Theory on the Edge

Irish Studies and the Politics of Sexual Difference

  • Editors
  • Noreen Giffney
  • Margrit Shildrick

Part of the Breaking Feminist Waves book series (BFW)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: Emergent Strands or Theory on Edge?

  3. Women’s Studies and the Disciplines

    1. Ailbhe Smyth
      Pages 9-13
  4. Politics

  5. Culture

  6. Interview with Ailbhe Smyth

    1. Medb Ruane
      Pages 259-270
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 271-289

About this book


Theory on the Edge brings together some of the foremost specialists working at the interdisciplinary interface between Irish Studies, feminist theory, queer theory, and gender and sexuality studies in order to trace the contemporary development of feminist thinking and activism in Ireland.


culture feminism gender migration politics women

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