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Women, gender and transnational lives : Italian workers of the world

Author: Donna R Gabaccia; Franca Iacovetta
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2002.
Series: Studies in gender and history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this transnational analysis of women and gender in Italy's world-wide migration, Franca Iacovetta and Donna Gabaccia challenge the stereotype of the Italian immigrant woman as silent and submissive; a woman who stays 'in the shadows.'
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Women, gender and transnational lives.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2003430885
(OCoLC)49741205
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donna R Gabaccia; Franca Iacovetta
ISBN: 9781442683594 1442683597 1282022555 9781282022553
OCLC Number: 666911660
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 433 pages).
Contents: Introduction / Donna R. Gabaccia, Franca Iacovetta --
PART I. When men go away: women who wait and work --
When the men left Sutera: Sicilian women and mass migration 1880-1920 / Linda Reeder --
Gender relations and migration strategies in the rural Italian south: land, inheritance, and the marriage market / Andreina De Clementi --
Bourgeois men, peasant women: rethinking domestic work and morality in Italy / Maddalena Tirabassi --
PART II. Female immigrants at work --
Women were labour migrants too: tracing late-nineteenth-century female migration from Northern Italy to France / Paola Corti --
Gender, domestic values, and Italian working women in Milwaukee: immigrant midwives and businesswomen / Diane Vecchio --
PART III. Fighting back: militants, radicals, exiles --
Italians in Buenos Aires's anarchist movement: gender ideology and women's participation, 1890-1910 / José Moya --
Anarchist motherhood: toward the making of a revolutionary proletariat in Illinois coal towns / Caroline Waldron Merithew --
Italian women's proletarian feminism in the New York City garment trades, 1890s-1940s / Jennifer Guglielmo --
Virgilia D'Andrea: the politics of protest and the poetry of exile / Robert Ventresca, Franca Iacovetta --
Nestore's wife? Work, family, and militancy in Belgium / Anne Morelli --
PART IV. As we see ourselves, as others see us --
Glimpses of lives in Canada's shadow: insiders, outsiders, and female activism in the fascist era / Angelo Principe --
Italian women and work in post-Second World War Australia: representation and experience / Roslyn Pesman.
Series Title: Studies in gender and history.
Responsibility: edited by Donna R. Gabaccia and Franca Iacovetta.
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