying idle’.21 These were to become familiar themes in Labour Zionist propaganda that Poale Zion propagated in Britain. The party members were active in a few constituency Labour parties but the focus of their activity was to establish friendly relations with the Labour hierarchy. At

in The British left and Zionism
Kimberly Lamm

of the body – and makes ‘maternal femininity’ a discursive positioning in language, a composite of other people’s words. This de-essentialisation could make it possible to represent motherhood as more than the core of women’s identities. Motherhood could become a discursive position within labour hierarchies that could be seen across the lines of racial and class difference. This possibility is something Mulvey’s work in feminist film theory and feminist experimental cinema, the subject of Chapter 6, also suggests. Mulvey’s focus on the collaborative dimensions of

in Addressing the other woman
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Mapping the contours of the British World
Kent Fedorowich and Andrew S. Thompson

and Globalisation ; M. Harper and S. Constantine, Migration and Empire , Companion Series, Oxford History of the British Empire (Oxford, 2010). For labour markets, labour hierarchies and trade unions, see J. Hyslop, ‘The Imperial Working Class Makes Itself “White”: White Labourism in Britain, Australia and South Africa before the First World War’, Journal of

in Empire, migration and identity in the British world
Jennie Batchelor

such, ‘The History of a Gentoo Slave’ can profitably be read as an attempt to recuperate authorship in fiction through a reworking of the division of labour not unlike that attempted in Claims of Literature. Like Williams’s manifesto, Instructive Rambles Extended establishes writing as an analogue for labour in order to argue for the transformative and socially useful role of literature, before subordinating mechanical to intellectual work within the strict labour hierarchy the text constructs in order to assert authorship’s primacy as a morally useful, politically

in Women’s work