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Respectability, Sex, and Status

ALEXANDRA SHEPARD

in Meanings of Manhood in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299348
eISBN:
9780191716614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299348.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter revisits debates about the gendered components of reputation in early modern England in order to question the extent to which male and female honour was incommensurable in line with the ... More


Matrons, maidens and new men

Tanya Cheadle

in Sexual Progressives: Reimagining Intimacy in Scotland, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526125255
eISBN:
9781526152060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526125262.00007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the sexual progressivism of Bella and Charles Pearce, important figures within the Independent Labour Party (ILP) in 1890s Glasgow. Bella wrote as ‘Lily Bell’ for the Labour ... More


Sex Problems and Nature's Law

Sos Eltis

in Acts of Desire: Women and Sex on Stage 1800-1930

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691357
eISBN:
9780191751448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691357.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Drama

This chapter examines the fin de siècle emergence of the English sex-problem play, directly addressing issues of sexual morality and in particular the sexual double standard. The impact of changes in ... More


Raging Hormones, Regulated Love

Amy T. Schalet

in Not Under My Roof: Parents, Teens, and the Culture of Sex

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226736181
eISBN:
9780226736204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736204.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book aims to take us beyond our usual perspectives on adolescent sexuality. Medical and public health literatures conceptualize adolescent sexuality primarily in terms of individual risk-taking ... More


Fighting for Her Honor: High School Girls’ Struggles for Respect

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

in Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

We take up the subject of peer and school-based culture for teens in chapter four, where we outline at the femininity norms confronting female teens. In this chapter we note that notions of ... More


Perspective on Sexual Harassment Law

Guido Calabresi

in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter presents the key question, as the author here argues, that must be asked regarding sexual harassment: How do we end the inequality of the sexes? The issue is not only how to end ... More


Adultery and Gender Equality in Modern Japan, 1868–1948

Harald Fuess

in Gender and Law in the Japanese Imperium

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837150
eISBN:
9780824869472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837150.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the legal status of adultery in the modern period. From 1868 until 1948, adultery was a criminal offense—but only in the case of a married woman who engaged in extramarital ... More


Romantic Rebels, Regular Lovers

Amy T. Schalet

in Not Under My Roof: Parents, Teens, and the Culture of Sex

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226736181
eISBN:
9780226736204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736204.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines how girls and boys in the Netherlands and the US—using the messages they receive in school, from healthcare institutions, and in popular and peer culture—conceptualize and ... More


“The Passions Are against You”: White Men’s Sexual Reputations

Kelly A. Ryan

in Regulating Passion: Sexuality and Patriarchal Rule in Massachusetts, 1700–1830

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199928422
eISBN:
9780199345694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928422.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Prior to the American Revolution, the patriarchal order changed to increase all white men’s power. Sexual reputation and regulation grew in importance as mechanisms to solidify wealthy and mature ... More


Campaigning against Lynching with Ida B. Wells and Harry C. Smith

Carolyn L. Karcher

in A Refugee from His Race: Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627953
eISBN:
9781469627977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627953.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 5 highlights Tourgée’s extensive anti-lynching journalism, which filled his “Bystander” column from 1888 on. The chapter centers around Tourgée’s collaboration with Ida B. Wells and Harry C. ... More


‘Not a Feminist, but …’: Elizabeth von Arnim and Female Resistance

Alison Hennegan

in Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth von Arnim

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474454438
eISBN:
9781474477123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454438.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay explores von Arnim’s systematic representation of the ways in which her female characters encounter, come to understand, and often seek to challenge patterns of male control and ... More


Sexual History

Naomi Cahn and June Carbone

in Red Families v. Blue Families: Legal Polarization and the Creation of Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199836819
eISBN:
9780190260255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836819.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The modern family as it is viewed today has gained significant changes when it comes to fertility rates, average ages at marriage, divorce, and non-marital births. This chapter discusses the ... More


“[ T ]‌his feverish, jealous attachment of Paula’s for Ellean”: Homosocial Desire and the Production of Queer Modernism

Penny Farfan

in Performing Queer Modernism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190679699
eISBN:
9780190679736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679699.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter focuses on Arthur Wing Pinero’s The Second Mrs. Tanqueray (1893) to demonstrate how a seemingly conservative play that met with great success on the fashionable London stage might be ... More


Leaving Eden

Kristin Kobes Du Mez

in A New Gospel for Women: Katharine Bushnell and the Challenge of Christian Feminism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190205645
eISBN:
9780190205676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205645.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter describes Katharine Bushnell’s efforts to provide a new theological foundation for the Christian faith. Beginning with the book of Genesis, Bushnell rejected traditional interpretations ... More


The 1890s Woman

Jad Adams

in The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter takes a fresh look at the role of women in the fin de siècle, with a focus on their role in publishing—as authors, as subjects and as editors. It shows that while this industry provided ... More


Woman Triumphant

Melanie Beals Goan

in A Simple Justice: Kentucky Women Fight for the Vote

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180175
eISBN:
9780813180182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180175.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses women's political awakening in the 1890s and their attempts to fight back against a permissive male sexual culture. It traces W. C. P. Breckinridge's sex scandal and women's ... More


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