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De madres a hijas: Gendered Lessons on Virginity across Generations of Mexican Immigrant Women

Gloria González-López

in Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225619
eISBN:
9780520929869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225619.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter proposes a bridging of the immigration and gender and sexuality fields in order to carefully study the fluid sexual reinventions that are created by mexicanas in the United States. It ... More


Gendered Scripts and the Sexual Scene: Promoting Sexual Subjects among Brazilian Teenagers

Richard Parker, Regina Maria Barbosa, and Peter Aggleton

in Framing the Sexual Subject: The Politics of Gender, Sexuality, and Power

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218369
eISBN:
9780520922754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218369.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter aims to re-think the types of intervention strategies that have controlled education and prevention approaches to HIV/AIDS vulnerability. It analyzes in detail the roles of gender and ... More


Studying Gendered Sexualities over the Life Course: A Conceptual Framework

Laura M. Carpenter and John DeLamater

in Sex for Life: From Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes Throughout Our Lives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772522
eISBN:
9780814723814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772522.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter provides a comprehensive, general conceptual framework that can be used to investigate sexual phenomena. This framework, which is called the gendered sexuality over the life course ... More


Queer Excursions: Retheorizing Binaries in Language, Gender, and Sexuality

Lal Zimman, Jenny Davis, and Joshua Raclaw (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199937295
eISBN:
9780199345854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937295.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Across scholarship on gender and sexuality, binaries like female versus male and gay versus straight have been problematized as symbols of the stigmatization and erasure of non-normative subjects and ... More


Seeing Sodomy in the Middle Ages

Robert Mills

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169125
eISBN:
9780226169262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169262.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

During the Middle Ages in Europe, some sexual and gendered behaviors were labeled “sodomitical” or evoked using ambiguous phrases such as the “unmentionable vice” or the “sin against nature.” How, ... More


Jerome in a Dress

Robert Mills

in Seeing Sodomy in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169125
eISBN:
9780226169262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169262.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The Introduction begins by analyzing a miniature in the Belles Heures of Jean de Berry, which relates the legend of how Saint Jerome is subjected to a practical joke in which he mistakenly ... More


Tango Nuevo

Carolyn Merritt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042190
eISBN:
9780813043029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042190.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book examines a controversial topic that has yet to be addressed in the literature on Argentine tango, the most recent incarnation of tango nuevo (new tango) dance. Alternately attributed to ... More


‘Decadent Imports’, ‘Vile Abominations’: Transnational Discourses on Male–Male Sex and the Missionary Position in Buganda, 1875–1910

Lindsay Ehrisman

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the origins of contemporary homophobic discourse in Uganda. It argues that hegemonic claims of an exclusively heterosexual tradition in Uganda have been intimately connected to ... More


Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture

Angelique V. Nixon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628462180
eISBN:
9781626746039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Resisting Paradise asserts the importance of both tourism and diaspora in shaping Caribbean cultural and sexual identity. It examines Caribbean cultural producers who contend with the region’s ... More


In the Lógos of Love: Promise and Predicament in Catholic Intellectual Life

James L. Heft and Una M. Cadegan (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190280031
eISBN:
9780190280062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280031.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book contains chapters covering theology, history, law, and media studies of religion about the current situation and potential of Catholic intellectual life. Most of the chapters originated as ... More


Masculinity’s Others: Women, Nuns, and Trans Women

Ward Keeler

in The Traffic in Hierarchy: Masculinity and Its Others in Buddhist Burma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824865948
eISBN:
9780824876944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865948.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Men’s superior status within Burmese society places women, nuns, and trans women in positions of subordinate status. Debate about women’s “relatively high standing” in Burmese society is best ... More


Gender, Spaces, Changes: Emergent Identities in a Scotland in Transition

Neil Blain and David Hutchison

in The Media in Scotland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627998
eISBN:
9780748671205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627998.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter opens by noting two key aspects of the construction of Scottish identity which are problematic for gender representation. These are defined as a return to a static past, and the filmic ... More


Film Spectatorship and the Tensions of Modernity

Dong Hoon Kim

in Eclipsed Cinema: The Film Culture of Colonial Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474421805
eISBN:
9781474434782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421805.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The interrogation of film spectatorship and reception continues in the last chapter, expanding the scope of the inquiry. While the colonial experience was one of many historical factors that affected ... More


Religion in the Kitchen: "Cooking, Talking, and the Making of Black Atlantic Traditions"

Elizabeth Pérez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479861613
eISBN:
9781479803217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861613.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book argues that cooking and talking are at the very quick of Black Atlantic religions. It shows that tasks like butchering, although manual, are far from menial, and “idle chatter” does a ... More


Hysterical Citizenship in Grand's: The Heavenly Twins

Zarena Aslami

in The Dream Life of Citizens: Late Victorian Novels and the Fantasy of the State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241996
eISBN:
9780823242030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241996.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Sarah Grand's landmark New Woman novel The Heavenly Twins attacked the social and political structures that endangered middle-class women's physical health toward the end of the nineteenth century. ... More


Post-Mandarin: Masculinity and Aesthetic Modernity in Colonial Vietnam

Ben Tran

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823273133
eISBN:
9780823273188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273133.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Post-Mandarin: Masculinity and Aesthetic Modernity in Colonial Vietnam redefines global modernism in terms of realism. The monograph challenges some of the central assumptions about the literary ... More


Manejame como un auto (Drive Me Like a Car)

Carolyn Merritt

in Tango Nuevo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042190
eISBN:
9780813043029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042190.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

To what extent is the growth of tango nuevo facilitating a more autonomous position for women within the dance? In this chapter, I examine the performance of sex and gender in Argentine tango. From ... More


How Does Oppression Work?: Insights from Hong Kong Lesbians’ Labeling Practices

Andrew D. Wong

in Language, Sexuality, and Power: Studies in Intersectional Sociolinguistics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190210366
eISBN:
9780190210397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210366.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Sociolinguists have become increasingly engaged with intersectionality theory in the last few years. They have been particularly successful at demonstrating how this theory illuminates ... More


Measuring Manhood: Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830-1934

Melissa N. Stein

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816673025
eISBN:
9781452952437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673025.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Measuring Manhood describes how race became the purview of science and the processes by which race was constructed as a biological phenomenon with far-reaching social, cultural, and political ... More


Introduction

Hannah Schwadron

in The Case of the Sexy Jewess: Dance, Gender and Jewish Joke-work in US Pop Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190624194
eISBN:
9780190624231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624194.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This introductory chapter frames the book’s emphasis on the twenty-first-century Sexy Jewess, whose image proliferates in neoburlesque, comedy, mainstream film, and progressive pornography. A review ... More


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