By Heather Merrill
Taking as a place to begin the Italian drawback over immigration within the early Nineties, Merrill examines grassroots interethnic spatial politics between girl migrants and Turin feminists in Northern Italy. utilizing wealthy ethnographic fabric, she lines the emergence of Alma Mater—an anti-racist association shaped to handle difficulties encountered by means of migrant girls. via this research, Merrill unearths the dynamics of an alliance inclusive of ladies from many nations of beginning and non secular and sophistication backgrounds.
Highlighting an interdisciplinary method of migration and the instability of staff identities in modern Italy, An Alliance of Women provides migrants grappling with spatialized limitations amid growing to be nativist and anti-immigrant sentiment in Western Europe.
Heather Merrill is assistant professor of geography and anthropology at Dickinson College.
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