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dc.contributor.authorBryant, Liaen_US
dc.contributor.authorPini, Barbaraen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T13:14:36Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T13:14:36Z
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.date.modified2014-07-21T05:12:05Z
dc.identifier.issn07430167en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.jrurstud.2008.05.003en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/61479
dc.description.abstractThe interrelationship between gender and class in rural spaces has received little attention. While rural scholars have focused on the implications for class from processes of gentrification and agricultural and rural restructuring, these analyses have remained largely ungendered. Similarly, feminist rural studies have rarely explored subjectivity as gendered and classed. This paper contributes to rural theories of class and gender by drawing on the work of contemporary feminist class theorists to explore class as gendered and inscribed through personal memory, community narrative and through everyday values and interactions associated with work, leisure and family. To explore intersections of gender, class and rurality, the article draws on data from interviews from two separate Australian studies of farming families. Narratives highlighted the ambiguity of class, the gendered and classed nature of voluntary organisations in rural spaces, and moral values and signifiers associated with what it is to be a 'good' farmer and a 'good' community member. The data indicate how values of moral worth are gendered and classed and inscribed on farming women and men. This qualitative examination of gender and class in rural spaces draws attention to class as being more than a ranking on an occupational scale, property ownership or degrees of engagement in consumption. Rather, it reveals class as emotionally inscribed in ways that are gendered, economic and moral, and represented through symbolic signifiers and cultural narratives.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.publisherElsevieren_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdomen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom48en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto57en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of Rural Studiesen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume25en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchUrban and Regional Planning not elsewhere classifieden_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode120599en_US
dc.titleGender, class and rurality: Australian case studiesen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
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