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Formations of class and gender : becoming respectable

Author: Beverley Skeggs
Publisher: London : SAGE Publications, 2011.
Series: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'A sophisticated and passionately written account of the classed and gendered identities of a small group of working-class white women who live in the north-west of England. It is ethnography at its  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beverley Skeggs
ISBN: 9780761955115 9780761955122 0761955119 0761955127
OCLC Number: 779919631
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 1997.
Description: 192 pages.
Contents: Introduction: Processes, Frameworks and MotivationsRespectable Knowledge: Experience and InterpretationHistorical Legacies: Respectability and ResponsibilityDeveloping and Monitoring a Caring Self(Dis)Identifications of Class: On Not Being Working ClassAmbivalent FemininitiesBecoming Respectably HeterosexualRefusing Recognition: FeminismsConclusions
Series Title: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Other Titles: Formations of class & gender
Responsibility: Beverley Skeggs.

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In a discipline that boasts a high division of labour, this book goes a long way in dismantling the futile divide between class theory and feminism. It is an articulate and impassioned ethnography, Read more...

 
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