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Introduction: The Analysis of Sexual Inequality

Niels Teunis and Gilbert Herdt

in Sexual Inequalities and Social Justice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246140
eISBN:
9780520939141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246140.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Sexual inequality, in its various forms and consequences, manifested in various objective and subjective ways, is a vogue in the United States. Scarcity of social-legal protection is rivaled by that ... More


Introduction

Joan E. Cashin

in A Family Venture: Men and Women on the Southern Frontier

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053449
eISBN:
9780199853861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053449.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Migration is defined by the transition of people from one specific geographical area to another. Within the process of this transfer from border to border, a lot of changes is to be undergone in all ... More


Mere Equals: The Paradox of Educated Women in the Early American Republic

Lucia McMahon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450525
eISBN:
9780801465888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450525.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book narrates a story about how a generation of young women who enjoyed access to new educational opportunities made sense of their individual and social identities in an American nation marked ... More


Prostitutes, Menstrual Blood, Minor-wives, and Feeding the Ducks: Learning about Gender in Thailand

LeeRay M. Costa

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0020
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shares some anecdotes on the author's fieldwork as a female-bodied woman seeking to make sense of gender in Thailand. The experiences revealed therein, while humorous, reveal how gender ... More


Conclusion

in Revolutionizing the Family: Politics, Love, and Divorce in Urban and Rural China, 1949-1968

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217201
eISBN:
9780520922389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217201.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the impact of the Marriage Law on the Chinese family. The result reveals the role of the state in changing family relations and shows ... More


Public Man, Private Woman?

Don Herzog

in Household Politics: Conflict in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300180787
eISBN:
9780300195170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180787.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the subject of sexual inequality in early modern England. It discusses Harriet Taylor Mill, who said that “Women never have had equal rights with men.” The chapter explains ... More


Asian Girls Are Prettier: How Drag Queens Saved Us

C. Winter Han

in Geisha of a Different Kind: Race and Sexuality in Gaysian America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479831951
eISBN:
9781479824700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831951.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores the methods used by gay Asian American men to combat the stigma of race and sexuality. Rather than being passive recipients of dominant racist and sexist discourse, gay Asian ... More


The more things change, the more (some) things remain the same

David W. Gutzke

in Women drinking out in Britain since the early twentieth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719052644
eISBN:
9781781707050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052644.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Male subcultures of drinking began slowing changing in the 1980s, with women increasingly not only patronizing pubs and clubs but doing so without male escorts. Geographic differences persisted. ... More


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