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作者 Clear, Caitríona, 1960-
書名 Women's voices in Ireland : women's magazines in the 1950s and 60s / Caitriona Clear
出版項 London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2016
國際標準書號 9781474236683 (hardcover)
9781350039964 (pbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 近史所郭廷以圖書館  052.082 C623    在架上    30550100637485
說明 xiv, 189 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-179) and index
"Women's Voices in Ireland examines the letters and problems sent in by women to two Irish women's magazines in the 1950s and 60s, discussing them within their wider social and historical context. In doing so, it provides a unique insight into one of the few forums for female expression in Ireland during this period. Although in these decades more Irish women than ever before participated in paid work, trade unions and voluntary organizations, their representation in politics and public and their workforce participation remained low. Meanwhile, women who came of age from the late 1950s experienced a freedom which their mothers and aunts--married or single, in the workplace or the home--had never known. Diary and letters pages and problem pages in Irish-produced magazines in the 1950s and 60s enabled women from all walks of life to express their opinions and to seek guidance on the social changes they saw happening around them. This book, by examining these communications, gives a new insight into the history of Irish women, and also contributes to the ongoing debate about what women's magazines mean for women's history"--From publisher's website
Explanation of titles and glossary of terms -- Map of Ireland -- Introduction: "Advice, patterns, etc." : women, magazines, and Ireland in the 1950s and 60s -- Talking things over : real women in Woman's Life 1951-9 -- "Wasting time feeling sorry for yourself" : the problem page in Woman's Life, 1951-59 -- "No regrets for the days that are gone" : Woman's Way letters page 1 (young people, and miscellaneous) -- "Have you been reading Woman's Way too? : letters 2 : women's status -- "He didn't seem at all pleased as I was leaving the car" : Woman's Way problems 1 : sex and birth control information -- "And then they wonder why their wives are cold" : Woman's Way problems 2 : courtship and marriage -- "Everything I do is criticized" : Woman's Way problems 3 : extended family, miscellaneous -- Conclusion: Hearing their own names again? -- Appendix One: Political, social and economic developments, Ireland, 1951-69 -- Appendix Two: Other Irish women's magazines in the 1950s and 60s -- Appendix Three: Women, paid work and marital status in Ireland
主題 Women's periodicals, Irish -- History -- 20th century
Woman's life
Woman's way
Women -- Ireland -- Correspondence
Women -- Ireland -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Women -- Ireland -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Sex role -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century
Social change -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century
Ireland -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Ireland -- Social conditions -- 1922-1973
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