Title first published in 2001. Retracing the history of the Italian Diaspora community in Britain from the eighteenth century to today, this book examines the immigrants’ way of life, patterns of occupation, gender relations and modes of integration in the host country. It also explores the role of religion in the reinforcement of Italian cultural identity and unequal gender relations.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)|
Table of Contents
Contents: Introduction: Theories of gender relations; Interplay of religion and ethnicity; History of the Italian Community in Britain; Comparison of ethnic Italian and British social structures; Italian institutions in Britain; Structural changes in Italy; Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.