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Queer Curatorship

Jennifer Tyburczy

in Sex Museums: The Politics and Performance of Display

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226315102
eISBN:
9780226315386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315386.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Queer scholarship has emphasized the construction, interpretation, and development of archives and has foregrounded the politics of historiography. This final chapter brings these fields together in ... More


Abandoned Lives: Impossible Projects and Archival Remains

Melanie Micir

in The Passion Projects: Modernist Women, Intimate Archives, Unfinished Lives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691193113
eISBN:
9780691194271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193113.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter theorizes biographical failure, such as what happens when it feels impossible to finish telling a life story. It reads two incomplete biographical projects in the context of what Jack ... More


(Un)Familiar Femininities: Studies in Contemporary Lesbian South Asian Texts

Aneeta Rajendran

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199454914
eISBN:
9780199085385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199454914.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The female homosexual in South Asia is not always a visible lesbian person. She is often a figuration of an act that challenges hegemonic ideas of gender and female subjectivity. This lesbian ... More


Cross-Dressing, Gender-Bending, and Sexual Orientation

Lisa Odham Stokes

in Peter Ho-Sun Chan's He's a Woman, She's a Man

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099708
eISBN:
9789882207257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099708.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The comedy in the film depends on character, situation, characterization, and structure. Gerald Mast notes that the comic movie says something about the relationship between society and humans. ... More


On the Edge of Understanding: Non-Heteronormative Sexuality in Papua New Guinea

Christine Stewart

in Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838829
eISBN:
9780824869489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the issue of non-heteronormative sexuality in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Drawing on PhD fieldwork conducted mainly in Port Moresby in the mid- to late 2000s, it considers people's ... More


African Diasporic Women's Narratives: Politics of Resistance, Survival, and Citizenship

Simone A. James Alexander

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049823
eISBN:
9780813050249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049823.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Motivated by a growing need to address questions of transnationalism, female mobility, and citizenship, this book offers an in-depth study of selective texts of Audre Lorde (Barbadian-American), ... More


Cyclical Movements through Popular Culture

Claire Maree

in queerqueen: Linguistic Excess in Japanese Media

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190869618
eISBN:
9780190869649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869618.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 7 elucidates the main arguments of the book: First, that practices of transcription and media technologies that facilitate the (re)tracing of recorded speech have been central to the process ... More


Production and Navigation of Gender Bias: Heroic Masculinity, Female Misogyny, and Queen Bees

Kumiko Nemoto

in Too Few Women at the Top: The Persistence of Inequality in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702488
eISBN:
9781501706219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702488.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on how men and women workers in Japanese companies participate in the re-creation of and/or navigation of gender biases and stereotypes. Male managers legitimize statistical ... More


Breaking Silence

M. Jacqui Alexander and Beverly Guy-Sheftall

in Building Womanist Coalitions: Writing and Teaching in the Spirit of Love

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042423
eISBN:
9780252051265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042423.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The coauthors of this chapter write about having obtained a grant from the Arcus Foundation to conceptualize a radical project to advance the equality of black GLBT students. They titled the project: ... More


The Pass of Least Resistance: Sexual Orientation and Race in ZZ Packer’s “Drinking Coffee Elsewhere”

Derek Adams

in Neo-Passing: Performing Identity after Jim Crow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041587
eISBN:
9780252050244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041587.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines ZZ Packer’s deconstruction of race as a force that shapes the reader’s perception of sexuality. It proposes a new understanding of unconventional racial passing that occurs ... More


To Make a Woman Happy in Bed …

Amira Jarmakani

in Imperialist Love Story: Desert Romances and the War on Terror

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479815616
eISBN:
9781479896059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479815616.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Moving beyond a focus on specific technologies of imperialism in the war on terror, chapter 4 focuses on the overall structure of the romantic narrative as one that depends on the desire for ... More


Men’s Life Stories

Gloria González-López

in Family Secrets: Stories of Incest and Sexual Violence in Mexico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479855599
eISBN:
9781479821402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855599.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Nine stories of men’s sexual experiences within their families are examined. In contrast to the overwhelming coercive and non-voluntary experiences of women in this study, men’s experiences expose a ... More


Men Trapped in Women’s Clothing: Homosexuality, Cross-Dressing, and Masculinity in Fiji

Geir Henning Presterudstuen

in Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838829
eISBN:
9780824869489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the processes of gendered self-identification among non-heteronormative ethnic Fijian men in contemporary Fiji, with particular emphasis on their ambiguous relationship to ... More


Wives and Workers

Nicole Constable

in Born Out of Place: Migrant Mothers and the Politics of International Labor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282018
eISBN:
9780520957770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282018.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Migrant mothers’ situations can be arranged along a continuum of privilege and uncertainty. Citizenship, privilege, and belonging are on one end, and marginality, exclusion, and illegality on the ... More


Navigating International Rights and Local Politics: Sexuality Governance in Postcolonial Settings

Sami Zeidan

in Global Homophobia: States, Movements, and the Politics of Oppression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037726
eISBN:
9780252095009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037726.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter contends that performing one's gender or sexuality is a right worth protecting and defending against sexist and homophobic intolerance. First, it calls attention to the potential ... More


The Future of Christian Marriage

Mark Regnerus

in The Future of Christian Marriage

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190064938
eISBN:
9780190064969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064938.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The foundational vision of marriage as a load-bearing structure has receded, but the core and key expectations of marriage have not changed. As a result, marriage rates have declined. Fewer ... More


Mothers, Fathers, and the Pregnancy App Experience: Designing with Expectant Users in Mind

Barbara L. Ley

in Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039577
eISBN:
9780252097669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039577.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the “usability” of pregnancy apps, particularly in terms of their usefulness and user satisfaction, to understand their appeal to a growing number of expectant parents, most—but ... More


Conclusion: Girlhood Rethought

Sarah Projansky

in Spectacular Girls: Media Fascination and Celebrity Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770214
eISBN:
9780814764794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770214.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter elaborates on the book's responses to ubiquitous white girlhood: first, it draws on empirical methods to document the dominance of white heteronormative girls in media and ... More


Aping Rape: Animal Ravishment and Sexual Knowledge in Early Modern England

Holly Dugan

in Sex before Sex: Figuring the Act in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680764
eISBN:
9781452948560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680764.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the early modern narratives of human rape by simians or apes, its contributions to the construction of early modern male sexual dominance, and heteronormative role of men as ... More


Legitimizing the Deviant Family: Loving v. Virginia and the Moynihan Report

Habiba Ibrahim

in Troubling the Family: The Promise of Personhood and the Rise of Multiracialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679171
eISBN:
9781452948331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679171.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses how two important state documents of the 1960s—Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s “The Negro Family: The Case for National Action,” and the U.S. Supreme Court decision of Loving v. ... More


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