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A Biographical Dictionary of Women Economists

A Biographical Dictionary of Women Economists

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Edited by Robert W. Dimand, Mary Ann Dimand and Evelyn L. Forget

This major original reference work includes over one hundred specially commissioned articles on the lives and writings of women who made significant contributions to economics. It sheds new light on the rich, but too often neglected, heritage of women’s analysis of economic issues and participation in the discipline of economics. In addition to those who wrote in English, some notable Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Swedish women economists are included. This book will transform widely-held views about the past role of women in economics, and will stimulate further research in this exciting but underdeveloped field. It is dedicated to the memory of Michèle Pujol, a pioneer in the field.

Anna Pritchett Youngman

Barbara Libby

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Bibliography Selected writings by Kikue Yamakawa (originally all in Japanese) (1919), The Victory of Women, Tokyo: Nihon-Hyoron-sha. (1919), Modern Life and Women, Tokyo: Sobunkaku. (1919), From the Standpoint of Women, Tokyo: Mita Shobo. (1919), ‘On the Problems of Women at Work’, Kokka-gakkai Zasshi, 33 (2–3). (1922), The Revolt of Women, Tokyo: Santoku-sha. (1923), Russian in the Dawn, Tokyo: Sobunkan. (1925), Women’s Problem and Women’s Movement, Tokyo: Bunka Gakkai. (1943), Women of the Mito Domain, Tokyo: Mikuni Shobo. (1943), My Village Where I Live, Tokyo: Mikuni Shobo. (1956), The Record of Women in Two Generations: Mother and Daughter, Tokyo: Nihon Hyoron-shinsha. (1974), Notes on the Late-Tokugawa Mito, Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten. (1981), The Collected Works of Kikue Yamakawa, 10 vols, edited by Sumiko Tanaka and Shinsaku Yamakawa, Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten. (1984), The Collected Essays on Women’s Liberation by Kikue Yamakawa, Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten. (1990), Selected Essays of Kikue Yamakawa, edited by Yuko Suzuki, Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten. (1992), Women of the Mito Domain: Recollections of Samurai Family Life, translated into English and with an introduction by Kate Wildman Nakai, University of Tokyo Press. Other sources and references Ikeo, Aiko (1997), ‘Three women economists in Japan’, Nihonbunka Kenkyusho Kiyo, 79. Nakai, Kate Wildman (1992), ‘Introduction’ to Yamakawa (1992). Setani, Yoshihiko (1982), ‘Bibliography’ to the supplement volume to Yamakawa (1982). Suzuki, Yuko (1982), ‘Bibliography’ to each volume of Yamakawa (1982). Tanino, Setsu (1982), Yamakawa Director-General in the Women’s and Minors’ Bureau, advertisement to vol. 7 of Yamakawa (1982). Tsurumi, Shunsuke (1982), ‘Bibliography’ to vol....

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