Class Matters

Class Matters : Working-Class Women's Perspectives on Social Class

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First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 18mm | 381.02g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748405410
  • 9780748405411

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.show more

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