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Gender as a Social Structure

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/9780199324385.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The chapter reviews the social scientific research on gender beginning with biological theories and then moving on to psychological ones. Attention then moves to sociological theories developed as ... More


Getting to a Utopian World Beyond Gender

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/9780199324385.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This final chapter suggests that the incompatibilities of expectations and realities at different levels of the gender structure create “crises tendencies” that may provide leverage that future ... More


The Gendered Organizational Structure of Large Law Firms

Jennifer L. Pierce

in Gender Trials: Emotional Lives in Contemporary Law Firms

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201071
eISBN:
9780520916401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201071.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the gendered organizational structure of the two law firms in this study: the legal department of Bonhomie Corporation; and Lyman, Lyman and Portia (LLP). It highlights the ... More


The Rebels

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/9780199324385.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter analyzes respondents called rebels because they challenge the gender structure at the individual, interactional, and ideological macro levels, as do the innovators. But they go further; ... More


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

Barbara J. Risman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199324385
eISBN:
9780190846794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199324385.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this book Barbara J. Risman uses her gender structure theory to tackle the question about whether today’s young people, Millennials, are pushing forward the gender revolution or backing away from ... 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


Bringing Gender into the Emerging Adulthood Literature: Where Do the Millennials Stand?

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/9780199324385.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter begins with an overview of the thematic trends that emerged across chapters in these analyses including the relationship between gendered identities and sexuality and the subjective ... More


The True Believers

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/9780199324385.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This is the first data chapter. In this chapter, respondents who are described as true believers in the gender structure, and essentialist gender differences are introduced and their interviews ... More


Establishing Disparate Treatment through Masculinities

Ann C. McGinley

in Masculinity at Work: Employment Discrimination through a Different Lens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780814796139
eISBN:
9780814764329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796139.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter discusses the way masculinities theory can be used to prove a disparate treatment case under Title VII by identifying invisible stereotypes about women (e.g. “aggressive bitch,” ... More


Toward a Feminist Political Economy of Sexual Violence in War

Sara Meger

in Rape Loot Pillage: The Political Economy of Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190277666
eISBN:
9780190277680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277666.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter posits a feminist political economy framework for understanding the causes and consequences of wartime sexual violence. Drawing on insights from feminist analyses of rape in war and ... More


Introduction

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/9780199324385.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter is an introduction and presents an overview of the book. Risman identifies her standpoint as a second-wave white feminist sociologist who has studied gender since throughout the 20th ... More


Taxation as a Human Rights Issue: Gender and Substantive Equality

Sandra Fredman

in Tax, Inequality, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190882228
eISBN:
9780190882266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882228.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter suggests a four-dimensional conception of substantive equality to evaluate the gendered impacts of taxation policies from a human rights perspective. The four-dimensional framework of ... More


Labor and Love in Guatemala: The Eve of Independence

Catherine Komisaruk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757041
eISBN:
9780804784603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757041.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book explores the gendered mechanisms that have fueled many of the major developments in Latin America's social history. Focusing on Guatemala in the late colonial period, the book demonstrates ... More


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