Dr Valerie Wright

  • Research Associate (Urban Studies)
  • Lecturer - Scottish Modern History (History)

telephone: 0141 330 4377
email: Valerie.Wright.2@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Valerie is currently a research associate on the Leverhulme funded project ‘Housing, Everyday Life and Wellbeing over the long term: Glasgow 1950-1975’ at the University of Glasgow. 

 

For further details see:

Project website: Housing, Everyday Life and Wellbeing over the long term: Glasgow 1950-1975

Project blog: Housing and Wellbeing in Glasgow 

Facebook: Multistorey Memories Glasgow

Twitter: Multistorey Memories

 

Valerie previously worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in the Departments of Economics and History at the University of Dundee on a project entitled 'Jute & Dundee: The Management of Industrial Decline'.

She completed her PhD in the Department of Economic and Social History at the University of Glasgow.

Research interests

Valerie's research interests include the role of gender in shaping debates concerning housing conditions in the post-war years.

She is also interested in the changing structure of women’s employment opportunities in Britain in the post-war years (arising from her work on women's role in the jute industry in Dundee).

Her doctoral research focused on feminism and women’s organisations in Scotland in the interwar years and she considered the ways in which women became involved in politics in a broad sense, which includes an examination of women’s roles in local politics through campaigns for welfare improvements such as housing as well as demands for professional equality. 

 

Publications

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Number of items: 6.

2014

Breitenbach, E., and Wright, V. (2014) Women as active citizens: Glasgow and Edinburgh c.1918–1939. Women's History Review, 23(3), pp. 401-420. (doi:10.1080/09612025.2013.820602)

Wright, V. (2014) A woman's industry? The role of women in the workforce of the Dundee jute industry c. 1945-1979. International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy, 8(2/3), pp. 110-125. (doi:10.1504/IJMCP.2014.063847)

2012

Wright, V. (2012) The Prevention of rural depopulation: housing and the Scottish women's rural institutes, c.1917–39. Twentieth Century British History, 23(3), pp. 336-358. (doi:10.1093/tcbh/hwr048)

2011

Tomlinson, J., Morelli, C., and Wright, V. (2011) The Decline of Jute Managing Industrial Change. Series: Perspectives in economic and social history (9). Pickering & Chatto: London. ISBN 9781848931244

Wright, V. (2011) Juteopolis and after: women and work in twentieth-century Dundee. In: Tomlinson, J. and Whatley, C. (eds.) Jute No More: Transforming Dundee. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 132-162. ISBN 9781845860905

2009

Wright, V. (2009) Education for active citizenship: women’s organisations in interwar Scotland. History of Education, 38(3), pp. 419-436. (doi:10.1080/00467600902855454)

This list was generated on Thu Mar 23 06:28:05 2017 GMT.
Number of items: 6.

Articles

Breitenbach, E., and Wright, V. (2014) Women as active citizens: Glasgow and Edinburgh c.1918–1939. Women's History Review, 23(3), pp. 401-420. (doi:10.1080/09612025.2013.820602)

Wright, V. (2014) A woman's industry? The role of women in the workforce of the Dundee jute industry c. 1945-1979. International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy, 8(2/3), pp. 110-125. (doi:10.1504/IJMCP.2014.063847)

Wright, V. (2012) The Prevention of rural depopulation: housing and the Scottish women's rural institutes, c.1917–39. Twentieth Century British History, 23(3), pp. 336-358. (doi:10.1093/tcbh/hwr048)

Wright, V. (2009) Education for active citizenship: women’s organisations in interwar Scotland. History of Education, 38(3), pp. 419-436. (doi:10.1080/00467600902855454)

Books

Tomlinson, J., Morelli, C., and Wright, V. (2011) The Decline of Jute Managing Industrial Change. Series: Perspectives in economic and social history (9). Pickering & Chatto: London. ISBN 9781848931244

Book Sections

Wright, V. (2011) Juteopolis and after: women and work in twentieth-century Dundee. In: Tomlinson, J. and Whatley, C. (eds.) Jute No More: Transforming Dundee. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 132-162. ISBN 9781845860905

This list was generated on Thu Mar 23 06:28:05 2017 GMT.