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Pim Fortuyn versus Islam: Muslims, Gays, and the Media’s Reliance on Conflict

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on processes of stigmatization and mobilization, with three case studies, and the consequences of this for identity politics. The shift from an emphasis on a particular immigrant ... More


The East Sutherland Fishing Communities

Nancy C. Dorian

in Investigating Variation: The Effects of Social Organization and Social Setting

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195385939
eISBN:
9780199870141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385939.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter describes the history and social structure of the Gaelic‐speaking East Sutherland fishing communities. Forced relocation and involuntary occupational transition to fishing during the ... More


Germanic Pederasty: The Evidence of the Classical Ethnographers

David Clark

in Between Medieval Men: Male Friendship and Desire in Early Medieval English Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558155
eISBN:
9780191721342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558155.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

Chapter 2 reviews the ethnographical evidence available which suggests that the pre‐Migration Germanic tribes may have practised pederasty and same‐sex rites of initiation, also comparing accounts ... More


Getting Respect: Responding to Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil, and Israel

Michèle Lamont, Graziella Moraes Silva, Jessica S. Welburn, Joshua Guetzkow, Nissim Mizrachi, Hanna Herzog, and Elisa Reis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183404
eISBN:
9781400883776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183404.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Racism is a common occurrence for members of marginalized groups around the world. This book illuminates their experiences and responses to stigmatization and discrimination by comparing three ... More


AIDS in the UK: The Making of Policy, 1981-1994

Virginia Berridge

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204725
eISBN:
9780191676376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204725.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Fifteen years ago the AIDS ‘epidemic’ did not exist on the public agenda. In just over a decade the public and official response to the disease has resulted in the development of a whole network of ... More


Accidental Intolerance: How We Stigmatize ADHD and How We Can Stop

Susan C. C. Hawthorne

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199977383
eISBN:
9780199369928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977383.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book examines both standard practice and ongoing controversies in social, medical, scientific, ethical, and philosophical approaches to ADHD. The complex web of concepts, data, needs, and ... More


In Our Own Backyard: HIV/AIDS Stigmatization in the Latino Gay Community

Rafael M. Díaz

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/9780520246140.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Recent increases in sexual risk behavior and the consequent rise in new HIV infections among gay men during the last few years have been attributed mostly to the impact of new HIV medications, that ... More


Disability and Sexuality: Toward a Constructionist Focus on Access and the Inclusion of Disabled People in the Sexual Rights Movement

Russell P. Shuttleworth

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/9780520246140.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Disabled individuals suffer stigmatization and discrimination in various fields but nowhere more than within the contexts of dating and romance and in their attempts to negotiate sexual intimacy. ... More


Leaving Prostitution: Getting Out and Staying Out of Sex Work

Sharon S. Oselin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785881
eISBN:
9780814770726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785881.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

While street prostitutes comprise only a small minority of sex workers, they have the highest rates of physical and sexual abuse, arrest and incarceration, drug addiction, and stigmatization, which ... More


Queering Body and Sexuality: Leslie Cheung’s Gender Representation in Hong Kong Popular Culture1

Natalia Sui-hung Chan

in As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099876
eISBN:
9789882206625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099876.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter re-contextualizes Leslie Cheung's (sudden) suicide in light of Cheung's cross-dressing gender performativity, his “bisexuality”/“androgyny” and “intersexuality”, and the polarizing ... More


Conclusion

Georges Vigarello

in The Metamorphoses of Fat: A History of Obesity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159760
eISBN:
9780231535304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159760.003.0020
Subject:
History, Social History

This concluding chapter presents some final thoughts. It describes the changing stigmatization of the fat person over time, highlighting an important difference that traverses all these ... More


Prison suicide and its aftermath

Philippa Tomczak

in Prison Suicide: What Happens Afterwards?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203585
eISBN:
9781529203691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203585.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter describes the global importance of analysing post-prison suicide investigations and introduces the case study of England and Wales, which has a substantive prison monitoring and ... More


materializing Need: The Regulation of Poverty and the Stigmatization of the Poor

Lynne Haney

in Inventing the Needy: Gender and the Politics of Welfare in Hungary

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225718
eISBN:
9780520936102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225718.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

The maternalist subsystem of welfare crumbled in Hungary and motherhood was dislodged as a central eligibility criterion. With this shift, all needs talk was confined to the material and recipients' ... More


Indian Migration within the Caribbean

Lomarsh Roopnarine

in The Indian Caribbean: Migration and Identity in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814388
eISBN:
9781496814425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814388.003.0050
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the migration of Indians from their rural plantation base to urban areas and from these areas to other Caribbean countries. This movement has much to do with opportunities in ... More


Responding to Self-Threats: Understanding Stigma in the Academic Domain

Collette P. Eccleston and Brenda Major

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Membership in a group that is stigmatized in academics, a domain that is of importance in social life, poses a potential threat to an individual's personal and social identity. Stigmatized ... More


Calculating Risks, Surviving Danger

Susan Dewey

in Neon Wasteland: On Love, Motherhood, and Sex Work in a Rust Belt Town

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266902
eISBN:
9780520948310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266902.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes how dancers maintain themselves in Vixens fraught and often dangerous environment by developing a set of survival skills that draw upon broader cultural customs that exclude ... More


Implications of Mental Models of Self and Others for the Targets of Stigmatization

Carol T. Miller and Cheryl R. Kaiser

in Interpersonal Rejection

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195130157
eISBN:
9780199847761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130157.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Negative labels affect the way people view themselves; and these unbeneficial habits involve non-acceptance. It is assumed that individuals encounter branding with stigma due to the negative features ... More


Problems and possibilities in rural practice

Richard Pugh and Brain Cheers

in Rural social work: International perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347213
eISBN:
9781447303305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347213.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses some general issues that emerge from the experience and the literature on rural social services, particularly the problem of poor access to services, which is compounded by a ... More


The media and the Prostitution Reform Act

Lisa Fitzgerald and Gillian Abel

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines the role of the media in the context of the implementation of the 2003 Prostitution Reform Act (PRA). It determines whether the media coverage of the PRA reinforced existing ... More


Decriminalisation and stigma

Gillian Abel and Lisa Fitzgerald

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines the emotional health of sex workers. It draws on and develops theories of stigma as well as examining how sex workers have been able to actively manage stigma through ... More


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