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Explaining Cultural and Sex Differences in Responses to Supportive Communication: A Dual-Process Approach

Brant R. Burleson and Lisa K. Hanasono

in Support Processes in Intimate Relationships

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195380170
eISBN:
9780199864355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380170.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Men and women, as well as members of different cultural groups, respond somewhat differently to the social and emotional support they receive. In particular, women discriminate somewhat more finely ... More


Gender and the Human Genome

Sarah S. Richardson

in Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084688
eISBN:
9780226084718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084718.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

History yields concrete insights about sex chromosome science that might be productively taken up by genetic researchers today. Three prescriptions follow from this book’s analysis. The first is to ... More


Sex/Gender Matters and Sex/Gender Materialities in the Brain

Anelis Kaiser

in Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Anelis Kaiser examines the sciences of the brain and the brain itself as contested sites for the exploration of sex/gender in material terms. She draws from Barad’s understanding of materiality to ... More


Introduction

Wenqing Kang

in Obsession: Male Same-Sex Relations in China, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099807
eISBN:
9789882207233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099807.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Discussing male same-sex relations in China during the first half of the twentieth century entailes using the wide vocabulary that is often seen in translated literary works, sexological writings, ... More


Deleuze and Queer Theory

Chrysanthi Nigianni and Merl Storr

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634040
eISBN:
9780748652563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634040.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This collection of work introduces a major shift in debates on sexuality: a shift away from discourse, identity, and signification, to a radical new conception of bodily materialism. Moving away from ... More


Trickle Down

Yvonne C. Zimmerman

in Other Dreams of Freedom: Religion, Sex, and Human Trafficking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942190
eISBN:
9780199980765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942190.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the contents of the United States' anti-trafficking legislation, the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, and documents this legislation's little-known religious ... More


Deflating the Puzzles

Mari Mikkola

in The Wrong of Injustice: Dehumanization and its Role in Feminist Philosophy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190601072
eISBN:
9780190601119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601072.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Earlier chapters argued that influential attempts to understand gendered social kinds fail by their own lights. This chapter undertakes a more radical critique: that we can deflate semantic puzzles ... More


The Heart Has Its Reasons: Social Rationality in Mate Choice

Alison P. Lenton, Lars Penke, Peter M. Todd, and Barbara Fasolo

in Simple Heuristics in a Social World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195388435
eISBN:
9780199950089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388435.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The specific circumstances in which an individual encounters their mate options may influence how she chooses and, ultimately, whom she chooses. In particular, the choice environment may affect the ... More


Monks Are Men Too: Domesticating Monastic Subjects

Charlene E. Makley

in The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250598
eISBN:
9780520940536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250598.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter ends the study of the basic roles of sex and gender in the recontextualization process of national incorporation in the Sino-Tibetan frontier zone. It considers the unstable nature of ... More


Introduction: Physiological Habits

Shannon Sullivan

in The Physiology of Sexist and Racist Oppression

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190250607
eISBN:
9780190250638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190250607.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter introduces the book by arguing that feminist and critical philosophy of race need to engage more robustly with the medical and biological sciences. It explains physiological habits as ... More


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