By Jenny Beale

"... a dramatic evaluation of the altering life-styles and values of girls within the Republic of Ireland." —Choice

"Beale’s learn is attractive, informative and notion provoking." —Women’s stories overseas Forum

"... an exciting examine girls decided to take part within the fight for the lengthy haul, girls who may simply have thrown up their fingers in depression, and sponsored clear of an all-too-powerful Catholic heirarchy. that they have got no longer performed this can be inspiring, and reinforces the truism that "sisterhood is global." —Belles Lettres

Beale’s research exhibits that even supposing eire continues to be a deeply conservative society with appreciate to sexual morality and the ideology of the family members, it additionally has a full of life women’s move, which has received major advancements for women.

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