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Monthly Archives: July, 2012

Woman – Memory

The historical roots of job precariousness. Italian women and precarious work in the “Golden Age” by Eloisa Betti (University of Bologna) As many historians of women’s paid work have argued, the … Continue reading

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Woman – Academia

 Is multiculturalism bad for women? by Alessandra Tanesini (Cardiff University) In its 1995 Human Development report the UN states that ‘in no society do women enjoy the same opportunities as … Continue reading

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Woman – Critic’s corner

BookIdea Barbara Spackman, Decadent Genealogies. The Rhetoric of Sickness from Baudelaire to D’Annunzio, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1989 by Stefano Bragato  This is not a book about women, women’s writing or … Continue reading

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Woman – Voices

“Education is better than poison gas”. The Wilpf’s Path to Peace (1919-1939) by Maria Grazia Suriano (University of Bologna) This note is focused on non-violence during a totalitarian age [1]. … Continue reading

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