Class Matters : "Working Class" Women's Perspectives On Social Class
First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
- Paperback | 192 pages
- 154 x 230 x 18mm | 381.02g
- 01 Apr 1997
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
Table of contents
Why class matters, Pat Mahoney and Christine Zmroczek; class matters, "race" matters, gender matters, Tracey Reynolds; the double bind of the "working class" feminist academic - the success of failure of failure of success, Diane Reay; women, education and class - the relationship between class background and research, Janet Parr; academic as anarchist - working class lives into middle class culture, Kim Clancy; something vaguely heretical - communicating across difference in the country, Karen Sayer and Gail Fisher; "you're not with your common friends now" - race and class evasion in 1960s London, Shani D'Cruz; contested categorizations - auto/biography, narrativity and class, Boguisa Temple; missing links - working class women of Irish descent, Meg Maguire; switching cultures, Monika Reinfelder; a class of one's own - women, social class and the academy, Louise Morley; classifying practices - representations, capitals and recognitions, Beverley Skeggs; northern acent and southern comfort - subjectivity and social class, Valerie Hey; interpreting class - auto/biographical imaginations and social change, Val Walsh; to celeb- rate and not to be-moan, Jo Stanley; finding a voice - on becoming a working-class feminist academic, Gerry Holloway.