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Title: Hurricanes, Snakes and Landlords: Class exploitation and the 'suburban dream' of Italians in Australia
Authors: Ricatti, Francesco
Keywords: Suburban dream
Italian migrant women
Exploitation
Gender
Class
Etnicity
Issue Date: Nov-2008
Publisher: Department of Languages, Flinders University
Citation: Ricatti, F. 2008. Hurricanes, Snakes and Landlords: Class exploitation and the ‘suburban dream’ of Italians in Australia. FULGOR, 3 (3), 82-97
Abstract: Central to the social processes and economic development of Australia and many other western countries during the 1950s and early 1960s was the realisation of the 'suburban dream'. Considering the perspective of Italian women in Australia helps to uncover the class, gender and ethnic exploitation that sustained this dream. In this article, letters written by two Italian migrant women in the late 1950s and early 1960s are considered.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/15093
ISSN: 1446-9219
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