Gender and Island Communities

Helene Pristed Nielsen (Redaktør), Firouz Gaini (Redaktør)

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This book takes an explicitly feminist approach to studying gender and social inequalities in island settings while deliberating on ‘islandness’ as part of the intersectional analysis. Though there is a wealth of recent literature on islands and island studies, most of this literature focuses on islands as objects of study rather than as contexts for exploring gender relations and local gendered developments. Taking Karides’ ‘Island feminism’ as a starting point and drawing from the wider literature on island studies as well as gender and place, this book bridges this gap by exploring gender, gender relations, affect and politics in various island settings spanning a great variety of global locations, from the Faroe Islands and Greenland in the north to Tasmania in south. Insights on recent developments and gendered contestations in these locations provide rich food for thought on the intricate links between gender and place in a local/global world.
Udgivelses stedAbingdon
Antal sider190
ISBN (Trykt)978-0-367-20841-7
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-0-429-26370-5
StatusUdgivet - 1 apr. 2020
NavnGender in a Global/Local World

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  • Publikation

    • 1 Bidrag til bog/antologi

    Being (un)stuck in Qaqortoq: attachment, ambivalence, and affect in contemporary Greenland

    Pristed Nielsen, H., 1 apr. 2020, Gender and Island Communities. Pristed Nielsen, H. & Gaini, F. (red.). Routledge, s. 46-63 18 s. (Gender in a Global/Local World).

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  • Citationsformater

    Pristed Nielsen, H., & Gaini, F. (red.) (2020). Gender and Island Communities. Routledge. Gender in a Global/Local World