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Mothers and Infants

Sudhir Kakar

in The Inner World: A Psychoanalytical Study of Childhood and Society in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077152
eISBN:
9780199081103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077152.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter suggests that infancy is the foundation for all later psychological experience. Moreover, the nature of an individual’s first relationship—with his mother—profoundly influences the ... More


Allegories of Postsocialism

Lisa Rofel

in Other Modernities: Gendered Yearnings in China after Socialism

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520210783
eISBN:
9780520919860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520210783.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Turning in this chapter to the current period and to the youngest cohort, which came of age in the 1980s and 1990s, one can readily see the disjunctures that distinguish this most recent project of ... More


Pink Girls and Ball Guys?: Gender and Competitive Children’s Activities

Hilary Levey Friedman

in Playing to Win: Raising Children in a Competitive Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276758
eISBN:
9780520956698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276758.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter presents studies that explains why most children's activities are associated with aspects of feminine or masculine identity. Barrie Thorne's Gender Play demonstrates how both adults and ... More


Introduction: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early Twenty-first Century

Elana Levine

in Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039577
eISBN:
9780252097669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039577.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This introductory chapter briefly tackles the broad scope of scholarly literature on feminized popular culture, and also provides an overview of this area in the twenty-first century. Its focus is on ... More


Feminine latin/o American Identities on the American Alternative landscape: From the Women of love and rockets to la Perdida

Ana Merino

in The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737929
eISBN:
9781604737936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737929.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines the work of the Hernandez brothers and contextualizes these creators within “contemporary women’s comics” and the way different material contexts of production invoke particular ... More


No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

Susan Goodier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037474
eISBN:
9780252094675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037474.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the complicated history of the suffrage movement in New York State by delving into the stories of women who opposed the expansion of voting rights to women. The book makes the case ... More


§ American Girls and French Jeunes Filles: Negotiating National Identities in Interwar France

in Internationalism, National Identities, and Study Abroad: France and the United States, 1890-1970

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762533
eISBN:
9780804773386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762533.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Women comprised the vast majority of undergraduates in the United States who went to study in France in the 1920s and 1930s. This chapter examines the unique experience of American women students who ... More


Narratives of Nine Italian-American Women: Childhood, Work, and Marriage

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The author was a participant-observer of some first- and second-generation Italian-American women in New York City. The thematic content of the life stories of these women, who had lived all of their ... More


‘Being Female’: Verse Commemoration at the Coemeterium S. Agnetis (Via Nomentana)

Dennis Trout

in Being Christian in Late Antiquity: A Festschrift for Gillian Clark

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199656035
eISBN:
9780191767821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656035.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Early Christian Studies

What can inscriptions add to our conversations about the ways of being Christian and female in the fourth and fifth centuries? More particularly, did the medium of epigraphic poetry, with its ... More


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