Pamphlet : The physical force argument against woman suffrage by A. MacCallum Scott, M.P. 1912

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Title

Pamphlet : The physical force argument against woman suffrage by A. MacCallum Scott, M.P. 1912

Description

Alexander MacCallum Scott was the Liberal M.P. for the Bridgeton constituency of Glasgow from 1910 until 1922.

In this article, he makes the argument that suffrage is not a necessary consequence of the principles of Democracy and Justice, but would in fact undermine the foundation of government.

Date

1912

Subject

Anti-suffrage
Justice
Women and democracy
Women--Suffrage--Great Britain

Creator

Scott, A. MacCallum (Alexander MacCallum), 1874-1928

Publisher

London : National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage

Format

16 p.

Identifier

DOCU.1912.02

Text

The only stable form of Government is one which secures that the balance of political power is in the same hands as the balance of physical force.

Original Format

Pamphlets

Physical Dimensions

21.5 x 14 cm.

URL

Available online through the State Library of Victoria http://digital.slv.vic.gov.au/view/action/singleViewer.do?dvs=1414078897395~397&locale=en_US&metadata_object_ratio=10&show_metadata=true&preferred_usage_type=VIEW_MAIN&frameId=1&usePid1=true&usePid2=true

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