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- DescriptionFeminist concern with difference has rarely extended to rurality even if it is w widely recognized that experiences of inequality depend on intersections of several identities in each individual life. This lack of concern may reflect the urban background of the majority of feminist academics or at least their urban positionality once in the academy. It may equivalently be that feminists have been influenced by stereotypes of rural women as traditional and reactionary, and thus seen them as unlikely exponents of gender equality, and an unfruitful focus for scholarly energies. Perhaps the problem is a broader one, that is, reflective of the much documented, but still apparent unwillingness of many feminists to recognize and address difference in any of its manifestations. Regardless, even with the recent interest in intersectionality which has necessarily renewed and reenergized debates in feminism about diversity and inclusion, the question of how women are differently positioned because of their n-metropolitan location has remained largely overlooked.
- Author BiographyBarbara Pini is a professor in the School of Humanities at Griffith University. Berit Brandth is professor of sociology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Jo Little is professor of geography at the University of Exeter.
- Author(s)Barbara Pini,Berit Brandth,Jo Little
- PublisherLexington Books
- Date of Publication18/12/2014
- SubjectGender Studies / Gay & Lesbian Studies
- Place of PublicationLanham, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintLexington Books
- Content Note1 tables
- Weight508 g
- Width163 mm
- Height238 mm
- Spine24 mm
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