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Thinking through domestic pluralities

Scicluna, Rachael Marie (2015) Thinking through domestic pluralities. Home Cultures, 12 (2). pp. 169-191. ISSN 1740-6315. (doi:10.1080/17406315.2015.1046296) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:57276)

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Abstract

This article reflects on the meanings of home and domestic space among a group of women, who over the past five decades or so have sought to create alternative public and intimate living spaces. The protagonists who enact the ethnographic narrative are a small group of older lesbians, mainly feminist activists, residing in the metropolis of London. In this article, their life experiences are recounted through memories of domestic space, mainly that of the kitchen. I explore the way the domestic kitchen is experienced, spoken about, and imagined by this specific group of women. In this ethnography, the kitchen emerges as a contested, transformative,

and politics; and, like the everyday, is fraught with norms, codes and pluralities, and also with emotions, deviations, contestation, and transgression.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/17406315.2015.1046296
Uncontrolled keywords: domestic kitchen, older lesbians, emotions, memories, multiple domesticities, London
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > Social and Cultural Anthropology
Depositing User: Rachael Scicluna
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2016 09:10 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 17:50 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/57276 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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