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A New Gender Contract

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Why We Need a New Welfare State

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256433
eISBN:
9780191599170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256438.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses two closely woven issues: that of harmonizing (making compatible) the dual aims of careers and motherhood that most European women now pursue; and that of achieving full gender ... More


Gender and New Organizational Forms

Gail Hebson and Irena Grugulis

in Fragmenting Work: Blurring Organizational Boundaries and Disordering Hierarchies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199262236
eISBN:
9780191698859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262236.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter explores changing organizational forms from a gendered perspective. The first section discusses whether fluid organizational boundaries challenge gender segregation by identifying the ... More


Going Online: Saudi Female Intellectual Preachers in the New Media

Laila Makboul

in Muslim Preaching in the Middle East and Beyond: Historical and Contemporary Case Studies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467476
eISBN:
9781474491204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467476.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the phenomenon of female intellectual preachers (dāʿiyāt muthaqqafāt) in Saudi Arabia, their engagement in the new media and by extension their participation in the public ... More


The Rising Tide of Equality and Democratic Reform

Thomas Borstelmann

in The 1970s: A New Global History from Civil Rights to Economic Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141565
eISBN:
9781400839704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141565.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the beginnings of the equal rights movement in the 1970s. During this decade, gender—the social and cultural roles associated with a particular sex—became a crucial and widely ... More


Higher Education and Gender Inequality

in Gendered Trajectories: Women, Work, and Social Change in Japan and Taiwan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760096
eISBN:
9780804771047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760096.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the Japanese and Taiwanese educational systems, showing that the quality and composition of a country's labor supply largely depend on women's and men's educational ... More


“When There Were No Women”: Gender and the Experience of Peonage

Bartholomew Dean

in Urarina Society, Cosmology, and History in Peruvian Amazonia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033785
eISBN:
9780813038384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033785.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses an assessment of Urarina women's partial loss of control over the circulation of one of the most important wealth items that they produce: palm-fiber goods. Using ethnographic ... More


“Being Good-Looking is Capital”

Wen Hua

in Buying Beauty: Cosmetic Surgery in China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139811
eISBN:
9789888180691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139811.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Since China launched its historic process of economic reform and opening up in the late 1970s, women have become vulnerable to the impact of economic restructuring on employment. This chapter focuses ... More


Afterword: Continuums, Mobility, Places on the Train

Leslie Bow

in Partly Colored: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791325
eISBN:
9780814739129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791325.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This afterword describes two notions of segregation that were published in the form of memoirs in the New York Times Magazine. In the first essay, “American Dreams,” food becomes the occasion to ... More


Breaking the Metal Ceiling: Female Entrepreneurs who Succeed in Male-Dominated Sectors

Francisco Campos, Markus Goldstein, Laura McGorman, Ana Maria Munoz Boudet, and Obert Pimhidzai

in Towards Gender Equity in Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198829591
eISBN:
9780191868115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829591.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Evidence from developed and developing countries indicates that there is significant gender segregation within the labour market, with women more likely to work in low-productivity sectors or less ... More


Women, families and the ‘Great Recession’ in the UK

Susan Harkness

in Social Policy Review 25: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312741
eISBN:
9781447312857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312741.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In the final chapter, the focus returns to the UK and the gender impact of the current recession. All the preceding chapters have drawn attention to gender divisions in both unemployment and ... More


Haciye Sabah’s Story: A Teacher on Trial

Leslie Peirce

in Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228900
eISBN:
9780520926974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228900.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes a court case in Aintab involving a teacher named Haciye Sabah. It explains that in July 1541, Sabah was sentenced by the judge to public humiliation and banishment from the ... More


Creating a Feminist Cultural Front: women of china

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/9780520292284.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Challenging the assumption of “Party propaganda,” this chapter finds a feminist cultural front in the ACWF’s flagship magazine Women of China and illuminates state feminist discursive maneuvers that ... More


A Conspicuous Silence: U.S. Foreign Policy, Women, and Saudi Arabia

Valerie M. Hudson and Patricia Leidl

in The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164924
eISBN:
9780231539104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164924.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter studies the subjugation of women in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is one of the worst countries for females, ranking 145th out of the 158 countries in the U.N. Development Programme's ... More


Reinvention, 1982–1989

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter begins with Sam telling me he wants to leave our marriage and my trying to understand the reasons for our divorce and cope with its overwhelming pain. I begin dating and meet someone new, ... More


Mobile Communication and Sociopolitical Change in the Arab World

Mohammad Ibahrine

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the communication-related sociopolitical changes brought about by the widespread adoption of mobile phones in the Arab world. Circulation of jokes, messages, and obscene ... More


Forging New Doors, 1974–1981

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter opens with my becoming the founding director of the Center for Research on Women (CROW) and learning how to make it financially and programmatically viable. I receive considerable ... More


Theatre and Morality, Passion and Fidelity (1893)

Marilyn Booth

in The Career and Communities of Zaynab Fawwaz: Feminist Thinking in Fin-de-siècle Egypt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192846198
eISBN:
9780191938559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846198.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, World Literature

This chapter analyses Fawwaz’s one play, which as far as we know was never performed. As her first published work, and as an intervention on the question of young people’s rights over their own ... More


Applying Salafism: Negotiating Teachings and Lived Realities

Anabel Inge

in The Making of a Salafi Muslim Woman: Paths to Conversion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190611675
eISBN:
9780190611705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611675.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

As the women sought to apply Salafi teachings, they faced disruptive social realities and major dilemmas—particularly with regard to their relationships with fellow Salafis and family members. Many ... More


‘Marriage Completes Half Your Religion, Sister’: Salafi Match-Making

Anabel Inge

in The Making of a Salafi Muslim Woman: Paths to Conversion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190611675
eISBN:
9780190611705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611675.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This is a colourful account of Salafi women’s struggles to find the ideal husband. It describes how the women painstakingly investigated their suitors—for example, by distributing ‘reference forms’, ... More


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