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Gender Ideology

Susan Starr Sered

in Priestess, Mother, Sacred Sister: Religions Dominated by Women

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195104677
eISBN:
9780199853267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104677.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Given the high emotional charge elicited by ideas about gender, we can expect to find that members of women's religious care very much indeed about issues of gender, that gender ideologies of women's ... More


 Gendered Charisma: Charisma and Women in African Pentecostalism

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter continues the discussion on Pentecostal missionary practice by focusing on another major question related to women: do Pentecostals adequately conceptualize and utilize the resources of ... More


Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Karin E. Gedge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

By examining a wide variety of public and private primary sources from northeastern, mid-Atlantic, and midwestern states, Gedge challenges an assumption prevalent in nineteenth-century culture as ... More


Gender Roles and Women's Status: What They Mean to Hausa Muslim Women in Northern Nigeria

Elisha P. Renne

in Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Compares characteristics associated with women's status commonly used in demographic surveys with women's status, matsayi mace, as it is defined by a group of Hausa Moslem women in the northern ... More


Seductive Forms: Women's Amatory Fiction from 1684 to 1740

Ros Ballaster

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184775
eISBN:
9780191674341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184775.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Historicist and feminist accounts of the ‘rise of the novel’ have neglected the phenomenon of the professional woman writer in England prior to the advent of the sentimental novel in the 1740s. This ... More


Gone Astray; or, What the Public Feared

Karin E. Gedge

in Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The gender ideology of separate spheres that emerged in nineteenth-century America prescribed public roles for men and private roles for women while, at the same time, asking clergy and women to ... More


Mending Fences; or, What the Public Saw

Karin E. Gedge

in Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

At the same time that ministerial misconduct exposed the flaws in separate spheres ideology, the accounts of two dozen clergymen’s trials disclose the ways they worked to repair and reinforce the ... More


A slow march forward: the impact of religious change on gender ideology in the contemporary United States

Joshua D. Tuttle and Shannon N. Davis

Elisabetta Ruspini, Glenda Tibe Bonifacio, and Consuelo Corradi (eds)

in Women and Religion: Contemporary and Future Challenges in the Global Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336358
eISBN:
9781447336396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336358.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter talks about the substantial decline of Mainline Protestantism and the tremendous growth of the religiously unaffiliated population. It examines how these cultural changes are related to ... More


Forbidden and Forgotten Territory; or, Where the Pastor Feared to Tread

Karin E. Gedge

in Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Shifting gender ideologies threatened to marginalize Protestant clergy in the domestic sphere where much of traditional pastoral training and work took place. The “professionalization” of the clergy ... More


French Romance of the Later Middle Ages: Gender, Morality, and Desire

Rosalind Brown-Grant

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554140
eISBN:
9780191721069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554140.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Whilst French romances of the 12th and 13th centuries enjoy a privileged place in the literary history of France, romances from the later middle ages have been neglected by modern scholars. In ... More


Introduction: Reassessing Late Medieval Romance

Rosalind Brown‐Grant

in French Romance of the Later Middle Ages: Gender, Morality, and Desire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554140
eISBN:
9780191721069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554140.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines how traditional negative assessments of the historical climate and culture of the late middle ages in France ever since the time of scholars such as Johan Huizinga, have led to ... More


Cultural Foundations of Moral Imagination

Yvonne C. Zimmerman

in Other Dreams of Freedom: Religion, Sex, and Human Trafficking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942190
eISBN:
9780199980765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942190.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces several key movements, including separate spheres gender ideology, the Cult of True Womanhood, and the ideology of romantic love, through which Protestant conceptions of morality ... More


Exoticism and the Politics of Difference in Late Nineteenth-Century Spanish Periodicals

LOU CHARNON-DEUTSCH

in Culture and Gender in Nineteenth-Century Spain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198158868
eISBN:
9780191673399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158868.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter's exoticism is a psychological mediation that plays a role both in international identity politics and in national sexual ideologies that determine gender roles at the level of the ... More


Introduction: Ain't I a Fluctuating Identity?

Ary A. Hoffmann

in Culture and Gender in Nineteenth-Century Spain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198158868
eISBN:
9780191673399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158868.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

There is a growing recognition, reflected in this book, that gender has to be viewed against the public spheres where political and national identities are inextricably bound together with gender ... More


Forming Femininity in Antiquity: Eve, Gender, and Ideologies in the Greek Life of Adam and Eve

Vita Daphna Arbel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199837779
eISBN:
9780199932351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199837779.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book investigates representations of the emblematic first woman by examining one of the earliest and most influential accounts of Adam and Eve subsequent to the Hebrew Bible, namely the ... More


Archaeology and Gender Ideologies in Early Archaic Greece†

Ian Morris

in Sex and Difference in Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613199
eISBN:
9780748651016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613199.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the role of archaeology in writing proper histories of Greek gender ideologies in the archaic period. The greatest achievement of feminist historians in the 1970s was to force ... More


A Gender Agenda: Deborah in Holy Writ and Handel

Deborah W. Rooke

in Handel's Israelite Oratorio Libretti: Sacred Drama and Biblical Exegesis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199279289
eISBN:
9780191738050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279289.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The libretto of Deborah, written by Samuel Humphreys, manipulates the biblical story's gender ideology in order to present a compliment to the Hanoverian queen Caroline. In the biblical text, the ... More


Conclusion: “the unpardonable sin”

Mary Farmer-Kaiser

in Freedwomen and the Freedmen's Bureau: Race, Gender, and Public Policy in the Age of Emancipation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232116
eISBN:
9780823234943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232116.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

With varying degrees of success, African-American women encountered, trusted, challenged, and used the Freedmen's Bureau in their efforts to shape the outcome of emancipation. ... More


Women and Literature in the Goethe Era 1770-1820: Determined Dilettantes

Helen Fronius

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199210923
eISBN:
9780191705793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210923.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, European Literature

German literature during the era of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1770-1820) was dominated by men. Women were discouraged from reading, and scorned as writers; Friedrich Schiller saw female writers as ... More


Gendered Ethnicity: Creating a Hindu Indian Identity in the United States

Prema Kurien

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/9780520225619.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter centers on the primary role of gender in the creation of ethnic cultures and communities among Hindu Indian immigrants. It begins by showing that gender constructs and relations are ... More


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