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Ronald M. Peters and Cindy Simon Rosenthal

in Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the New American Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195383737
eISBN:
9780199852802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383737.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Nancy Pelosi’s career reveals much about what has changed and the challenges that remain for women who would aspire to the highest levels of governing. At strategic points in her public career, she ... More


Why Who Cleans Counts: What Housework Tells Us about American Family Life

Shannon Davis and Theodore Greenstein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447336747
eISBN:
9781447336792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336747.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

While housework is an often-studied phenomenon, Why Who Cleans Counts frames the performance of housework as a way to understand power dynamics within couples. Using couple-level data from the United ... More


The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America

Kate Haulman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834879
eISBN:
9781469602929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869291_haulman
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In eighteenth-century America, fashion served as a site of contests over various forms of gendered power. This book explores how and why fashion—both as a concept and as the changing style of ... More


The Continuum of Violence: A Gender Perspective on War and Peace

Cynthia Cockburn

in Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230729
eISBN:
9780520937055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230729.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter suggests that a gender perspective on the successive moments in the flux of peace and war is not an optional extra but a stark necessity. It shows what some of features of conflict and ... More


Summary and conclusions

Pat O’Connor

in Management and gender in higher education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719083587
eISBN:
9781781706800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083587.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

There has been surprisingly little research attention paid to higher education in the Irish context. University senior management as an elite has attracted even less attention. Their power is ... More


Ericthonius's Secret: Body Politics in Ariosto's Orlando furioso

Albert Russell Ascoli

in A Local Habitation and a Name: Imagining Histories in the Italian Renaissance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234288
eISBN:
9780823241231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234288.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyzes Ariosto's elaborate exploration of the politics of gender and the gendering of politics in the curious tale of the defeat of the phallocratic giant, Marganorre, by the warrior ... More


Masculinity in Indonesia: Genders, Sexualities, and Identities in a Changing Society

Richard Parker, Regina Maria Barbosa, and Peter Aggleton

in Framing the Sexual Subject: The Politics of Gender, Sexuality, and Power

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218369
eISBN:
9780520922754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218369.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses male sexualities and sexual cultures in Indonesia. It studies the complex ways the construction of masculinity takes place, not only in relation to women and femininity, but ... More


Pyrrhus's Rules: Playing with Power in Boccaccio's Decameron

Albert Russell Ascoli

in A Local Habitation and a Name: Imagining Histories in the Italian Renaissance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234288
eISBN:
9780823241231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234288.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyzes Boccaccio's exploration in Decameron, Day 7 (and surroundings) of the dynamics of the unequal struggle for power between men and women in a shifty “pyrrhic dynamic” in which ... More


Conclusion: Performing Representation?

Shirin M. Rai and Carole Spary

in Performing Representation: Women Members in the Indian Parliament

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199489053
eISBN:
9780199093861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489053.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The conclusion revisits the major theoretical themes of the book to suggest how the issue of women’s representation in the Indian Parliament is framed within the context of neoliberal development and ... More


India’s Human Settlement and Micro Living Environment

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter discusses the population dynamics and future prospect of India’s population growth till around the middle of the present century. In this context it has analysed the regional pattern of ... More


Human System: Population, Development, and Environment

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter discusses the relationship between population growth and the natural environment as mediated through economic development. It discusses both the classical and the neoclassical theories of ... More


Clizia's Histories

Albert Russell Ascoli

in A Local Habitation and a Name: Imagining Histories in the Italian Renaissance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234288
eISBN:
9780823241231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234288.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines Machiavelli's lesser known, yet still estimable, comedy Clizia. While dramatizing, as in Chapters 4 and 7, the gendering of power and the power struggles between the genders, ... More


The social investment approach and gender division of housework across East Asia and Europe

Mi Young An

in Welfare Reform and Social Investment Policy: International Lessons and Policy Implications

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447352730
eISBN:
9781447352747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352730.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the issue of the gender division of housework, focusing on how formal childcare services and parental leave provisions are related to it. It comparatively studies the extent to ... More


Some Further Thoughts on Power

Keith Dowding

in Rational Choice and Political Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529206333
eISBN:
9781529206371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206333.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The first of the new retrospective chapters briefly considers now the author would have presented some of the arguments differently now. It then re-examines the central argument of the book that we ... More


Feminism and Women’s Film History in 1980s Turkey

Eylem Atakav

in Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039683
eISBN:
9780252097775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the relationship between feminism and women's film history in the context of 1980s Turkey. In discussing women's film history, the chapter includes not only the history of women ... More


Conclusion: So, What Is Cooking?

David E. Sutton

in Secrets from the Greek Kitchen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520280540
eISBN:
9780520959309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280540.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Against the background of claims by some that “cooking is dead,” this final chapter considers how Kalymnians define cooking and not cooking; how issues of skill, risk, and embodiment play into these ... More


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