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Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening

Ellen Anne McLarney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158488
eISBN:
9781400866441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158488.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

In the decades leading up to the Arab Spring in 2011, when Hosni Mubarak's authoritarian regime was swept from power in Egypt, Muslim women took a leading role in developing a robust Islamist ... More


We’ve a Story to Tell: Southern Baptist Women and Ministry

Susan M. Shaw

in God Speaks to Us, Too: Southern Baptist Women on Church, Home, and Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124766
eISBN:
9780813135083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124766.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses women's ministering among Southern Baptists, which has led them to take on traditional responsibilities of nurturing and educating. It has also compelled them to challenge ... More


Hasidic Studies: Essays in History and Gender

Ada Rapoport-Albert

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764821
eISBN:
9781800343412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764821.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This volume shows the erudition of the author's contribution to rewriting the master-narrative of hasidic history. We now know that eighteenth-century Hasidism evolved in a context of intense ... More


Widows as the Only “Free Moral Agents”

Catherine Oglesby

in Corra Harris and the Divided Mind of the New South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032474
eISBN:
9780813038728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032474.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses Harris's ideas about the role of women as seen in the characters of her novels. Often she venerated domestic tradition in the popular press and blamed and condemned women for ... More


Individual Decision and Social Order

Jörg Rüpke

in On Roman Religion: Lived Religion and the Individual in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704703
eISBN:
9781501706264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704703.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter looks at examples of individual interpretations of traditional priestly roles from the third until the first century BC. There was innovative behavior not only on the part of the ... More


Female Vampires

Michael Guarneri

in Vampires in Italian Cinema, 1956-1975

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474458115
eISBN:
9781474490610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458115.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter zooms in on the cultural instrumentality of the vampire metaphor in Italy by studying Italian-made vampire movies as struggles for gender definition and domination that reflect the ... More


The Not-So-New Southern Sexism

Angie Maxwell and Todd Shields

in The Long Southern Strategy: How Chasing White Voters in the South Changed American Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190265960
eISBN:
9780190939403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265960.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The stereotype of southern white womanhood is anything but new, and manipulating it for political gain became a critical part of the Long Southern Strategy. The stereotype strips women of their ... More


A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

Alice Kessler-Harris

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145136
eISBN:
9780813145631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145136.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the changing social ideas that have determined wages for women during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The struggle between the concepts of identity, traditional ... More


Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Sasha Costanza-Chock

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028202
eISBN:
9780262322805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028202.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the changing social ideas that have determined wages for women during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The struggle between the concepts of identity, traditional ... More


‘Women’s time’

Valerie Bryson

in Gender and the politics of time: Feminist theory and contemporary debates

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347503
eISBN:
9781447302391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347503.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter develops Chapter Two's discussion of the social nature of time to consider whether women's bodies and/or social roles give rise to a specifically female ‘time culture’ and, if so, the ... More


Masons, Magonistas, and Maternalists: Liberal, Anarchist, and Maternal Feminist Thought within a Local/Global Nexus

Gabriela González

in Redeeming La Raza: Transborder Modernity, Race, Respectability, and Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199914142
eISBN:
9780199345533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199914142.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Latin American History

This chapter illustrates how, despite the differences in political approach among the gente decente reformers, the greater contrast was between these liberals and the Magonistas who took liberal ... More


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