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A Finnish socialist female parliamentarian stopped on the Dutch border : The (de)politicization of Finnish women’s suffrage in Dutch battles on votes for women (2020)


Ihalainen, P. (2020). A Finnish socialist female parliamentarian stopped on the Dutch border : The (de)politicization of Finnish women’s suffrage in Dutch battles on votes for women. Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis, 133(1), 53-75. https://doi.org/10.5117/TVGESCH2020.1.004.IHAL


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Julkaisun kaikki tekijät tai toimittajat: Ihalainen, Pasi

Lehti tai sarja: Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis

ISSN: 0040-7518

eISSN: 2352-1163

Julkaisuvuosi: 2020

Volyymi: 133

Lehden numero: 1

Artikkelin sivunumerot: 53-75

Kustantaja: Amsterdam University Press

Julkaisumaa: Alankomaat

Julkaisun kieli: englanti

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5117/TVGESCH2020.1.004.IHAL

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Julkaisu on rinnakkaistallennettu (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/68710


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A Finnish socialist female parliamentarian stopped on the Dutch border: the (de) politicization of Finnish women’s suffrage in Dutch battles on votes for women This research article in transnational history analyses an incident during which Hilja Pärssinen, a Finnish socialist woman MP, was stopped on the Dutch border in September 1913 on her way to visit a suffragette college in London. This two-hour event at the border and public controversy that followed were clashes between competing ideological and gendered discourses on women’s political agency. The incident was a nexus of intersecting discourses on a range of issues: Dutch and international debates on women’s suffrage, discourse on ‘white slavery’, racial prejudices towards East Europeans, Marxist class struggle discourse, and fears of socialism. During the incident, the authorities seemed to be casting the identity of an illegal immigrant or a Russian prostitute on Pärssinen. Provoked against her psycho-physical experiences, she protested by performing that identity. Afterwards, transnationally connected socialists politicized the case in their fight for women’s political rights, while the authorities and the non-socialist press consistently depoliticized it.


YSO-asiasanat: naiset; äänioikeus; naisen asema; poliittiset oikeudet; historia; poliittinen historia; naishistoria; transnationaalisuus

Vapaat asiasanat: Alankomaat; Suomi; Pärssinen, Hilja


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OKM-raportointi: Kyllä

Raportointivuosi: 2020

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