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Policing Pleasure: Sex Work, Policy, and the State in Global Perspective

Susan Dewey and Patty Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785089
eISBN:
9780814785102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785089.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Mónica waits in the Anti-Venereal Medical Service of the Zona Galactica, the legal, state-run brothel where she works in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico. Surrounded by other sex workers, she clutches the ... More


Idle Threats: Men and the Limits of Productivity in Nineteenth Century America

Andrew Lyndon Knighton

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748909
eISBN:
9780814748916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748909.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The nineteenth century witnessed an explosion of writing about unproductivity, with the exploits of various idlers, loafers, and “gentlemen of refinement” capturing the imagination of a country that ... More


Superdads: How Fathers Balance Work and Family in the 21st Century

Gayle Kaufman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814749159
eISBN:
9780814749173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814749159.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In an age when fathers are spending more time with their children than at any other point in the past, men are also facing unprecedented levels of work–family conflict. How do fathers balance their ... More


Cow Boys and Cattle Men: Class and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865-1900

Jacqueline M. Moore

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757390
eISBN:
9780814759844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757390.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Cowboys are an American legend, but despite ubiquity in history and popular culture, misperceptions abound. Technically, a cowboy worked with cattle, as a ranch hand, while his boss, the cattleman, ... More


Immigration and Women: Understanding the American Experience

Susan C. Pearce, Elizabeth J. Clifford, and Reena Tandon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767382
eISBN:
9780814768266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767382.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The popular debate around contemporary U.S. immigration tends to conjure images of men waiting on the side of the road for construction jobs, working in kitchens or delis, driving taxis, and sending ... More


Personalized Medicine: Empowered Patients in the 21st Century?

Barbara Prainsack

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479814879
eISBN:
9781479856909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814879.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Medicine has been personal since long before personalized medicine became popular as a concept. Health professionals have long taken into consideration individual characteristics of their patients ... More


Manufacturing in Japan: Factories and National Policy

Takahiro Fujimoto and Frank Baldwin

in Japan: The Precarious Future

Published in print:
1953
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479889389
eISBN:
9781479830893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889389.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Corporate management, convinced that factories in Japan cannot compete against China’s low wages and lax environmental regulations, have shifted manufacturing operations overseas. This chapter argues ... More


Failing Families, Failing Science: Work-Family Conflict in Academic Science

Elaine Ecklund and Anne E. Lincoln

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479843121
eISBN:
9781479851188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479843121.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Scientists struggle with balancing work and family life like everyone else, while simultaneously trying to live up to the image of the “ideal scientist.” Failing Families, Failing Science explores ... More


Passive Resistance and Class in Lesbian Self-Making: Alev’s Story

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Alev is a lesbian and self-identified feminist in her early twenties. She employs what she calls "passive resistance" in her self-making vis-à-vis her family, who view homosexuality as an ... More


Selling Sex Overseas: Chinese Women and the Realities of Prostitution and Global Sex Trafficking

Ko-lin Chin and James O. Finckenauer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772577
eISBN:
9780814769683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772577.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Every year, thousands of Chinese women travel to Asia and the United States in order to engage in commercial sex work. This book challenges the current sex trafficking paradigm that considers all sex ... More


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