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The Knowledge Worker and the Divided University

Rosemary Deem, Sam Hillyard, and Mike Reed

in Knowledge, Higher Education, and the New Managerialism: The Changing Management of UK Universities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199265909
eISBN:
9780191708602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265909.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines the contemporary conditions of academic work and management in UK universities as organizations. In so doing, it also raises questions about the wider purposes of universities ... More


Gender Trials: Emotional Lives in Contemporary Law Firms

Jennifer Pierce

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201071
eISBN:
9780520916401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201071.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This ethnography examines the gendered nature of today's large corporate law firms. Although increasing numbers of women have become lawyers in the past decade, this book discovers that the double ... More


What Has Poverty Got to Do With It?: Feminist Frameworks for Analyzing Violence against Women

Jacqui True

in The Political Economy of Violence against Women

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755929
eISBN:
9780199979516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755929.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 sets out the elements of a feminist political economy method employed to analyze different forms of violence against women, their causes, and their consequences. It stresses the linkages ... More


Farmer

Gail Hershatter

in The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267701
eISBN:
9780520950344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267701.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the entry of rural Chinese women into full-time collective farming and the implications for individual women, families, and rural collectives. It explains that the new ... More


Gender and the Body

Lisa Sousa

in The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar, and Other Narratives of Native Women in Archives of Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804756402
eISBN:
9781503601116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756402.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 2 draws on theories of the body, gender performativity, and dress, to show how gender was inscribed on the body to create the appearance of difference, which, in turn, shaped all social ... More


The Aspirational Ethos: Gender, Consumerism, and Labor

Brooke Erin Duffy

in (Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love: Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300218176
eISBN:
9780300227666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218176.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that the gendered history of the producer/consumer binary is a multifarious one, structured through evolving norms about women's social positioning within various spheres, most ... More


Gendering the roots of radical nationalism

Carrie Hamilton

in Women and ETA: The Gender Politics of Radical Basque Nationalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075452
eISBN:
9781781700754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075452.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter analyses the place of the Church and cuadrilla in the development of Euskadi ta Askatasuna (ETA) in the 1950s and 1960s, looking at the roots of radical nationalism through the lens of ... More


Economic Difficulties and a Contradictory Alliance

Susan Thistle

in From Marriage to the Market: The Transformation of Women's Lives and Work

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245907
eISBN:
9780520939196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245907.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores how the economic difficulties of the 1970s and the early 1980s placed great pressures on the already weakened framework of support for women's household work, hastening its ... More


Constructing the male warrior and the homefront heroine1

Carrie Hamilton

in Women and ETA: The Gender Politics of Radical Basque Nationalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075452
eISBN:
9781781700754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075452.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter investigates the militarisation of radical nationalism during the 1970s in order to understand women's roles in Euskadi ta Askatasuna (ETA). It suggests that the process of ... More


The Institution of Marriage

Carrie Yodanis

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on the cultural ideals of the institution of marriage and the implications of changing cultural beliefs about marriage for the domestic organization of households. It uses survey ... More


Disruptive Fixation: School Reform and the Pitfalls of Techno-Idealism

Christo Sims

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163987
eISBN:
9781400885299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163987.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In New York City in 2009, a new kind of public school opened its doors to its inaugural class of middle schoolers. Conceived by a team of game designers and progressive educational reformers and ... More


Dead Cities and Other Forms of Protest, 1952–1955

Michelle Chase

in Revolution Within the Revolution: Women and Gender Politics in Cuba, 1952-1962

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625003
eISBN:
9781469625027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625003.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the very earliest forms of oppositional activity that emerged in the wake of Fulgencio Batista’s coup. Focusing on the often-ignored period of 1952 to 1955, the chapter ... More


Working Women and Reproductive Labor

Rohini Hensman

in Workers, Unions, and Global Capitalism: Lessons from India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148009
eISBN:
9780231519564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148009.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses strategies to defend the equality and dignity of working women. Despite the rising number of women joining the labor force globally, women continue to be an underprivileged ... More


Is the Gendered Division of Labor a Problem of Distribution?

Gina Schouten

in Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy, Volume 2

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198759621
eISBN:
9780191821608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759621.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses the legitimacy (roughly, the permissibility of using collective political power or force) of political interventions to change the gendered division of labor (of, for example, ... More


Conclusion: Youth, Gender and Fashion Globalization

Angela B. V. McCracken

in The Beauty Trade: Youth, Gender, and Fashion Globalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199908066
eISBN:
9780199381517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908066.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter returns to the research questions posed in the introduction. The chapter concludes that norms of gender are changing; beautification is more important to gender socialization than ever, ... More


Sharing and Dividing Farm Work

Grey Osterud

in Putting the Barn Before the House: Women and Family Farming in Early Twentieth-Century New York

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450280
eISBN:
9780801464171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450280.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the increasing scale and degree of specialization of commercial farms and the trend toward combining off-farm labor with small-scale farming affected the gender division of ... More


Living the Third Shift: Latina Adolescent Street Vendors in Los Angeles

Emir Estrada and Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines gendered expectations resulting not only from the intersecting relations of race and class but also from the age as well as the inequality of nations that gives rise to ... More


Sex in School: Educating the Junior High Students in Early Republican China

Jen-der Lee

in Gender, Health, and History in Modern East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390908
eISBN:
9789888455096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390908.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Nearly two hundred volumes of physiology and hygiene textbooks, together with governmental and other materials, are investigated in this chapter to illuminate the intricacies in drawing the moral ... More


Couples and Children: Gender, Caregiving, and Foraging Together

Nurit Bird-David

in Us, Relatives: Scaling and Plural Life in a Forager World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293403
eISBN:
9780520966680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293403.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The foragers’ tiny-scale context has been largely overlooked in discussions of foragers’ gendered division of labor, child-care, and alloparenting. Ethnography spanning ritual, foraging pursuits, ... More


Rural-urban and gender differences in time spent in unpaid household work in India

Laishram Ladusingh

in Work and Health in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447327363
eISBN:
9781447327370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327363.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter addresses the crucial issues of gender and rural–urban differences in the time spent on unpaid household work in India. These are particularly pressing issues given the wide disparities ... More


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