By Heather Merrill
Taking as a kick off point the Italian trouble over immigration within the early Nineteen Nineties, Merrill examines grassroots interethnic spatial politics between woman migrants and Turin feminists in Northern Italy. utilizing wealthy ethnographic fabric, she strains the emergence of Alma Mater—an anti-racist association shaped to deal with difficulties encountered by means of migrant girls. via this research, Merrill unearths the dynamics of an alliance such as ladies from many nations of beginning and non secular and sophistication backgrounds.
Highlighting an interdisciplinary method of migration and the instability of crew identities in modern Italy, An Alliance of Women offers migrants grappling with spatialized obstacles amid becoming nativist and anti-immigrant sentiment in Western Europe.
Heather Merrill is assistant professor of geography and anthropology at Dickinson College.
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