Gendered Harm and Structural Violence in the British Asylum System

TweetGendered 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 and research in […]

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

TweetCottons 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 at their […]

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Space, Place, and Gendered Violence in South African Writing

TweetSpace, 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 of exceptionality […]

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Space, Place, and Gendered Violence in South African Writing

TweetSpace, 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, and Antjie […]

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