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Domestic violence and sexuality: What’s love got to do with it?

Catherine Donovan and Marianne Hester

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447307433
eISBN:
9781447311638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307433.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book provides the first detailed discussion in the UK of domestic violence and abuse (DVA) in same sex relationships, offering a unique comparison with DVA experienced by heterosexual women and ... More


Perpetual Dependency: The Life Course of Male Workers in a Merchant House

Sakurai Yuki

in Recreating Japanese Men

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267374
eISBN:
9780520950320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267374.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In early modern Japan the process of maturation had a significant social dimension. Everyone went through a coming-of-age ceremony, however what it meant depended on the individual’s sex and status. ... More


Segregation and clustering in the labour market: men, women and local-level analysis

Lisa Buckner

in Policy for a change: Local labour market analysis and gender equality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420541
eISBN:
9781447302988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420541.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter addresses what local-level analysis reveals about segregation and clustering in the labour market among women. It also extends the argument for analysing disaggregated data to include ... More


“This is men’s work”

Michael A. Messner, Max A. Greenberg, and Tal Peretz

in Some Men: Feminist Allies in the Movement to End Violence against Women

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199338764
eISBN:
9780190226220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338764.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter introduces a framework for understanding the historical development of feminist engagements with rape and domestic violence in the United States and men’s emergence as allies. The life ... More


Attack of the Queer Atomic Mutants: The Ironic Environmentalism of Shelley Jackson’s

Nicole Seymour

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037627
eISBN:
9780252094873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037627.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the alternate reality of the 2006 novel Half Life, wherein the United States has implemented a program of self-bombing to atone for Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This bombing gives ... More


Strategies for maximising participation from LGB people in internet surveying in the United States

Andy Dunlap

in Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: International perspectives in social work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447309673
eISBN:
9781447313526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309673.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In order to better understand the experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) people within the health care and social services systems, researchers must overcome important difficulties ... More


The Music Hasn’t Stopped: The Aging Dancer

Julia A. Ericksen

in Dance With Me: Ballroom Dancing and the Promise of Instant Intimacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722664
eISBN:
9780814722855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722664.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the challenges faced by aging ballroom dancers. While many amateurs discover the joys of partner dancing in their later years, professional dancers face a relentless emphasis on ... More


Well-being and Being Well: The Happiness Quotient

Samita Sen and Nilanjana Sengupta

in Domestic Days: Women, Work, and Politics in Contemporary Kolkata

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199461165
eISBN:
9780199087006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461165.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the narratives in some detail to try and understand the struggles the women are engaged in and how they themselves perceive these. There are many women, usually young married ... More


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