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    Theory on the edge: Irish studies and the politics of sexual difference

    Giffney, Noreen and Shildrick, M., eds. (2013) Theory on the edge: Irish studies and the politics of sexual difference. Breaking Feminist Waves. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9781137306975.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: Theory on the Edge brings together some of the foremost specialists working at the interdisciplinary interface between Irish Studies, feminist theory, queer theory, and gender and sexuality studies in order to trace the contemporary development of feminist thinking and activism in Ireland. The collection opens with a contribution from Ailbhe Smyth, the high-profile academic and public activist, whom many of the contributors acknowledge as a formative influence in their own feminist development. Essays utilize theory rooted in material issues, but always ask 'why' rather than just 'how' to draw interesting new conclusions on the depth and variety of Irish feminism.

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    Item Type: Book
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): sociology, gender and sexualities, social theory, gay studies, European studies
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Psychosocial Studies
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2015 15:26
    Last Modified: 26 Feb 2015 15:26
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/11755

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