Geotema 53

Luisa Rossi

Genere e spazio alienato

Abstract: Gender and alienated space

This study focuses on Adalgisa Conti an Italian young woman who spent most of her her life in a psychiatric hospital in the city of Arezzo. Her existence is explored adoping Foucault and Frémont’s concepts through a biographical method within an historical geography perspective. The research provides new geographical insights on issues centered on gender and deprived spaces.

Keywords: Biography, Gender, Mental Health, Space

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