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    Ask Angela: Reappraising the Irish 'sexual repression' narrative


    Ryan, Paul (2012) Ask Angela: Reappraising the Irish 'sexual repression' narrative. History Ireland, 20 (2). pp. 42-45. ISSN 0791-8224

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    Abstract

    How sexually repressed was Irish society in the 1960s and 1970s? How did it compare with the rest of the Western world? To find out, Paul Ryan took a trawl through the letters of well-known agony aunt Angela Macnamara, and also interviewed some of her male readers.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Ireland; Angela Macnamara; agony aunts; sexuality; society; 1960s; 1970s;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology
    Item ID: 9212
    Depositing User: Paul Ryan
    Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2018 16:03
    Journal or Publication Title: History Ireland
    Publisher: Wordwell Ltd
    Refereed: No
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