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The Meanings of Difference: Cognition in Social and Cultural Context

Mary Crawford and Roger Chaffin

in Gender Differences in Human Cognition

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195112917
eISBN:
9780199846900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112917.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes the consequences of a sex-difference approach, then focuses to a new perspective that conceives of gender as a social system that organizes relations of status and power. The ... More


Masochism Masculinity

Kent L. Brintnall

in Ecce Homo: The Male-Body-in-Pain as Redemptive Figure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226074696
eISBN:
9780226074719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074719.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines psychoanalytic discourse about masculine subjectivity—with an eye toward its gendered representations, and attention to the fissures and instabilities within these ... More


Studying Each Other

Tey Meadow

in Trans Kids: Being Gendered in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520275034
eISBN:
9780520964167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275034.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The introduction sets the stage for the intricate discussion of a new identity category, the transgender child, and the first generation of families actively facilitating gender nonconformity. In a ... More


Root Causes, Transnational Mobility and Formations of Patriarchy in the Sex Trafficking of Women

Jackie Turner

in Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474401128
eISBN:
9781474418683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The focus of this chapter is on transnational mobility and formations of patriarchy in the cross border trafficking of women for sexual exploitation. It draws on the findings of an empirical study, ... More


Black Eagle, 1943: Home Front Servicemen, Women Workers, and the Maintenance of Immigrant Masculinity

Matthew L. Basso

in Meet Joe Copper: Masculinity and Race on Montana's World War II Home Front

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226038865
eISBN:
9780226044224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044224.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the fall of 1942, the town of Black Eagle in Montana faced a serious labor shortage amidst World War II. Instead of sending black soldiers as they did in Butte, federal authorities decided to ... More


Queering Celie’s Same-Sex Desire: Impossible Mourning, Trauma, and Heterosexual Failure in Alice Walker’s

Jermaine Singleton

in Cultural Melancholy: Readings of Race, Impossible Mourning, and African American Ritual

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039621
eISBN:
9780252097713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039621.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter places psychoanalytic theories of melancholia in conversation with Walker's The Color Purple to show how “deviant” desire is engendered within and maintained by racialized ... More


Empowerment Boom or Bust?: Assessing Women’s Post–Armed Conflict Empowerment Initiatives

Megan H. Mackenzie

in Female Soldiers in Sierra Leone: Sex, Security, and Post-Conflict Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814761373
eISBN:
9780814771259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814761373.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter presents the ways in which empowerment is used by development and aid agencies, focusing on the reintegration programs for female soldiers of Sierra Leone as a case study. Neoliberal ... More


Disorder dissected (i): the inversion of the gender order

Peter Lake

in How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300222715
eISBN:
9780300225662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222715.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines the inversion of the gender order in the Henry VI plays. The plays show a good deal of this disorder stemming from women either aspiring to get or else successfully climbing ‘on ... More


The History of Sex, Order, and Conflict in Sierra Leone

Megan H. Mackenzie

in Female Soldiers in Sierra Leone: Sex, Security, and Post-Conflict Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814761373
eISBN:
9780814771259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814761373.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter provides an overview of the history of Sierra Leone with a focus on gender ordering and sexual regulation. A look at secret societies can provide some insights into historical and ... More


Homo narrans and the Irrepressibility of Stories

Coralynn V. Davis

in Maithil Women's Tales: Storytelling on the Nepal-India Border

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038426
eISBN:
9780252096303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038426.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter demonstrates that Maithil women weave theories of storytelling into their tales; moreover, some of these theories resonate with those developed in multidisciplinary literatures that ... More


“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State


Marital Sexual Violence, Structural Vulnerability, and Misplaced Responsibility in Northern Việt Nam

Lynn Kwiatkowski

in Marital Rape: Consent, Marriage, and Social Change in Global Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190238360
eISBN:
9780190615208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238360.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Kwiatkowski’s analysis is based on fieldwork in northern Vietnam in two communities in Hà Nội and in a counseling center for women. She explores the emerging cultural discourses surrounding marital ... More


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