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Women, gender and transnational lives [electronic resource] : Italian workers of the world / edited by Donna R. Gabaccia and Franca Iacovetta.

Contributor(s): Gabaccia, Donna R, 1949- | Iacovetta, Franca, 1957-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in gender and history: Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 433 p.).ISBN: 9781442683594 (electronic bk.); 1442683597 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Women -- Italy | Women employees -- Italy | Women immigrants -- Italy | Women foreign workers | Women immigrants -- Political activity -- History | Italy -- Emigration and immigration -- History | Femmes -- Italie -- Histoire | Femmes -- Travail -- Italie -- Histoire | Italie -- �Emigration et immigration -- Histoire | Immigrantes -- Travail -- Histoire | Immigrantes -- Activit�e politique -- Histoire | Travailleuses �etrang�eres -- Histoire | Auswanderung -- Italien -- Frau -- Geschichte -- 1850-1930 -- Aufsatzsammlung | Ausl�andische Arbeitnehmerin -- Italienerin -- Geschichte -- 1850-1930 -- Aufsatzsammlung | Italienerin -- Ausl�andische Arbeitnehmerin -- Geschichte -- 1850-1930 -- Aufsatzsammlung | Italien -- Frau -- Auswanderung -- Geschichte -- 1850-1930 -- Aufsatzsammlung | Frauenarbeit | Migration | Geschichte | Aufsatzsammlung | Italien | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women, gender and transnational lives.DDC classification: 305.48/851 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Donna R. Gabaccia, Franca Iacovetta -- When the men left Sutera: Sicilian women and mass migration 1880-1920 / Linda Reeder -- Gender relations and migration strategies in the rural Italian south: land, inheritance, and the marriage market / Andreina De Clementi -- Bourgeois men, peasant women: rethinking domestic work and morality in Italy / Maddalena Tirabassi -- Women were labour migrants too: tracing late-nineteenth-century female migration from Northern Italy to France / Paola Corti -- Gender, domestic values, and Italian working women in Milwaukee: immigrant midwives and businesswomen / Diane Vecchio -- Italians in Buenos Aires's anarchist movement: gender ideology and women's participation, 1890-1910 / Jos�e Moya -- Anarchist motherhood: toward the making of a revolutionary proletariat in Illinois coal towns / Caroline Waldron Merithew -- Italian women's proletarian feminism in the New York City garment trades, 1890s-1940s / Jennifer Guglielmo -- Virgilia D'Andrea: the politics of protest and the poetry of exile / Robert Ventresca, Franca Iacovetta -- Nestore's wife? Work, family, and militancy in Belgium / Anne Morelli -- Glimpses of lives in Canada's shadow: insiders, outsiders, and female activism in the fascist era / Angelo Principe -- Italian women and work in post-Second World War Australia: representation and experience / Roslyn Pesman.
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Includes bibliographical reference and index.

Introduction / Donna R. Gabaccia, Franca Iacovetta -- PART I. When men go away: women who wait and work -- When the men left Sutera: Sicilian women and mass migration 1880-1920 / Linda Reeder -- Gender relations and migration strategies in the rural Italian south: land, inheritance, and the marriage market / Andreina De Clementi -- Bourgeois men, peasant women: rethinking domestic work and morality in Italy / Maddalena Tirabassi -- PART II. Female immigrants at work -- Women were labour migrants too: tracing late-nineteenth-century female migration from Northern Italy to France / Paola Corti -- Gender, domestic values, and Italian working women in Milwaukee: immigrant midwives and businesswomen / Diane Vecchio -- PART III. Fighting back: militants, radicals, exiles -- Italians in Buenos Aires's anarchist movement: gender ideology and women's participation, 1890-1910 / Jos�e Moya -- Anarchist motherhood: toward the making of a revolutionary proletariat in Illinois coal towns / Caroline Waldron Merithew -- Italian women's proletarian feminism in the New York City garment trades, 1890s-1940s / Jennifer Guglielmo -- Virgilia D'Andrea: the politics of protest and the poetry of exile / Robert Ventresca, Franca Iacovetta -- Nestore's wife? Work, family, and militancy in Belgium / Anne Morelli -- PART IV. As we see ourselves, as others see us -- Glimpses of lives in Canada's shadow: insiders, outsiders, and female activism in the fascist era / Angelo Principe -- Italian women and work in post-Second World War Australia: representation and experience / Roslyn Pesman.

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