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Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Myra Strober

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Kicking in the Doorprovides an insider’s view of how sexism operates—what it’s like to live it, study it, and fight it. For not only was I the first woman ever to hold a tenure-track faculty position ... More


Form It! Call a Meeting!: Building a Black Feminist Movement, 1971–1980

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Flo Kennedy’s leadership in creating a black feminist movement to challenge the critical linkages between all forms of oppression, especially racism and sexism. By 1972, while ... More


Symbolic authority and kinship

Neal Curtis

in Sovereignty and Superheroes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085048
eISBN:
9781526104434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085048.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Another important aspect of sovereignty is the symbolic authority it represents. Here, the sovereign not only creates an identity for a people living within a territory, it also determines kinship ... More


Similarities of the Societal Position of Women and Negroes: Education and Protest in New York City, 1943–1948

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Flo Kennedy’s battle to challenge discrimination once she arrived in New York City during World War II. During her first decade in the city, she was an undergraduate at Columbia ... More


I Was the Force of Them: Leading the Women’s Liberation Movement, 1968–1969

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at Flo Kennedy’s activities as a leader of the burgeoning women’s liberation movement. Her actions as a lawyer, fundraiser, and organizer in the Black Power movement enhanced her ... More


The Culture Wars of Faith, Sex, and Gender

Mugambi Jouet

in Exceptional America: What Divides Americans from the World and from Each Other

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293298
eISBN:
9780520966468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293298.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In virtually no other developed country are issues like abortion, contraception, homosexuality, and sexual education as controversial as in America. People in almost all other Western nations tend to ... More


Tolerant but Unaccepting: Thailand’s Non-homophobic but Sexist Male Sexual Culture

Peter A. Jackson

in First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter details the ways in which Thai attitudes to homosexuality and transgenderism are not homophobic but nonetheless reflect persistently sexist, male-centric and often misogynistic views. ... More


Attitudes to Gender, Sexuality, Race and Disability

Geoff Pearson

in An ethnography of English football fans: Cans, cops and carnivals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087219
eISBN:
9781781706145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087219.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The chapter considers equality and discrimination in carnival fan culture. It notes that carnival fan groups are dominated by able-bodied white males and that ‘traditional’ masculine attitudes ... More


Dressed to Regress? The Retributive Politics of the Retrosploitation Pastiche

David Church

in Grindhouse Nostalgia: Memory, Home Video and Exploitation Film Fandom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748699100
eISBN:
9781474408578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699100.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

By internalizing a blend of ironic distance and earnest appreciation, retrosploitation films tend toward pastiche's evaluatively neutral position between parody and homage—an aesthetic ambivalence ... More


Women drinking out in Britain since the early twentieth century

David W. Gutzke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719052644
eISBN:
9781781707050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052644.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is the first book about women’s advance into the man’s world of pub, club and beerhouse that examines drinking habits covering a century and more. Currently, historians view enduring changes in ... More


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