Women and the Irish Diaspora - Transformations (Hardback)Breda Gray (author)
Hardback 232 Pages / Published: 04/12/2003
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Women and the Irish Diaspora looks at the changing nature of national and cultural belonging both among women who have left Ireland and those who remain. It identifies new ways of thinking about Irish modernity by looking specifically at women's lives and their experiences of migration and diaspora. Based on original research with Irish women both in Ireland and in England, this book explores how questions of mobility and stasis are recast along gender, class, racial and generational lines. Through analyses of representations of 'the strong Irish mother', migrant women, 'the global Irish family' and celebrity culture, Breda Gray further unravels some of the complex relationships between femininity and Irish modernity(ies).
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 20 mm
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