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Mormon Matriarchs: Lds Ladies at the World's Congress of Representative Women

Reid L. Neilson

in Exhibiting Mormonism: The Latter-day Saints and the 1893 Chicago World's Fair

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384031
eISBN:
9780199918324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384031.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Mormon women were not only involved in the Territory of Utah's exhibitions and the Tabernacle Choir; they also were active participants in a variety of Columbian Exposition events, most notably the ... More


Negotiating with Modernity: Young Women and Sexuality in Iran

Fatemeh Sadeghi

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

Iranian society has changed considerably since the Iranian revolution of 1979 and the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Iranian youth practice new lifestyles and constitute a distinct ... More


Music VCDs and the New Generation: Negotiating Youth, Femininity, and Islam in Indonesia

Suzanne Naafs

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter deals with the images of young female artists prevalent in music video compact disks (VCDs) of national and regional music genres in Indonesia and what they reflect about youth ... More


Introduction

Selina Todd

in Young Women, Work, and Family in England 1918-1950

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199282753
eISBN:
9780191712494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282753.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter presents the methodological and theoretical framework of the book. It points out that despite the centrality of England's young women worker to literature, social ... More


Gender, Perceptions of Opportunity, and Investment in Schooling

Angel L. Harris

in Growing Gaps: Educational Inequality around the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732180
eISBN:
9780199866182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732180.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the gap between young men and young women in educational attainment. In several countries, young women are more engaged in their education and are completing credentials at ... More


What Are We Waiting For?

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This introductory chapter traces the rise of sexual autonomy among young American women. Beginning in the late nineteenth century, urbanization presented opportunities for many young women to pursue ... More


The YWCA and Wage-Earning Women

Elizabeth Hayes Turner

in Women, Culture, and Community: Religion and Reform in Galveston, 1880–1920

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086881
eISBN:
9780199854578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086881.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the contribution of the Young Women's Christian Association to make earning wages possible for women. The YWCA was the last major white women's organization to emerge in the ... More


Taking Charge: A School-Based Life Skills Program for Adolescent Mothers

Mary Beth Harris and Cynthia Franklin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195172942
eISBN:
9780199893249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172942.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

Taking Charge is the first empirically tested program of its kind, designed specifically to improve academic achievement and self-sufficiency for adolescent and teenage mothers, who face ... More


Activist

Gail Hershatter

in The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267701
eISBN:
9780520950344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267701.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the political activities of rural Chinese women during the 1950s. It re-examines the party-state campaign for marriage reform initiated by the Marriage Law. It discusses the ... More


Incarcerated Young Mothers’ Bill of Rights: From a Vision to a Policy at San Francisco Juvenile Hall

Sophia Sanchez

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0062
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In November 2006, there was a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Juvenile Justice Center in San Francisco, and planners asked the Center for Young Women's Development (CYWD) to provide a speaker on ... More


“Someday My Prince Will Come”: The Fairy-Tale Narrative and Female Power

Christine J. Gardner

in Making Chastity Sexy: The Rhetoric of Evangelical Abstinence Campaigns

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520267275
eISBN:
9780520950559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267275.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A key argument in the evangelical sexual abstinence campaigns is that delaying sexual gratification today means a greater prize of true love and romance tomorrow. This theme is communicated through ... More


Rebel Ladies

Anya Jabour

in Scarlett's Sisters: Young Women in the Old South

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831014
eISBN:
9781469605166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887646_jabour.12
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

For young women in the Old South, coming-of-age was a long and trying experience. To achieve full stature as adult women, southern girls had to go through a series of rites of passage that marked the ... More


Scattered Pearls and Mistresses of Seclusion: Zaynab Fawwāz, Arabic Biographical Writing, and a Canon of Female Visibility

Marilyn Booth

in May Her Likes Be Multiplied: Biography and Gender Politics in Egypt

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224193
eISBN:
9780520925212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224193.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Labība Hāshim (c. 1880–1947) had published her monthly magazine Fatāt al-sharq (Young Woman of the East) just twice when, in December 1906, she announced a new department to publish items about women ... More


Buffers and predictors of mental health problems among unemployed young women in countries with different breadwinner models

Ilse Julkunen and Ira Malmberg-heimonen

in Youth unemployment and social exclusion in Europe: A comparative study

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343680
eISBN:
9781447304388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343680.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines young women's experiences of unemployment in Finland, Sweden, Germany and Spain. It describes how different predictors and buffers affect mental health in different countries. ... More


Widow (or, the Virtue of Leadership)

Gail Hershatter

in The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267701
eISBN:
9780520950344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267701.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how Chinese village women campaigned and embodied state initiatives in a localized, even personalized way. It describes the situation of women against the backdrop of the ... More


Southern Belles Courtship

Anya Jabour

in Scarlett's Sisters: Young Women in the Old South

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831014
eISBN:
9781469605166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887646_jabour.8
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the rituals of courtship involving young women in the nineteenth-century Old South. More specifically, it considers the young southern women's quest for self-determination ... More


“More like a Pleasure than a Study”: Women’s Educational Experiences

Lucia Mcmahon

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450525
eISBN:
9780801465888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450525.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the educational experiences of early national women. Drawing on number of primary source materials, including women's private journals and letters, student journals and ... More


For the Strength of Youth

Melvyn Hammarberg

in The Mormon Quest for Glory: The Religious World of the Latter-Day Saints

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199737628
eISBN:
9780199332472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737628.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

“Youth” are defined by the Church as Young Men and Young Women who are members in good standing in the age-range from 12 years through age 17. The young men are ordained to the Aaronic priesthood, ... More


Home Girls Single Life

Anya Jabour

in Scarlett's Sisters: Young Women in the Old South

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831014
eISBN:
9781469605166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887646_jabour.7
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the difficulties that beset young women in the nineteenth-century Old South as they finished college and confronted their adult destiny as wives and mothers. It focuses on the ... More


Playing the Queen: Gender in the Gang

Simon Harding

in The Street Casino: Survival in violent street gangs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447317173
eISBN:
9781447317197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317173.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter considers the role of girls and women within the social field which is identified as being highly gendered in its construction. Traditional gang perspectives on the roles of women and ... More


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