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Tearing Off the Veil: Women and Girls Respond to the Kinsey Reports

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter analyzes the responses of young women towards Alfred Kinsey's reports published in his Sexual Behavior in the Human Female (1953). This publication is packed with statistics about issues ... More


Feminist Sexual Futures

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This concluding chapter argues that the 1940s and 1950s gave rise to two alternative norms, both of which have exerted powerful historical influence in distinct ways. The first is ... More


Where the Heart Is: School, Relationships, and the Delight Community

Mara Casey Tieken

in Why Rural Schools Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618487
eISBN:
9781469618500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618487.003.0004
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter describes a school in Delight which was founded in 1903. To the community of Delight, the rural school is a space where people gather. It acts as an animated and dynamic area. ... More


Social Networks: The Links to Community

Sonya Salamon

in Prairie Patrimony: Family, Farming, and Community in the Midwest

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807845530
eISBN:
9781469616094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807845530.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter illustrates how family members interact with members of other households via networks based on bonds of kinship, friendship, religion, and service or political activities. Network links ... More


Epilogue: A Vitality and Validity of Its Own

Minkah Makalani

in In the Cause of Freedom: Radical Black Internationalism from Harlem to London, 1917-1939

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835043
eISBN:
9781469602516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869161_makalani.13
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the year 1958, when seventy-year-old Cyril Briggs sat before the U.S. House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC), under subpoena to answer questions about his Communist ... More


Hearts Beating for Liberty: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest

Stacey M. Robertson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834084
eISBN:
9781469606330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899489_robertson
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Challenging traditional histories of abolition, this book shifts the focus away from the East to show how the women of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin helped build a vibrant ... More


Epilogue

Carolyn Herbst Lewis

in Prescription for Heterosexuality: Sexual Citizenship in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834251
eISBN:
9781469606385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899540_lewis.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Max Levin's article for the New England Journal of Medicine titled “The Physician and the Sexual Revolution” was critical of Alfred Kinsey and other scientific researchers in the new era and its new ... More


Rituals of Control and Liberation

Edward E. Curtis

in Black Muslim Religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960–1975

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830543
eISBN:
9781469606088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877449_curtis.9
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter analyzes the ritual activities of the Nation of Islam. Drawing on selected oral-history interviews, memoirs, and ethnographic accounts of the movement, it attempts to show how these ... More


Reading Gender and Metaphor in Ibn ʿArabī's Cosmos

Saʿdiyya Shaikh

in Sufi Narratives of Intimacy: Ibn 'Arab?, Gender, and Sexuality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835333
eISBN:
9781469601939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869864_shaikh.8
Subject:
Religion, Islam

As part of Ibn Άrabī's mystical methodology, his works are characterized by paradox, ambivalence, and contradiction. Ibn Άrabī uses gendered metaphors to describe all aspects of reality, including ... More


Introduction

Dan Berger

in Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618241
eISBN:
9781469618265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618241.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter shows how prisoners associated prison life with the pursuit of social justice. It all started with a strike at the Folsom State Prison where prisoners demanded improved ... More


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