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Immigrants in the sexual revolution : perceptions and participation in northwest Europe

Author: Andrew DJ Shield
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017] ©2017
Series: Genders and sexualities in history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book focuses on the latter half of the twentieth century, when much of northwest Europe grew increasingly multicultural with the arrival of foreign workers and (post- )colonial migrants, whilst simultaneously experiencing a boom in feminist and sexual liberation activism. Using multilingual newspapers, foreign worker organizations' archives, and interviews, this book shows that immigrants in the Netherlands  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew DJ Shield
ISBN: 9783319496139 3319496131
OCLC Number: 1002418563
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Immigrants in the Sexual Revolution; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1 Introduction: "The disaster of Islamization ... where gays are not safe to walk the streets, women are seen as inferior": Pro-Gay, Anti-Immigrant Politics and the Right, 2000-2017; About this Book; Why the Netherlands, Denmark or "Northwest Europe"?; History Speaks to the Present; Notes; 2 "There were no colored people in the classrooms": The Disavowal of Heterogeneity; Heterogeneity Prior to the 1950s; Christian, European Immigrants; Jews, Sinti and Roma; Colonial Migrants. Sixteen Groups of "Visible" Migrants, 1960s-80sColonial and Post-Colonial Migrants; Labor Migrants and Their Families; Refugees; Miscellaneous; Additional Background on Labor Migrants and their Families; Notes; Part I Perceptions; 3 "Like the Great Pyramids of Egypt ... you can't talk about Denmark without talking about The Danish Woman": Immigrant Perceptions of European Gender and Sexual Cultures; Beyond Economic Determinism: Free Speech and Dance Clubs; "Like the Great Pyramids ... ": First Impressions, Curiosity, and Praise for Women's Socio-Economic Independence in Europe (Late 1960s). "There are both jobs and girls for everyone": Women's Sexual Independence and the "Guest Worker" Boom"Another kind of woman, the sexually liberated woman": Immigrant Women's Perspectives; "How dare you go on the television and say you're a gay": Early Impressions on Gay Emancipation; Three Trajectories after Liberalization; A Conservative Turn; A Conservative Turn, With Retention of Liberal Ideas; Continuous Liberalization; Notes; 4 " ... [I]t does not have to be because they want to get married and have children": Teaching Danish Sexuality and Gender Norms to Foreign Workers, 1972. "They Should Be Allowed to Have a Sex Life": Contextualizing Danish Views on Immigrants in 1972Sex "Education" in Fremmedarbejderbladet, Summer 1972; "[They have] settled in too nicely among the girls of the city": Conflicts Continue, 1973-75; Notes; Part II Solidarity; 5 "They're fighting for women's rights, we're fighting for equal rights for Turkish people, and that's the only difference": Foreign Workers Organize in the Footsteps of the Women's Movement, The Netherlands, 1974-1980; Understanding "Solidarity." "A group of foreigners alone cannot achieve good results ... ": KMAN and the Dutch Left, 1975-78"Don't give fascism a chance!": HTIB, KMAN, and Dutch Anti-Fascism, 1976-1980; "They're fighting for women's rights, we're fighting for equal rights for Turkish people, and that's the only difference": Inspirations from the Dutch Women's Movement; In the Netherlands; Parallels in Denmark; Ambivalent Solidarity with Gay Liberation (in the Netherlands); Actions Subside; Notes; 6 "All of that talk about feminism was very hard to understand": Immigrant Women and European Feminism, 1974-1985.
Series Title: Genders and sexualities in history.
Responsibility: Andrew DJ Shield.

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