Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items

  • Keywords: Parenting x
  • University Presses: Manchester University Press x
  • Manchester University Press x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Miss Nigeria, and emergent forms of life

Mark Maguire and Fiona Murphy

in Integration in Ireland: The Everyday Lives of African Migrants

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086946
eISBN:
9781781704608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086946.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What is everyday life like for the second-generation African-Irish youth? This chapter begins with an ethnographic account of an African beauty pageant in Ireland and shows the complex interactions ... More


‘They fuck you up’ – revaluations of the family in contemporary British horror film: Steven Sheil's Mum & Dad

Johannes Schlegel

in Gothic kinship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088605
eISBN:
9781781707203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088605.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 12 examines evaluations of the nuclear family in a contextual analysis of the recent Gothic film Mum & Dad (2008, dir. Steven Sheil). This film, as medium of a discursive transformation of ... More


Writing and thinking

Leonie Hannan

in Women of letters: "Gender, writing and the life of the mind in early modern England"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099427
eISBN:
9781526109750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099427.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Letter-writing was an instrument for self-education and provided the writer with the space to rehearse critical skills. Letter-writing started in childhood, as a tool in parents’ strategies to ... More


View: