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Vulnerable Women, Invulnerable Men?: The Need for Intersectionality in HIV/AIDS Prevention

Shari L. Dworkin

in Men at Risk: Masculinity, Heterosexuality and HIV Prevention

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479806454
eISBN:
9781479819683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806454.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Chapter 3 critically assesses the existing underlying emphasis in public and global health HIV prevention research--and discourse—that is focused on the popular frame of “vulnerable” women and ... More


Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Shane Blackman and Ruth Rogers (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447330523
eISBN:
9781447330578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330523.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The book critically engages with neo-liberal policies and media representations of youth austerity as a constructed social crisis but remaining the mechanism used by both government and media to ... More


Feminist Accountability: Disrupting Violence and Transforming Power

Ann Russo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780814777169
eISBN:
9780814777176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777169.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The book is divided into three sections: The first section, Cultivating Feminist Accountability, explores practices of accountability that embrace critical engagement of the power lines that shape ... More


Dark Age Nunneries: The Ambiguous Identity of Female Monasticism, 800-1050

Steven Vanderputten

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715945
eISBN:
9781501715976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715945.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The two-and-a-half centuries between 800 and 1050 are commonly viewed as a 'dark age' in the history of women's monasticism. Dark, in the sense that the realities of life in and around the cloister ... More


Downed By Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

Signithia Fordham

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689668
eISBN:
9781452955216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689668.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Downed by Friendly Fire examines the ubiquity of violence and the need to rehabilitate its prevailing physical classification, especially as it relates to gender. The book seeks to change the meaning ... More


Eudora Welty, Whiteness, and Race Reconsidered: An Introduction

Harriet Pollack

in New Essays on Eudora Welty, Class, and Race

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496826145
eISBN:
9781496826190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826145.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Responding to work begun in the 2013 collection Eudora Welty, Whiteness, and Race that mined and deciphered the complexity of her responses to the Jim Crow South, the thirteen diverse voices of New ... More


Voix Blanche?: Annie Ernaux, French Feminisms and the Challenge of Intersectionality

Lyn Thomas

in Making Waves: French Feminisms and their Legacies 1975-2015

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620429
eISBN:
9781789629880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620429.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

One of the most important ‘nouvelle vérités’ that has challenged 1970s feminisms in the Anglophone world is intersectionality, and particularly the need to address race and ethnicity as constantly ... More


Intersections and institutions: new pathways in making sense of female serial killers

Elizabeth Yardley and David Wilson

in Female Serial Killers In Social Context: Criminological institutionalism and the case of Mary Ann Cotton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447326458
eISBN:
9781447327639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326458.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter proposes a new way of making sense of female serial killers. Firstly, the potential value of an ‘intersectional’ approach, which considers a range of social divisions simultaneously, is ... More


Precarity, migration and ageing

Karen Kobayashi and Mushira Mohsin Khan

in Precarity and Ageing: Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340850
eISBN:
9781447340904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340850.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The profile of older adults in the Global North is changing rapidly with increasing proportions of foreign-born ageing populations. Despite their demographic significance, very little research has ... More


Conclusion

Fran Amery

in Beyond Pro-life and Pro-choice: The Changing Politics of Abortion in Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529204995
eISBN:
9781529205404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204995.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter places abortion debates in Britain in the context of both anti-abortion strategy worldwide and the global struggle for reproductive justice, touching on issues of race, ethnicity, ... More


Grandfamilies in the United States: an intersectional analysis

Megan L. Dolbin-MacNab and April L. Few-Demo

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter utilised the theoretical framework of intersectionality to provide a critical analysis of grandparents raising grandchildren, or grandfamilies, in the United States. The analysis focused ... More


Disordered Violence: How Gender, Race and Heteronormativity Structure Terrorism

Caron Gentry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474424806
eISBN:
9781474480574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424806.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Disordered Violence argues that neither mainstream nor critical Terrorism Studies scholarship goes far enough in interrogating the structures that determine how terrorism is understood and therefore ... More


Current challenges to gender mainstreaming in Europe

Vera Lomazzi and Isabella Crespi

in Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Equality in Europe: Policies, Culture and Public Opinion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447317692
eISBN:
9781447318057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317692.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses some of the most urgent challenges to gender equality policies in Europe. The European gender-mainstreaming strategy represents one of the few attemptsto promoting gender ... More


Trafficking across Borders

Geraldine Pratt

in Working Feminism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615698
eISBN:
9780748671243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615698.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter reviews debates that have preoccupied feminists since the 1990s about the co-production or intersectionality of nationalism, racial difference, sexuality, gender and capitalist ... More


Intersectionalities and Multiplicities: Race and Materiality in Literature for the Young

Roberta Seelinger Trites

in Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children's and Adolescent Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813800
eISBN:
9781496813848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813800.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter uses Michael Hames-García’s concept of “multiplicity,” which builds on the concept of intersectionality from Critical Race Theory. Intersectionality involves awareness of the ways that ... More


Decolonizing Hybridity through Intersectionality and Diaspora in the Poetry of Olinda Beja

Daniel F. Silva

in Anti-Empire: Decolonial Interventions in Lusophone Literatures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941008
eISBN:
9781789628999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941008.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter considers how Beja, born in 1946 in the African archipelago of São Tomé and Príncipe, seeks to produce a signifying chain that emerges from the centuries-long impact of imperial power on ... More


The Search for Dancing Men

Maxine Leeds Craig

in Sorry I Don't Dance: Why Men Refuse to Move

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199845279
eISBN:
9780199369614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845279.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter suggests that dance is an ideal vantage point from which to examine masculinity as it is co-constructed with race and class. White heterosexual masculinity has a history during which the ... More


Claiming the Throne: Multiplicity and Agency in Cinda Williams Chima’s The Seven Realms Series

Katherine A. Wagner and Megan McDonough

in The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496808714
eISBN:
9781496808752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808714.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Katherine A. Wagner and Megan McDonough turn to issues of intersectionality and young adult literature in “Claiming the Throne: Multiplicity and Agency in Cinda Williams Chima’s The Seven Realms ... More


Conclusion: When the Walls Come Down

Shilyh Warren

in Subject to Reality: Women and Documentary Film

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042539
eISBN:
9780252051371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042539.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Women’s documentary filmmaking deserves renewed attention--not just because of what can be gleaned about the past lives of feminism and documentary, but also because women’s anthropologically ... More


Education systems and intersectionality

Christiane Gross, Anja Gottburgsen, and Ann Phoenix

in Education Systems and Inequalities: International Comparisons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326106
eISBN:
9781447326212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326106.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter introduces an intersectional theoretical perspective as a means both to analyse educational systems and to compare the utility of different methods for analysing the intersectional ... More


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