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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


Embodiment and Gender

Jennifer Robertson

in Robo sapiens japanicus: Robots, Gender, Family, and the Japanese Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520283190
eISBN:
9780520959064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283190.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In humans and humanoid robots alike, gender—femininity and masculinity—constitutes an array of learned behaviors that are cosmetically and sartorially enabled and enhanced. In humans, these behaviors ... 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


Introduction

Jennifer Higginbotham

in The Girlhood of Shakespeare's Sisters: Gender, Transgression, Adolescence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748655908
eISBN:
9780748684397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655908.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter argues that it is time to rethink the two dominant scholarly models for conceptualizing early modern gender and social hierarchies in Shakespeare’s England: 1) the triangular ... More


Unbinding Imperial Time: Chrononormativity and Paul’s Letter to the Romans

James N. Hoke

in Sexual Disorientations: Queer Temporalities, Affects, Theologies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277513
eISBN:
9780823280483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277513.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Beginning from a feminist and queer de-centering approach, this consideration of Romans 13:1-7 (Paul’s exhortation that everyone submit to ruling authorities) demonstrates that Paul’s reliance on the ... More


Recognition

Bonnie Mann

in Sovereign Masculinity: Gender Lessons from the War on Terror

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981649
eISBN:
9780199355020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981649.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Dichotomous gender still holds sway over the apparatus of perception. Here the notion of gendered style is used to make sense of the persistent “weight” of gender in the life of the individual ... More


How Not to Speak of Algeria

Hélène Cixous

in Volleys of Humanity: Essays 1972-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639038
eISBN:
9780748653638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639038.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on Algeria and writing about Algeria. It first highlights the difficulties Cixous experienced when confronted with the word nation, and reveals her Algerian roots. It then looks ... More


Reveal or conceal: public humiliation and banishment as punishments in early Islamic times

Everett K. Rowson

in Public Violence in Islamic Societies: Power, Discipline, and the Construction of the Public Sphere, 7th-19th Centuries CE

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637317
eISBN:
9780748653164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637317.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on two forms of punishment during the early Umayyad period: public humiliation and banishment. These two forms of punishment are especially, although not exclusively, associated ... More


“Oh, My Brown-Skinned Darling”: Sex, Music, and Egyptianness

Daniel J. Gilman

in Cairo Pop: Youth Music in Contemporary Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689279
eISBN:
9781452949260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689279.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

The aural and visual aesthetic criteria of shababiyya. The role of sexuality and seduction in shababiyya. Sexuality and race as components of Egyptian national identity. Beginnings of racialized ... More


Cairo Pop: Youth Music in Contemporary Egypt

Daniel J. Gilman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689279
eISBN:
9781452949260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689279.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This book represents the first scholarly engagement with shababiyya, the genre of popular music that dominates consumption in the Arab world in general and Egypt in particular. This genre is hugely ... More


Good Music, Bad Music, and Youth Music

Daniel J. Gilman

in Cairo Pop: Youth Music in Contemporary Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689279
eISBN:
9781452949260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689279.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

The introductory chapter lays out the ideas and subject matter of the book. I review the names and summarize the qualities of the major genres of pop music produced and consumed in Cairo. I explain ... More


“The Hardest Thing to Say”: Taxonomies of Aesthetics

Daniel J. Gilman

in Cairo Pop: Youth Music in Contemporary Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689279
eISBN:
9781452949260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689279.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

The aesthetic qualities of high-prestige artists sometimes figured as shababiyya. Exceptionality as a form of prestige but also of marginalization. The limits of taxonomy as a useful theoretical ... More


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