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Harbingers of feminism?: Gender, cultural capital and education in mid-20th century rural Wales
This paper reports the results of a small scale narrative study of men and women who grew up in mid-20th rural Wales and their reminiscences regarding women and education. Although the dominant image of Wales during that ...
Habitus and homeland: Educational aspirations, family life and culture in autobiographical narratives of educational experience in rural Wales
(Wiley Blackwell, 2008)
We use the concept of habitus to illuminate the autobiographical narratives of participants from disadvantaged backgrounds in mid-twentieth century rural Wales who were successful at university. The participants' constructions ...