Irish Studies / Gay & Lesbian Studies / Women's Studies
Locked in the Family Cell
Gender, Sexuality, and Political Agency in Irish National Discourse
Irish Studies in Literature and Culture, Michael Patrick Gillespie, Series Editor
"[Conrad] most convincingly answers the question of why gender and sexuality matter in political discourse."Nancy Curtin, author of The United Irishmen
This is the first book on Ireland to provide a sustained and interdisciplinary analysis of gender, sexuality, nationalism, the public and private spheres, and the relationship between these categories of analysis and action. Kathryn Conrad exposes the assumptions and effects of national discourses in Ireland and their reliance on a limited and limiting vision of the family: the heterosexual family cell.
Kathryn Conrad is associate professor of English at the University of Kansas. This is her first book.
Media & bookseller inquiries regarding review copies, events, and interviews can be directed to the publicity department at email@example.com or (608) 263-0734. (If you want to examine a book for possible course use, please see our Course Books page. If you want to examine a book for possible rights licensing, please see Rights & Permissions.)
LC: 2003020573 HQ
196 pp., 6 x 9, 7 b/w photos
ISBN 0-299-19650-X Cloth $45.00 s
To order, you can accumulate titles in the Shopping Cart by clicking on the bulleted lines below. You can submit your order electronically, paying for it with MasterCard or Visa.
Click here for further explanation of shopping cart feature.
Never ordered from us before?
Read this first.