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Feminist Study of the Old Testament

J. Cheryl Exum

in Text in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263913
eISBN:
9780191601187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263910.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the fourth of five chapters on the Old Testament and the reader, and reviews feminist study of the Old Testament. It describes feminist criticism as one of the most significant intellectual ... More


Flaubert: Writing the Masculine

Mary Orr

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159698
eISBN:
9780191673672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159698.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book offers a new approach to Flaubert's major writing and to gender studies as a whole. Through a combination of close reading with a knowledge of current gender studies and particular ... More


Teaching Durkheim

Terry F. Godlove (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195165272
eISBN:
9780199784554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165276.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Emile Durkheim's work on religion occupies a central place in religious studies classrooms today. Durkheim is widely taught, in the social sciences and in phenomenology and history of religions. This ... More


Subversion and Sympathy: Gender, Law, and the British Novel

Martha C. Nussbaum and Alison L. LaCroix (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812042
eISBN:
9780199315888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812042.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book focuses on issues of gender in the British novel of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, particularly Hardy and Trollope. Approaching the topic from a variety of backgrounds, the ... More


Like Mother, Like Son: Hanuman, Goddesses, and Women

Philip Lutgendorf

in Hanuman's Tale: The Messages of a Divine Monkey

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195309225
eISBN:
9780199785391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309225.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Whereas Hanuman is sometimes alleged to be primarily a “men's deity”, this chapter takes a fresh look at his cult through the lens of gender relations and of discourses about sexuality and its ... More


Gender in the Text

D. C. Greetham

in Theories of the Text

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119937
eISBN:
9780191671265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119937.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the problem of gender in textual scholarship and begins with the author sharing an incident in 1986, when a panel on ‘Sex, Text and Context’ was made to investigate how gender ... More


Pushing the Boundaries or Business as Usual? Race, Class, and Gender Studies and Sociological Inquiry

Collins Patricia Hill

in Sociology in America: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226090948
eISBN:
9780226090962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090962.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter addresses the following questions: In what ways, if any, is the sociological subdiscipline of race, class, and gender studies developing the analytical strategies, interpretive ... More


Translating gender between the local and the global1

Samia Mehrez

in Egypt's Culture Wars: Politics and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163746
eISBN:
9781617970399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163746.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Both gender and translation permeate, define, and shape people's identities. Just as they are gendered or gendering beings, they are also translated or translating ones: their gestures, poses, ... More


Reclaiming Femininity: Antigone's ‘Choice’ in Art and Art History

Martina Meyer

in Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199559213
eISBN:
9780191594403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559213.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Feminist responses to Antigone's choice to rebel against masculine authority have largely refocused the text as a discourse of gender difference in order to expose patriarchy's victimization of ... More


The 1s and the 0s: Defining, Socializing, and Disciplining Gender Roles in the Tongzhi Community

Tiantian Zheng

in Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691999
eISBN:
9781452952499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691999.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3 unravels the gender roles and gender dynamics in tongzhi relationships. More specifically, it explores the ways in which tongzhi negotiate, rework, and recast hegemonic codes of masculinity ... More


An “Equal Beard” for “Equal Voting”: Gender and Citizenship in the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Redemption

Melissa N. Stein

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816673025
eISBN:
9781452952437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673025.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter two describes how racial scientists became invested in defining manhood and to whom it applied. During the Civil War, scientists conducted anthropometric studies of union troops, measuring ... More


Traditions of Eve in Antiquity: The Greek Life of Adam and Eve

Vita Daphna Arbel

in Forming Femininity in Antiquity: Eve, Gender, and Ideologies in the Greek Life of Adam and Eve

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199837779
eISBN:
9780199932351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199837779.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The introduction provides background on the GLAE’s relations to Genesis 2–4, and on its text-forms, editions, translations, provenance, and scholarship, including previous scholarly treatments of ... More


“Races of Men”: Ethnology in Antebellum America

Melissa N. Stein

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816673025
eISBN:
9781452952437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673025.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter one traces the rise of scientific racism through the two debates--racial origins and slavery--that drove ethnology’s development and argues the nascent field was entirely male-dominated. It ... More


Inverts, Perverts, and Primitives: Racial Thought and the American School of Sexology

Melissa N. Stein

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816673025
eISBN:
9781452952437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673025.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter three demonstrates that racial science and sexology were not separate fields in America. Rather, they shared the same key scientists, whose assessments of the causes of “perversion” broke ... More


Popular Perceptions of Homosexuality in Postsocialist China

Tiantian Zheng

in Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691999
eISBN:
9781452952499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691999.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 captures current social attitudes toward homosexuality in postsocialist China. This chapter argues that social attitudes toward homosexuality are not as open and tolerant as previous ... More


Conclusion

Mary Orr

in Flaubert: Writing the Masculine

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159698
eISBN:
9780191673672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159698.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. This book suggests various ways in which study of writing the masculine can be undertaken. A focus on how the male characters in ... More


Gender and Immigration: A Retrospective and Introduction

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo

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/9780520225619.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter discusses gender and immigration, especially the place of men and women in society. The first section is concerned with the arrival of immigration scholarship and gender ... More


American Studies: Interdisciplinarity over Half a Century

Jerry A. Jacobs

in In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226069296
eISBN:
9780226069463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069463.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

American studies was one of the first academic fields to embrace the principle of interdisciplinarity. Chapter 8 reviews the history of the field since the late 1940s, summarizes its main ... More


Egypt's Culture Wars: Politics and Practice

Samia Mehrez

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163746
eISBN:
9781617970399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This work presents original research on cultural politics and battles in Egypt at the turn of the twenty-first century. It deconstructs the boundaries between “high” and “low” culture, drawing on ... More


Gender and the Privatization of Military Security: An Introduction

Maya Eichler

in Gender and Private Security in Global Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199364374
eISBN:
9780199364404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364374.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The introduction places the volume within the literatures on private security in global politics and feminist international relations/security studies. The chapter describes the emerging ... More


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