Dr Ellen Jordan
Books and Monographs
Anne Bridger and Ellen Jordan, Timely Assistance: The Work of the Society for Promoting the Training of Women 1859 - 2009. London: SPTW, 2009.
Ellen Jordan, The Women's Movement and Women's Employment in Nineteenth Century Britain. London: Routledge: 1999.
Ellen Jordan, Charlotte Mitchell and Helen Schinske. '"A Handmaid to the Church": How John Keble shaped the work and career of Charlotte M. Yonge, the "novelist of the Oxford Movement".' In Kirstie Blair (ed), John Keble in Context, London: Anthem Press, 2005.
Glenda Strachan, Ellen Jordan, and Hilary Carey, 'Women and work in the Hunter Valley, 1880-1920' in Cynthia Hunter (ed), River Change: Six New Histories of the Hunter Region. Newcastle: Newcastle Region Public Library, 1998.
Ellen Jordan and Angela Cowan, 'Warrior narratives in the kindergarten classroom: Re-negotiating the social contract?' Reprinted in Michael S. Kimmel and Michael A. Messner (eds) Men's Lives. Boston : Allyn and Bacon, 1998.
Refereed Journal Articles
Alexis Antonia and Ellen Jordan. 'Who Wrote the Women's Movement Articles in The Saturday Review?' Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies, 4.3 (2008). Available here
Ellen Jordan and Anne Bridger, '"An unexpected recruit to feminism": Jessie Boucherett, the Society for Promoting the Employment of Women, and the importance of being wealthy'. Women's History Review,15:3 (July, 2006), 385 - 412.
Ellen Jordan, Hugh Craig, and Alexis Antonia. "The Brontë Sisters and the Christian Remembrancer: A pilot study in the use of the "Burrows method" to identify the authorship of unsigned articles in the nineteenth century periodical press." Victorian Periodicals Review, 39: 1 (Spring 2006), 21-45.
Ellen Jordan, 'Sister as journalist: The almost anonymous career of Anne Mozley.' Victorian Periodicals Review, 37: 3 (Fall 2004), 315-341.
Ellen Jordan, 'Charlotte M. Yonge, Woman of Letters.' Princeton University Library Chronicle. 65 (2003): 451-478.
Ellen Jordan, '"I am too high church and too narrow"; Charlotte Yonge, Macmillan and the Sunday Library.' Charlotte M Yonge Fellowship Journal. 6 (2003): 12-25.
Ellen Jordan, '"Suitable and remunerative employment": The feminisation of hospital dispensing in late nineteenth century England.' Social History of Medicine, 15:3 (2002), 429-456.
Ellen Jordan, 'Masculinity in early childhood: gender identity and the "civilising process".' Australian Research in Early Childhood Education, 9:1(2002), 27-36.
Ellen Jordan, '"Admitting . . . a dozen women into the Society"': The first women members of the British Pharmaceutical Society.' Pharmaceutical Historian, 31:2 (2001), 18-26.
Glenda Strachan, Ellen Jordan, and Hilary Carey, 'Women's work in a rural community: Dungog and the Upper Williams Valley, 1880-1900.' Labour History, Number 78, May 2000.
Ellen Jordan, '"Women's work in the world": The birth of a discourse, London 1858.' Nineteenth Century Feminism, 1:1 (1999), 12-38.
Ellen Jordan, '"The great principle of English fair-play": Male champions, the Women's Movement and the admission of women to the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.' Women's History Review, 7: 3 (1998), 381 410..
Ellen Jordan, 'Exchanging a coat of shreds and patches for the whole cloth of Bourdieu.' Journal of Interdisciplinary Gender Studies 1:2 (September 1996) 183-196.
Ellen Jordan, 'The lady clerks at the Prudential: The beginning of vertical segregation by sex in clerical work in Great Britain.' Gender & History 8:1 (April 1996) 65-81.
Ellen Jordan and Angela Cowan, 'Warrior narratives in the kindergarten classroom: Re-negotiating the social contract?' Gender & Society 9:6 (December, 1995) 721-737.
Ellen Jordan, Angela Cowan and Jane Roberts, 'Knowing the rules: Discursive strategies in young children's power struggles.' Early Childhood Research Quarterly 10 (1995) 339-358.
Ellen Jordan, 'Fighting boys and fantasy play: The construction of masculinity in the early years of school.' Gender and Education 7:1 (1995), 69-86.
Ellen Jordan, '"Making good wives and mothers"? The transformation of middle class girls' education in nineteenth century Britain.' History of Education Quarterly. 31:4 (Winter 1991), 439-462.
Ellen Jordan, 'The exclusion of women from industry in nineteenth century Britain'. Comparative Studies in Society and History, 31 (1989), 273-296.
Ellen Jordan, 'Female unemployment in England and Wales 1851-1911: an examination of the census figures for 15-19 year olds.' Social History, 13:2 (May, 1988), 175-190.
Ellen Jordan, 'The christening of the New Woman: May 1894.' Victorian Newsletter (A publication of the Modern Languages Association of America), 63 (1983) 19-21.
Contributions to Reference Works
Ellen Jordan, 'Anne Mozley'. Entry in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (2004)
Ellen Jordan, 'Charlotte Yonge'. Entry in The Literary Encyclopedia, http://www.litencyc.com. (2004)
Ellen Jordan, 'The History of Feminism'. The Australian Encyclopaedia, 1996.
Ellen Jordan, 'Felicia Hopkins' in The Australian Dictionary of Biography.
- Conjoint Senior Lecturer, University of Newcastle since 1999
- Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Newcastle (1992-98)
- Lecturer in Sociology, University of Newcastle (1988-91)