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Rape Myths

Caroline Blyth

in The Narrative of Rape in Genesis 34: Interpreting Dinah's Silence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199589456
eISBN:
9780191594571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589456.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter introduces the reader to the subject of rape myths, those stereotyped, false beliefs about sexual violence, which impact upon individual and community responses towards victims of rape. ... More


The Straddlers

Barbara J. Risman

in Where the Millennials Will Take Us: A New Generation Wrestles with the Gender Structure

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199324385
eISBN:
9780190846794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199324385.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter analyzes respondents called straddlers because they straddle the gender structure. They try to meet gender expectations because they fear the consequences but don’t necessarily believe ... More


The Innovators

Barbara J. Risman

in Where the Millennials Will Take Us: A New Generation Wrestles with the Gender Structure

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199324385
eISBN:
9780190846794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199324385.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter introduces the innovators and provides a portrait of them. The chapter analyzes these innovators at the individual, interactional, and macro level of the gender structure. The chapter ... More


Millennial Women and Shifting Gender Expectations

Jana Riess

in The Next Mormons: How Millennials Are Changing the LDS Church

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190885205
eISBN:
9780190938277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885205.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses sexism in Mormon culture. Dedicated to a particular version of family values in which women are seen as primarily responsible for bearing and nurturing children, Mormonism is ... More


Nine Centuries of Man: Manhood and Masculinity in Scottish History

Lynn Abrams and Elizabeth L. Ewan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403894
eISBN:
9781474430951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403894.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

What did it mean to be a man in Scotland over the past nine centuries? Scotland, with its stereotypes of the kilted warrior and the industrial ‘hard man’, has long been characterised in masculine ... More


Living the Third Shift: Latina Adolescent Street Vendors in Los Angeles

Emir Estrada and Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines gendered expectations resulting not only from the intersecting relations of race and class but also from the age as well as the inequality of nations that gives rise to ... More


Great Expectations: The Struggles of Hmong American High School Boys

Bic Ngo and Pa Nhia Lor

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter seeks to contribute to the current gap in research that focuses on the experiences of Hmong American boys and young men. It draws on ethnographic research with Hmong American male high ... More


Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Case Study in the Rhetoric of Female Political Figures

Moana Vercoe, Randall Gonzalez, and Jean Reith Schroedel

in Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199328734
eISBN:
9780199398966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328734.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Although leadership studies identify charisma as an important characteristic of effective leaders, there has been little research into the ways that political figures use rhetorical constructs to ... More


Garage Sales and Suburban Subversiveness

Jennifer Le Zotte

in From Goodwill to Grunge: A History of Secondhand Styles and Alternative Economies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631905
eISBN:
9781469631929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631905.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the origins and rise of another new form of secondhand exchange: the garage sales. Hosted and attended mostly by women, garage sales emerged in 1950s suburbs as tactics for ... More


Mrs. Brooks and President Roosevelt

Pamela H. Simpson

in Corn Palaces and Butter Queens: A History of Crop Art and Dairy Sculpture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676194
eISBN:
9781452947921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676194.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter considers the role of gender as it is embodied in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century butter sculpture. Caroline Brooks used butter as a means to circumvent nineteenth-century ... More


Concluding Thoughts

Francesca Degiuli

in Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Chapter 8 provides a review of the many topics covered throughout the book and emphasizes how, notwithstanding some minor transformations, the organization of eldercare in Italy continues to rely ... More


The Shaping of New Subjects

Francesca Degiuli

in Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Chapter 5 analyzes how im/migrant women coming to Italy from all corners of the world and from very different backgrounds in terms of class, education, and work experience are transformed into home ... More


Introduction: Eating Her Words

Kate Manne

in Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190604981
eISBN:
9780190605018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604981.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Considers three cases in which we not only need to name a problem to do justice to girls and women, but in which male dominance is actively tied to blocking and preempting the term’s usage, or ... More


Skilling the Unskilled: The Multiple Dimensions of Eldercare

Francesca Degiuli

in Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Chapter 6 describes the routines of both live-in and live-out workers throughout a typical day on the job. In the process the chapter reveals that home eldercare assistance while often being ... More


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