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The Persistence Of Inequality

Cecilia L. Ridgeway

in Framed by Gender: How Gender Inequality Persists in the Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755776
eISBN:
9780199894925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755776.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Previous chapters addressed the persistence of inequality in existing institutions; this chapter examines persistence at sites of economic and social innovation. Evidence shows that gender ... More


English Sexuality in the Twentieth Century: Ignorance, Silence, and Gendered Sexual Cultures

Hera Cook

in The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, and Contraception 1800-1975

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199252183
eISBN:
9780191719240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252183.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter provides a summary of changing sexual behaviour and attitudes in the first two thirds of the 20th century. It shows that English sexual mores were shaped by ignorance of physical ... More


Where in the World is the Border Between Male and Female?: Immigration and Generation in the Twentieth Century

Mary P. Ryan

in Mysteries of Sex: Tracing Women and Men through American History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830628
eISBN:
9781469606057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876688_ryan.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on another historical source of gender change: a powerful wave of immigration into the United States. It begins by discussing the competing patterns of gender differentiation ... More


Changing gender roles and family formation: overview of key issues and previous research

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter 1 presents an overview of the key issues and previous research relevant to changing gender roles and family formation. The chapter presents a review of the literature covering several ... More


Sheltering Women: Negotiating Gender and Violence in Northern Italy

Sonja Plesset

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753012
eISBN:
9780804767866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753012.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Residents of Parma, Italy pride themselves on their sophistication and connection to European modernity. But despite a reputation for civility, intimate partner violence continues to take place, ... More


July 2001: Transsexual Law

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses, in 2001, the then current position of transsexuals in the law. The Court of Appeal had applied the Corbett rule in the case of Bellinger v Bellinger, and the European Court of Human Rights ... More


Women’s Lives

Subhadra Mitra Channa

in The Inner and Outer Selves: Cosmology, Gender, and Ecology in the Himalayas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198079422
eISBN:
9780199082261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198079422.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Among the Jads, the women belong to the social and the men to the natural order; therefore, the village belongs to the women who play the central role in social life and village economy. In this ... More


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