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Professor Valerie Walkerdine appears on BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed

2 April 2012

Professor Valerie Walkerdine discusses the impact of the closure of the steelworks in 'Steeltown.' How does an community cope when its focal point finally closes? How does the community attempt to maintain a sense of identity? How do young men deal with the embarrassment of being branded "mammy's boys" for having to take on 'feminine' work? And how do women manage to hold the community together? (4pm, 04/04/12)