According to Dr. Kylie Jarrett from Maynooth University Department of Media Studies, the solution to this conundrum lies in the work of Marxist feminists and their theories about the role of domestic work in capitalism. In her new book, Feminism, Labour and Digital Media: The Digital Housewife (Routledge), Dr. Jarrett argues that models of the economic and social importance of reproductive labour offer mechanisms for theorising the role of consumer labour in digital media.
The Culture of Motherhood
Dr Paul Ryan charts the gradual emergence of a sexually aware nation through the columns of Angela Macnamara in the 1960s & 70s
The past may be a foreign country, but might still be worth a visit if we want to make sense of the present. Professor Joe Cleary is engaging with the cultural critics of the past in order to understand modern Ireland.