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Shenoute and the Women of the White Monastery

Rebecca Krawiec

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129434
eISBN:
9780199834396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195129431.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Analyzes the evidence for the lives of women living in the White Monastery, located in upper Egypt, under its third abbot, Shenoute, who served from 385–464 c.e. Several of Shenoute's letters, which ... More


Transcending Gender in Ballet's LINES

Jill Nunes Jensen

in When Men Dance: Choreographing Masculinities Across Borders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195386691
eISBN:
9780199863600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386691.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

Through dance and gender analysis, with reference to dance reviews and dancer interviews, Jill Nunes Jensen proposes that the choreography of San Francisco‐based Alonzo King encourages men and women ... More


Women’s Empowerment and Work with Men in HIV and Antiviolence Programs

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/9781479806454.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Recent behavioral HIV prevention interventions that take gender relations into account focus on two separate tracks of work—one on “women’s empowerment” and one focused on “work with men.” No ... More


Gender, Migration and the Global Race For Talent

Anna Boucher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099458
eISBN:
9781526104212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099458.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In the global race for skilled immigrants, governments compete for workers. In pursuing such individuals, governments may incidentally discriminate on gender grounds. Existing gendered differences in ... More


New selection grids: points tests and gender effects, 1993–2003

Anna Boucher

in Gender, Migration and the Global Race For Talent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099458
eISBN:
9781526104212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099458.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 5 considers the second case study - changes in skilled immigration points tests in Australia and Canada over the decade from 1993 to 2003. This Chapter argues that the points test adopted in ... More


Gender Implementation in the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Pascha Bueno-Hansen

in Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru: Decolonizing Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039423
eISBN:
9780252097539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039423.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines how the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (PTRC) reinforces a logic that upholds social hierarchies while also opening new spaces to consider a gender analysis. When ... More


Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Bina Agarwal

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Economists studying environmental collective action and green governance have paid little attention to gender. Research on gender and green governance in other disciplines has focused mainly on ... More


What Can Applying a Gender Lens Contribute to Conflict Studies? A Review of Selected MICROCON Working Papers 1

Colette Harris

in A Micro-Level Perspective on the Dynamics of Conflict, Violence, and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664597
eISBN:
9780191749254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664597.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses a set of MICROCON working papers to show what can be gained by using a gender lens in conflict analysis. It divides the approach adopted in these papers into four conceptual ... More


Active Citizenship: Gender Equality and Democracy

Rona Fitzgerald

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter starts with the observation that the concept of citizenship embedded in the classical republican tradition is inherently ‘gender biased’. It then argues for a concept of active ... More


Gendering, inequalities, and the limits of policy

Suzanne Clisby and Julia Holdsworth

in Gendering women: Identity and mental wellbeing through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781847426772
eISBN:
9781447311645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426772.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introductory chapter sets out the theoretical and methodological framework of the book. The introduction explains how the volume facilitates, through gender analysis, a greater understanding of ... More


Women’s Past and the Currents of U.S. History

Kathy Peiss

in Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758908
eISBN:
9780814759226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758908.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the birth of professional women's and gender history in the United States amid the broader social, political, and intellectual currents of the 1960s. In particular, it examines ... More


Feminist Legal Theory Meets Masculinities Theory

Nancy E. Dowd, Nancy Levit, and Ann C. McGinley

in Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764039
eISBN:
9780814764046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764039.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores the theoretical scope of masculinities scholarship and suggests some ways it can contribute to the project of equality and justice. First, it discusses the history and ... More


Boys and Education

Nancy E. Dowd

in The Man Question: Male Subordination and Privilege

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720059
eISBN:
9780814785379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720059.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines how masculinities affect boys as they move through the educational process. There has been a significant amount of research on the emotional and psychological development of ... More


Sex Itself

Sarah S. Richardson

in Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084688
eISBN:
9780226084718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084718.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter situates the sex chromosomes within the history of twentieth century theories of sex, gender, and sexuality. The author shows how the X and Y chromosomes, thought of as “sex itself,” ... More


Strategic Instantiations of Gendering in the Global Economy

Saskia Sassen

in Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225619
eISBN:
9780520929869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225619.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter takes the analysis of gender to a whole new level. The author suggests that a new “counter-geography of globalization” is ongoing, which is partly constituted by the unauthorized and ... More


Universal Credit: overview and gender implications

Fran Bennett

in Social Policy Review 24: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2012

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447304470
eISBN:
9781447307662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304470.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

From October 2013, the UK government is introducing a new ‘super’ means-tested benefit, universal credit, bringing together various payments for those in and out of work. Its main goals are to ... More


Scandalous Economics: Gender and the Politics of Financial Crises

Aida A. Hozic and Jacqui True (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190204235
eISBN:
9780190204266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204235.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This volume is about the scandalous uses and abuses of gender in the aftermath of the global financial crisis (GFC). It argues that an explicitly feminist approach to the GFC and its ongoing effects ... More


Portrait of a Woman in Silk: Hidden Histories of the British Atlantic World

Zara Anishanslin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300197051
eISBN:
9780300220551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197051.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Through the story of a portrait of a woman in a silk dress, this book embarks on a fascinating journey, exploring and refining debates about the cultural history of the eighteenth-century British ... More


The Cultural Origins of the Cultural Revolution

Wang Zheng

in Finding Women in the State: A Socialist Feminist Revolution in the People's Republic of China, 1949-1964

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292284
eISBN:
9780520965867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292284.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Locating a turning point in socialist film industry in 1964, this chapter demonstrates a crucial moment when a socialist feminist revolution of culture was replaced by the ascending Cultural ... More


Introduction

Katherine Natanel

in Sustaining Conflict: Apathy and Domination in Israel-Palestine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520285255
eISBN:
9780520960794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285255.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The introduction outlines the main puzzle of the book: the question of what lies beneath sentiments of political despair as expressed by leftist Jewish Israelis when confronted with the seeming ... More


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