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Amending the Violence Against Women Act

Ray Brescia

in The Future of Change: How Technology Shapes Social Revolutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748110
eISBN:
9781501748134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748110.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter studies the effort to reauthorize and expand the reach of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). In September of 1994, after years of grassroots advocacy, U.S. Congress passed the ... More


The Universities Expansion Made

Steven Brint

in Two Cheers for Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182667
eISBN:
9780691184890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182667.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter argues that the traditional structures and purposes of colleges and universities are intended to produce two outcomes: the expansion of knowledge, principally in the disciplines but also ... More


It Takes a Village, People: Social Strain and Support for Trans Partnerships and Families

Carla A. Pfeffer

in Queering Families: The Postmodern Partnerships of Cisgender Women and Transgender Men

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199908059
eISBN:
9780190656355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908059.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter considers the potential dangers and harm associated with being socially recognized and misrecognized by others. In this chapter, cis women describe instances of being welcomed within ... More


“We Are Family”: Building Community at Pride

Katherine McFarland Bruce

in Pride Parades: How a Parade Changed the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479803613
eISBN:
9781479817788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803613.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter Five extends beyond the protest aspect of Pride, examining the lively and communal characteristics of the celebrations. Pride parades are not just about challenging cultural stigmatization, ... More


Conclusion: The Trouble with Marriage

Leigh Moscowitz

in The Battle over Marriage: Gay Rights Activism through the Media

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038129
eISBN:
9780252095382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038129.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This concluding chapter highlights the limits of commercial media as a route to social change and critiques the institution of marriage as a route to inclusive citizenship. It first considers how gay ... More


Land of 10,000 Loves: A History of Queer Minnesota

Stewart Van Cleve

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676453
eISBN:
9781452948935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676453.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

For too long, LGBTQ communities—including Minnesota’s—have been maligned, misrepresented, and often outright ignored. Myths regarding the queer experience have grown and become embedded in local and ... More


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