Gender, Work and Community After De-Industrialisation: A Psychosocial Approach to Affect

Hardcover | January 15, 2012

byValerie Walkerdine, Luis Jimenez

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This book explores the processes of community, regeneration, relationality and affect in a small Welsh town after the closure of its iron and steel works - an industry at the heart of this community.

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This book explores the processes of community, regeneration, relationality and affect in a small Welsh town after the closure of its iron and steel works - an industry at the heart of this community.

VALERIE WALKERDINE Distinguished Research Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, UK. She is editor of the journal Subjectivity. Her previous books include Growing up Girl: Psychosocial Explorations of Gender and Class and Children, Gender, Videogames: Towards a Relational Approach to Multimedia. She is also a ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:232 pages, 9.68 × 5.67 × 0.82 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230247067

ISBN - 13:9780230247062

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Table of Contents

Dedication
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Hiraeth
Two Hundred Years of Iron and Steel
Advanced Liberalism
Communal Beingness and Affect
Deindustrialisation, Suffering, Crisis and Catastrophe
Producing Pride in Masculinity: The Hard Steelworker
The Next Generation
Women, Gays and Mammy's Boys
What About the Women?
To the Future?
Bibliography
Index