Gendered Harm and Structural Violence in the British Asylum System

Tweet 28 Views Gendered Harm and Structural Violence in the British Asylum System Britain is often heralded as a country in which the rights and welfare of survivors of conflict and persecution are well embedded, and where the standard of living conditions for those seeking asylum is relatively high. Drawing on a decade of activism […]

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Cottons and Casuals: The Gendered Organisation of Labour in Time and Space

Tweet 27 ViewsCottons and Casuals: The Gendered Organisation of Labour in Time and Space Cottons and Casuals explores the connections between women’s work in different spheres since the 1930s: paid employment, at home, and in the community. Women’s own testimony and an array of other source materials are used to develop new ways of looking […]

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Space, Place, and Gendered Violence in South African Writing

Tweet 6 ViewsSpace, Place, and Gendered Violence in South African Writing Gendered violence constitutes a unique form of violence because it is at once both intensely political and intensely personal. Exploring the relationship between space, place, and gendered violence as depicted in a range of South African writing, Gunne examines the social and political conditions […]

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Space, Place, and Gendered Violence in South African Writing

Tweet 6 ViewsSpace, Place, and Gendered Violence in South African Writing Exploring the relationship between space, place, and gendered violence as depicted in a range of South African writing, Gunne examines the social and political conditions of exceptionality during and after apartheid. Writers covered include: Hilda Bernstein, J.M. Coetzee, Achmat Dangor, Ruth First, Nadine Gordimer, […]

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