Tag: Women

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Marcella Schmidt di Friedberg, Stefano Malatesta La risposta sociale al cambiamento. Il ruolo delle donne in una comunità insulare: il caso di Faaf-Magoodhoo (Rep. of the Maldives) Abstract: A social response to change. Women in an insular community: the case of Faaf-Magoodhoo (Rep. of the Maldives) Over the last three decades, the human geography of

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Enrico Squarcina Mare azzurro e vele rosa Abstract: Blue sea, pink sails: women and navigation Aphorisms, superstitions, stereotypes and misfortunes have been describing women’s incompetence on board of ships in the sea. However, there are substantial examples of sea women showing how these ideas are socially constructed. This ideally defines a sharp division between the