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(Un)Familiar FemininitiesStudies in Contemporary Lesbian South Asian Texts

(Un)Familiar Femininities: Studies in Contemporary Lesbian South Asian Texts

Aneeta Rajendran

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199454914
eISBN:
9780199085385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199454914.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The female homosexual in South Asia is not always a visible lesbian person. She is often a figuration of an act that challenges hegemonic ideas of gender and female subjectivity. This lesbian ... More

Uneasy WarriorsGender, Memory, and Popular Culture in the Japanese Army

Uneasy Warriors: Gender, Memory, and Popular Culture in the Japanese Army

Sabine Fruhstuck

Katharine Rodger (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247949
eISBN:
9780520939646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247949.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Following World War II, Japan's postwar constitution forbade the country to wage war or create an army. However, with the emergence of the Cold War in the 1950s, Japan was urged to establish the ... More

Unraveling Farmer Suicides in IndiaEgoism and Masculinity in Peasant Life

Unraveling Farmer Suicides in India: Egoism and Masculinity in Peasant Life

Nilotpal Kumar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199466856
eISBN:
9780199087402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466856.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Psychology and Interaction

‘Farmers’ suicides’ have largely been framed through official suicide statistics, and they have been explained in terms of agrarian production-related crisis across geographies. Based on ethnographic ... More

Violence, Martyrdom and PartitionA Daughter's Testimony

Violence, Martyrdom and Partition: A Daughter's Testimony

Nonica Datta

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699340
eISBN:
9780199080236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699340.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book presents the oral testimony of Subhashini (1914–2003), the woman head of a well-known Arya Samaj institution devoted to women's education in rural north India. Subhashini's narrative ... More

Vita SexualisKarl Ulrichs and the Origins of Sexual Science

Vita Sexualis: Karl Ulrichs and the Origins of Sexual Science

Ralph M. Leck

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040009
eISBN:
9780252098185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040009.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Karl Ulrichs' studies of sexual diversity galvanized the burgeoning field of sexual science in the nineteenth century. But in the years since, his groundbreaking activism has overshadowed his ... More

Women and New LabourEngendering politics and policy?

Women and New Labour: Engendering politics and policy?

Claire Annesley, Francesca Gains, and Kirstein Rummery (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348289
eISBN:
9781447304302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348289.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Although there is a growing body of international literature on the feminisation of politics and the policy process and, as New Labour's term of office progresses, a rapidly growing series of texts ... More

Women in and out of paid workChanges across generations in Italy and Britain

Women in and out of paid work: Changes across generations in Italy and Britain

Cristina Solera

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349309
eISBN:
9781447304319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349309.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Over the last fifty years women's employment has increased markedly throughout developed countries. Women of younger generations are much more likely than their mothers and grandmothers to enter the ... More

Women in WarThe Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Jocelyn Viterna

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

Over the past several decades, women have joined insurgent armies in significant and surprising numbers. Why do women become guerrilla insurgents? What experiences do they have in guerrilla armies? ... More

Women Rough Sleepers In EuropeHomelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Women Rough Sleepers In Europe: Homelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Kate Moss and Paramjit Singh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447317098
eISBN:
9781447317104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317098.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women’s rough sleeping is a major issue across Europe and is especially problematic within the current economic climate. Based on a European Union DAPHNE III-funded project, this important book tells ... More

Women's Emancipation and Civil Society OrganisationsChallenging or Maintaining the Status Quo?

Women's Emancipation and Civil Society Organisations: Challenging or Maintaining the Status Quo?

Christina Schwabenland, Chris Lange, Jenny Onyx, and Sachiko Nakagawa (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447324775
eISBN:
9781447324799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324775.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women are at the heart of civil society organisations. Through them they have achieved many successes, challenged oppressive practices at local and global levels and have developed outstanding ... More

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