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Gendering border studies

Gendering border studies

Author: Jane Aaron; Henrice Altink; Chris Weedon
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2010.
Series: Gender studies in Wales.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The study of borders has recently undergone significant transitions, reflecting the transformation of the world political map as well as the changes in the ways boundaries themselves function. In Gendering Border Studies sixteen established scholars from a variety of disciplines examine how the issue of gender and borders has been approached in their field and describe what they expect from future research. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gendering border studies.
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Aaron; Henrice Altink; Chris Weedon
ISBN: 9780708323113 0708323111 9781783164219 1783164212 1299200753 9781299200753
OCLC Number: 700465887
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 281 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction / Henrice Altink and Chris Weedon --
Outside the border of the modern : Mexican migration and the racialized and gendered dynamics of US national belonging / Deborah Cohen --
Accented margins : gendering the borders of diaspora / Janet Bauer --
Brazilian women crossing borders / Suzana Maia --
Teacher supply and the Wales-England border, 1922-1950 : a gendered perspective / Sian Rhiannon Williams --
Reading gender in border-crossing narratives / Johan Schimanski --
Taking sides : power-play on the Welsh border in early twentieth-century women's writing / Jane Aaron --
"Those blue remembered hills" : gender in twentieth-century Welsh border writing by men / Katie Gramich --
Crossing intimate borders : gender, settler colonialism and the home / Margaret D. Jacobs --
Scottishness and gender history in a cross-border/international context : reinventing the border? / Siân Reynolds --
Sexual/cultural hybridity in the new South Africa : emergent sites of transnational queer politics / William J. Spurlin --
The construction and negotiation of racialized borders in Cardiff Docklands / Glenn Jordan and Chris Weedon --
Locating the border in gender : creating coherence in border pedagogy / Jocelyn C. Ahlers and Kim Knowles-Yánez.
Series Title: Gender studies in Wales.
Responsibility: edited by Jane Aaron, Henrice Altink and Chris Weedon.


Gender (defined as the knowledge about perceived distinctions between the sexes) is an important signifier of borders as constructed and contested lines of differences. This book explores this new  Read more...


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