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American PietàsVisions of Race, Death, and the Maternal

American Pietàs: Visions of Race, Death, and the Maternal

Ruby C. Tapia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653102
eISBN:
9781452946153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653102.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book reveals how visual representations of racialized motherhood shape and reflect national citizenship. By means of a sustained engagement with Roland Barthes’s suturing of race, death, and the ... More

Beyond the RapistTitle IX and Sexual Violence on US Campuses

Beyond the Rapist: Title IX and Sexual Violence on US Campuses

Kate Lockwood Harris

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190876920
eISBN:
9780190876968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876920.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In the United States, approximately one in five women experiences rape during college, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students experience sexual violence at higher rates ... More

Black on Both SidesA Racial History of Trans Identity

Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity

C. Riley Snorton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901721
eISBN:
9781452958736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901721.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In Black on Both Sides, C. Riley Snorton identifies multiple intersections between blackness and transness from the mid-nineteenth century to present-day anti-black and anti-trans legislation and ... More

Blind to SamenessSexpectations and the Social Construction of Male and Female Bodies

Blind to Sameness: Sexpectations and the Social Construction of Male and Female Bodies

Asia Friedman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226023465
eISBN:
9780226023779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023779.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

What is the role of the senses in how we understand the world? Cognitive sociology has long addressed the way we perceive or imagine boundaries in our ordinary lives, but this book pushes this ... More

Breaking into the LabEngineering Progress for Women in Science

Breaking into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science

Sue V. Rosser

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776452
eISBN:
9780814771525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776452.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Why are there so few women in science? This book uses the experiences of successful women scientists and engineers to answer the question of why elite institutions have so few women scientists and ... More

Choices Women MakeAgency in Domestic Violence, Assisted Reproduction, and Sex Work

Choices Women Make: Agency in Domestic Violence, Assisted Reproduction, and Sex Work

Carisa R. Showden

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816655953
eISBN:
9781452946092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816655953.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women’s agency: Is it a matter of an individual’s capacity for autonomy? Or of the social conditions that facilitate freedom? Combining theoretical and empirical perspectives, this book investigates ... More

Confronting Postmaternal ThinkingFeminism, Memory, and Care

Confronting Postmaternal Thinking: Feminism, Memory, and Care

Julie Stephens

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149211
eISBN:
9780231520560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149211.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book confronts the core claims of postmaternal thought and criticizes dominant representations of feminism as having forgotten motherhood. It does this through an investigation of oral ... More

Dance With MeBallroom Dancing and the Promise of Instant Intimacy

Dance With Me: Ballroom Dancing and the Promise of Instant Intimacy

Julia A. Ericksen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722664
eISBN:
9780814722855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722664.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Rumba music starts and a floor full of dancers alternate clinging to one another and turning away. Rumba is an erotic dance, and the mood is hot and heavy; the women bend and hyperextend their legs ... More

Dancing TangoPassionate Encounters in a Globalizing World

Dancing Tango: Passionate Encounters in a Globalizing World

Kathy Davis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760291
eISBN:
9780814762912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760291.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Argentinean tango is a global phenomenon. Never before has tango been danced by so many people and in so many different places as today. Argentinean tango is more than a specific music and style of ... More

Digital Feminist ActivismGirls and Women Fight Back Against Rape Culture

Digital Feminist Activism: Girls and Women Fight Back Against Rape Culture

Kaitlynn Mendes, Jessica Ringrose, and Jessalynn Keller

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190697846
eISBN:
9780190697884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697846.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

In recent years, feminists have turned to digital technologies and social media platforms to dialogue, network, and organize against contemporary sexism, misogyny, and rape culture. The emergence of ... More

Diversity in family lifeGender, relationships and social change

Diversity in family life: Gender, relationships and social change

Elisabetta Ruspini

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300939
eISBN:
9781447310877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300939.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

As new forms of family and ‘non-traditional’ families grow in number, there is a need for understanding of these “new” arrangements and models of parenthood. This ground-breaking book discusses, ... More

Dividing the DomesticMen, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

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

Judith Treas and Sonja Drobnič (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this book, leading international scholars roll up their sleeves to investigate how culture and country characteristics permeate our households and our private lives. The book introduces novel ... More

Domestic DaysWomen, Work, and Politics in Contemporary Kolkata

Domestic Days: Women, Work, and Politics in Contemporary Kolkata

Samita Sen and Nilanjana Sengupta

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199461165
eISBN:
9780199087006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461165.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Gender and Sexuality

‘Maids’ have become an inseparable part of the daily lives of ‘middle-class’ urban households in India. Despite the fact that increasing numbers of poor women are joining this profession, very little ... More

Domestic violence and sexualityWhat’s love got to do with it?

Domestic violence and sexuality: What’s love got to do with it?

Catherine Donovan and Marianne Hester

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447307433
eISBN:
9781447311638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307433.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book provides the first detailed discussion in the UK of domestic violence and abuse (DVA) in same sex relationships, offering a unique comparison with DVA experienced by heterosexual women and ... More

Enslaved DaughtersColonialism, Law and Women's Rights

Enslaved Daughters: Colonialism, Law and Women's Rights

Sudhir Chandra

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695731
eISBN:
9780199080311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695731.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book discusses the case of Dadaji Bhikaji against Rukhmabai, his twenty-two year old wife. Dadaji filed the suit against his spouse when, after eleven years, she refused to live with him as per ... More

Family SecretsStories of Incest and Sexual Violence in Mexico

Family Secrets: Stories of Incest and Sexual Violence in Mexico

Gloria González-López

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479855599
eISBN:
9781479821402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855599.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Family Secrets is a thought-provoking feminist-informed sociological study exposing the deeply troubling, hidden, and unspoken issues of incest and sexual violence in Mexican families. Based on 60 ... More

Fashioning FatInside Plus-Size Modeling

Fashioning Fat: Inside Plus-Size Modeling

Amanda M. Czerniawski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814770399
eISBN:
9780814760079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770399.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Fashioning Fat takes us through a model’s day-to-day activities, first at open calls at modeling agencies and then through fashion shows and photo shoots. This bookshows that the mission of many of ... More

FrenemiesFeminists, Conservatives, and Sexual Violence

Frenemies: Feminists, Conservatives, and Sexual Violence

Nancy Whittier

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190235994
eISBN:
9780190236038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190235994.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

What happens when activists who usually oppose each other work to advance similar goals? This book re-conceptualizes models of social movements’ relationships with each other and develops a new ... More

From Here to MaternityBecoming a Mother

From Here to Maternity: Becoming a Mother

Ann Oakley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349341
eISBN:
9781447349365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349341.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The author of this book is a pioneer in the field of sociological research. In this classic re-issue, the author interviewed 60 women to find out what it is really like to have a baby. Covering ... More

Funk the EroticTransaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures

Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures

L. H. Stallings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039591
eISBN:
9780252097683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039591.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Funk, this book exclaims, is a multisensory and multidimensional philosophy used in conjunction with the erotic, eroticism, and black erotica. It is the affect that shapes film, performance, sound, ... More

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