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ISBN-13: 9781498508858
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 05/15/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Barbara 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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction, Barbara Pini, Berit Brandth and Jo Little
Chapter 2: Putting the Community First: Feminism and Rural American Women’s Activism in the Twentieth Century, Sara Egge and Jenny Barker Devine
Chapter 3: A Rural Woman’s Impact on Canadian Feminist Practice and Theory, Susan Machum
Chapter 4: Feminism in Rural Finland: A Comparison of Agendas of Two Women’s Organizations, Maarit Sireni
Chapter 5: Paradoxes of a Women’s Organization in the Forestry Industry, Berit Brandth, Gro Follo and Marit S. Haugen
Chapter 6: Gender Mainstreaming or Strategic Essentialism? How to Achieve Rural Gender Equality, Sally Shortall
Chapter 7: Feminist Connections in and beyond the Rural, Belinda Leach
Chapter 8: The Feminist and the Cowboy: Reading “An Unlikely Love Story”, Barbara Pini and Imelda Whelehan
Chapter 9: The Development of Feminist Perspectives in Rural Gender Studies, Jo Little
Chapter 10: Finding ‘Room to Manoeuvre’ – Gender, Agency and the Family Farm, Anne Byrne, Nata Duvvury, Áine Macken-Walsh and Tanya Watson
Chapter 11: The Gendered Ma(i)ze of Globalization, Jennifer Rogers-Brown
Chapter 12: Rural Queer Theory, Julie Keller
Chapter 13: Girls’ Studies in the Rural, Kate Cairns
Chapter 14: Reflections on a Feminist Care Approach to Rural Fisheries Communities, Nicole Power
Chapter 15: Memory Work and Reflexive Gendered Bodies: Examining Rural Landscapes in the Making, Lia Bryant and Mona Livholts
Chapter 16: Conclusion, Barbara Pini, Jo Little and Berit Brandth

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