By Bilinda Straight,Ruth Behar
This booklet explores the assumption of “home.” utilizing feminist scholarship and ethnographically grounded readings of old, literary, and cultural texts, members interrogate the comfy and solid contours of domestic and ask what it capability to ladies in several social, classification, sexual, ethnic, and racial contexts in numerous occasions and areas. Giving voice to different women’s understandings of domestic, the publication contains tales of elite white U.S. and Canadian girls, rural negative and peasant white ladies within the usa and France, a British Caribbean freed slave girl, and others.
Bilinda immediately is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Western Michigan University.
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Women on the Verge of Home by Bilinda Straight,Ruth Behar