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Patriarchy and the World of Gossips

Bernard Capp

in When Gossips Meet: Women, Family, and Neighbourhood in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199255986
eISBN:
9780191719592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255986.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter explores some of the loose ends and contradictions within patriarchy, and the opportunities they offered for women to exercise some agency over their lives and the lives of others. ... More


‘The Mother in the Hungry Grave’: Marriage, Murder, and the Maternal

H. L. Meakin

in John Donne's Articulations of the Feminine

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184553
eISBN:
9780191674297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184553.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines John Donne's articulations of the maternal feminine or ‘woman-for-man’ in some of his writings on marriage. It analyses Donne's references to verse twenty-four of the second ... More


Biology and the Nature of Females

Carl N. Degler

in In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195077070
eISBN:
9780199853991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195077070.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines social scientists' study of the influence of biology and the nature of females in terms of differences in human behavior. One of those who took a look at how physiological ... More


The Logic of Sexuation

Lorenzo Chiesa

in The Not-Two: Logic and God in Lacan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262529037
eISBN:
9780262335034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529037.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter continues to elucidate the phallic function as the transcendental logic of Homo sapiens’ sexuation and subjectivation. More specifically, it details how the phallic function functions in ... More


Saints Tales

Deidre Helen Crumbley

in Saved and Sanctified: The Rise of a Storefront Church in Great Migration Philadelphia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039848
eISBN:
9780813043791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039848.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter contains life histories of ten founding church elders, who are currently in their 80s and 90s. All of the narratives begin with a socio-historical snapshot of the elders' hometowns, ... More


Standing By Their Men: What Promise Keeper and Million Man March Women Wanted

Deborah Gray White

in Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040900
eISBN:
9780252099403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040900.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter looks at why women associated with the Promise Keepers and most black women supported the men’s marches. It shows that both groups of women believed in the folly of radical feminism, the ... More


Conclusion

James Daybell

in Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259915
eISBN:
9780191717437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259915.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter draws together the strands of the book, arguing that letters are unrivalled as immediate records of Tudor women's lives and experiences, and represent by far the largest corpus of ... More


Persuading the “Male Preserve”: Men and the Woman Suffrage Movement

Susan Goodier and Karen Pastorello

in Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501705557
eISBN:
9781501713200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705557.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on men, the only empowered contingent of the suffrage movement. While some men had always voiced support for woman suffrage, no sustained men's organization existed in the state ... More


Gender wage differentials in Britain and Japan*

Yayoi Sugihashi and Angela Dale

in The gender dimension of social change: The contribution of dynamic research to the study of women's life courses

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343321
eISBN:
9781447303824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343321.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter compares the earnings differentials between women and men in Britain and Japan, and looks at the rationale behind those differences. It reviews the theoretical explanation for gender pay ... More


Husbands and Wives

John Demos

in A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128901
eISBN:
9780199853960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128901.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the relationship of husband and wife in Plymouth Colony. It attempts to determine the relative positions of men and women in Plymouth and what attributes and overall valuation ... More


No Women's Country

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0024
Subject:
History, Cultural History

At a very early age until her death, Philippa was an affirmed feminist. After reading Pearl Buck's Of Men and Women, she became fascinated and at the same time upset by the subject as the book ... More


Resurrection and the New Jerusalem

Janet Martin Soskice

in The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Important though the empty tomb is, full‐flooded resurrection faith (such as we find in Paul) involves much more than the ‘etiolated orthodoxy’—Christ is risen—God does miracles—we shall rise. The ... More


Fixed-term contracts and unemployment at the beginning of the employment career in Germany: does gender matter?

Karin Kurz

in The gender dimension of social change: The contribution of dynamic research to the study of women's life courses

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343321
eISBN:
9781447303824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343321.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines to what extent women and men in West and East Germany are effected by fixed-term contracts and the risk of unemployment at the beginning of their career. The focus of this ... More


Men

Steven M. Stowe

in Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640969
eISBN:
9781469640983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640969.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter picks up a question that runs through the Civil War diaries of southern women: what is the tie between men and war, and what will war reveal about men? The question was rich enough to ... More


Hierarchic architecture in The Faerie Queene

Robert Lanier Reid

in Renaissance Psychologies: Spenser and Shakespeare

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526109170
eISBN:
9781526121134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109170.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Christian Platonic hierarchy shapes Spenser’s epic: a hierarchic family triad, three stages of fall and of recovery. Spenser radically revises this allegory, blamingman, whomwoman lovingly seeks to ... More


The Political Perils in 1957: Struggles over “Women’s Liberation”

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/9780520292284.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The work report of the ACWF at the third National Women’s Congress presented a conservative theme of “two diligences” for women-work, an obvious reversion from its previous commitment to equality ... More


Unnatural Alliances

Patricia MacCormack

in Deleuze and Queer Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634040
eISBN:
9780748652563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634040.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter addresses the question of how to negotiate Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari's concept of becoming-animal beyond its metaphoric value in relation to queer theory. It examines what risks ... More


A Village Apollo

Christoph Irmscher

in Max Eastman: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222562
eISBN:
9780300227758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222562.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After a return of his mysterious backache, Max Eastman seeks a cure at Dr. Gehring’s sanatorium in Maine, where he falls for the beautiful Swedish maid/nurse Anna Carlson. He joins Crystal in New ... More


Globalization and Cultural Identity in Eat Drink Man Woman

Whitney Crothers Dilley

in The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167734
eISBN:
9780231538497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167734.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Eat Drink Man Woman (1994). Eat Drink Man Woman is Lee's work that most reflects the forces of globalization. The film takes as its premise the intergenerational conflict and ... More


In Eros

Tilo Schabert

in The Second Birth: On the Political Beginnings of Human Existence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226038056
eISBN:
9780226185156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185156.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

As Plato shows most lucidly, Eros both arises out of the opposition of things and is also the force that brings things together. But alongside the sociable Eros, there is also the force of ... More


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