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Accidental FeminismGender Parity and Selective Mobility among India's Professional Elite

Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India's Professional Elite

Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691182537
eISBN:
9780691199993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182537.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In India, elite law firms offer a surprising oasis for women within a hostile, predominantly male industry. Less than 10 percent of the country's lawyers are female, but women in the most prestigious ... More

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

Austerity, Women and the Role of the StateLived Experiences of the Crisis

Austerity, Women and the Role of the State: Lived Experiences of the Crisis

Vicki Dabrowski

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210521
eISBN:
9781529210552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210521.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Using interviews with women from diverse backgrounds, the author of this book makes an invaluable contribution to the debates around the gendered politics of austerity in the UK. Exploring 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

Black Queer FreedomSpaces of Injury and Paths of Desire

Black Queer Freedom: Spaces of Injury and Paths of Desire

GerShun Avilez

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043376
eISBN:
9780252052255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043376.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this book, GerShun Avilez argues that queerness, here meaning same-sex desire and gender nonconformity, introduces the threat of injury and that artists throughout the Black diaspora use queer ... More

Black Sexual EconomiesRace and Sex in a Culture of Capital

Black Sexual Economies: Race and Sex in a Culture of Capital

Adrienne D. Davis and BSE Collective (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042645
eISBN:
9780252051494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042645.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book is a compilation of contemporary and previously unpublished scholarship on Black sexualities. The sixteen essays work to untangle the complex mechanisms of dominance and subordination as ... 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

Capable Women, Incapable StatesNegotiating Violence and Rights in India

Capable Women, Incapable States: Negotiating Violence and Rights in India

Poulami Roychowdhury

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190881894
eISBN:
9780197533888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881894.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

How do women claim rights against violence in India and with what consequences? By observing how women navigate the Indian criminal justice system, Roychowdhury provides a unique lens on rights ... More

Chinese Men's Practices of Intimacy, Embodiment and KinshipCrafting Elastic Masculinity

Chinese Men's Practices of Intimacy, Embodiment and Kinship: Crafting Elastic Masculinity

Siyang Cao

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212983
eISBN:
9781529213010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212983.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book explores Chinese young men’s views of manhood and how they construct and negotiate masculinities in everyday lives. Drawing from empirical research, it uses the term shenti (body-self) as a ... 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

COMPUGIRLSHow Girls of Color Find and Define Themselves in the Digital Age

COMPUGIRLS: How Girls of Color Find and Define Themselves in the Digital Age

Kimberly A. Scott

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044083
eISBN:
9780252053023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044083.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

A considerable amount of attention and money has been spent on programs aimed to improve the technical skills of girls of color. The impact of such efforts is not clearly understood. This book ... 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

Credible ThreatAttacks Against Women Online and the Future of Democracy

Credible Threat: Attacks Against Women Online and the Future of Democracy

Sarah Sobieraj

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190089283
eISBN:
9780190089320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089283.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book argues that the rampant hate-filled attacks against women online are best understood as patterned resistance to women’s political voice and visibility. This abuse and harassment coalesces ... 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

Dirty Jokes and Bawdy SongsThe Uncensored Life of Gershon Legman

Dirty Jokes and Bawdy Songs: The Uncensored Life of Gershon Legman

Susan G. Davis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042614
eISBN:
9780252051456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042614.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Born into a poor Jewish family, folklorist Gershon Legman (1917-99) made an independent career for himself in the study of erotic literature and obscene folklore. The book is the first full biography ... More

Disrupting DignityRethinking Power and Progress in LGBTQ Lives

Disrupting Dignity: Rethinking Power and Progress in LGBTQ Lives

Stephen M. Engel and Timothy S. Lyle

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781479852031
eISBN:
9781479836161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479852031.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Dignity is having a moment. It pervades our cultural, political, and legal imagination and has become a basis for LGBTQ+ rights and visibility. How has the word been invoked? Who has done so and why? ... More

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