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State Without HonourWomen Workers in India's Anganwadis

State Without Honour: Women Workers in India's Anganwadis

M.S. Sreerekha

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199468164
eISBN:
9780199088836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468164.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Gender and Sexuality

This book is an attempt towards a fresh understanding of the political economy of women’s work in India and its relationship with the Indian state. The study critically analyses the concept and ... More

The Straight LineHow the Fringe Science of Ex-Gay Therapy Reoriented Sexuality

The Straight Line: How the Fringe Science of Ex-Gay Therapy Reoriented Sexuality

Tom Waidzunas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816696147
eISBN:
9781452953663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696147.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The Straight Line argues that scientific definitions of “sexual orientation” are not merely reflections of human nature, but emerged through a process of social negotiation involving opposing social ... More

StraightsHeterosexuality in Post-Closeted Culture

Straights: Heterosexuality in Post-Closeted Culture

James Joseph Dean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762752
eISBN:
9780814785812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762752.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Since the Stonewall Riots in 1969, the politics of sexual identity in America have drastically transformed. But the changes wrought by a so-called “post-closeted culture” have not just affected the ... More

Strange NaturesFuturity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological Imagination

Strange Natures: Futurity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological Imagination

Nicole Seymour

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037627
eISBN:
9780252094873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037627.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book investigates the ways in which contemporary queer fictions offer insight on environmental issues through their performance of a specifically queer understanding of nature, the nonhuman, and ... More

Surrogate Motherhood and the Politics of Reproduction

Surrogate Motherhood and the Politics of Reproduction

Susan Markens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252035
eISBN:
9780520940970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252035.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book takes on one of the hottest issues on the fertility front—surrogate motherhood—and illuminates the culture wars that have erupted over new reproductive technologies in the United States. In ... More

There Goes the Gayborhood?

There Goes the Gayborhood?

Amin Ghaziani

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Gay neighborhoods, like the legendary Castro District in San Francisco and New York's Greenwich Village, have long provided sexual minorities with safe havens in an often unsafe world. But as our ... More

This Year's Model"Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour"

This Year's Model: "Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour"

Elizabeth A. Wissinger

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814794180
eISBN:
9780814794197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794180.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Over the last four decades, the fashion modeling industry has become a lightning rod for debates about Western beauty ideals, the sexual objectification of women, and consumerist desire. Yet, as ... More

Tough ChoicesBearing an Illegitimate Child in Japan

Tough Choices: Bearing an Illegitimate Child in Japan

Ekaterina Hertog

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761291
eISBN:
9780804772396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761291.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

As is the case in Western industrialized countries, Japan is seeing a rise in the number of unmarried couples, later marriages, and divorces. What sets Japan apart, however, is that the percentage of ... More

transForming genderTransgender practices of identity, intimacy and care

transForming gender: Transgender practices of identity, intimacy and care

Sally Hines

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349163
eISBN:
9781447304074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349163.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book contributes to contemporary gender and sexuality studies. At a time when transgender practices are the subject of increasing social and cultural visibility, it marks the first UK study of ... More

Troubling ViolenceA Performance Project

Troubling Violence: A Performance Project

M. Heather Carver and Elaine J. Lawless

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732085
eISBN:
9781604733471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732085.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book, which follows the collaboration between the author, a performance studies professor, and ethnographic folklorist Elaine J. Lawless, traces the creative development of a performance troupe ... More

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