Kaleidoscope of Gender Prisms, Patterns, and Possibilities

ISBN-10: 1452205418

ISBN-13: 9781452205410

Edition: 4th 2014

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Accessible, timely, and stimulating, the Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive analysis of the key ideas, theories, and applications in the field viewed through the metaphor of a kaleidoscope. Focusing on contemporary contributions to the field while incorporating classical and theoretical arguments, this collection of creative articles by top scholars explains how the complex, evolving patterns of gender are constructed interpersonally, institutionally, and culturally.
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List price: $66.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
Publication date: 8/12/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 616
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Joan Z. Spade is professor emerita of sociology at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, in Brockport, New York. She received her PhD from the University of Buffalo. She has been teaching and writing in the field for more than 30 years: highlights include a semester teaching in Budapest, Hungary, as a Fulbright Scholar, and authoring articles on rape culture, meaning of work in men's and women's lives,nbsp; gender and family, and gender in education. She is a coauthor of Schools and Society:nbsp; A Sociological Approach to Education, coeditor of Implementing Educational Reform: Sociological Perspectives on Educational Policy, and coauthor of articles in sociol�ogy of education on stratification and grouping practices in education. Currently she is researching academic governance in higher educa�tion. She is a member of the ASA, the Eastern Sociological Society, and Sociologists for Women in Society.

Catherine (Kay) G. Valentine is professor emerita of sociology at Nazareth College in Rochester, New York. She received her Ph.D. from Syracuse University and her B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany. Kay taught a wide range of courses, such as sociology of gender, senior seminar in sociology, sociology of bodies and emotions, sociology of consumerism, and human sexuality. Her publications include articles on teaching sociology, women's bodies and emotions, gender and qualitative research, and the sociology of art museums. She is the founding director of women's studies at Nazareth College and long-time member of the American Sociological Association and Sociologists for Women in Society. She has also served as president of the New York State Sociological Association. Kay and her life partner, Paul J. Burgett, University of Rochester vice president and professor of music, are devotees of the arts and world travel.

The Prism of Gender
Introduction to Reading 1
Gender as a Social Structure: Theory Wrestling With Activism
Introduction to Reading 2
What It Means to Be Gendered Me
Introduction to Reading 3
Beyond Pink and Blue
Introduction to Reading 4
The Trouble With Testosterone
Introduction to Reading 5
Men Who Strike and Men Who Submit: Hegemonic and Marginalized Masculinities in Mixed Martial Arts
Introduction to Reading 6
Multiple Genders Among North American Indians
The Interaction of Gender with Other Socially Constructed Prisms
Introduction to Reading 7
Intersectionality: A Transformative Paradigm in Feminist Theory and Social Justice
Introduction to Reading 8
"I Was Aggressive for the Streets, Pretty for the Pictures": Gender, Difference, and the Inner-City Girl
Introduction to Reading 9
Asian American Women and Racialized Femininities: "Doing" Gender Across Cultural Worlds
Introduction to Reading 10
Intersectionality in a Transnational World
Gender and the Prism of Culture
Introduction to Reading 11
"It's Only a Penis": Rape, Feminism, and Difference
Introduction to Reading 12
Hyper-Femininity as Decency: Beauty, Womanhood, and Respect in Emigration
Introduction to Reading 13
Nocturnal Queers: Rent Boys' Masculinity in Istanbul
Introduction to Reading 14
Reinventing Honorable Masculinity: Discourses From a Working-Class Indian Community
Introduction to Reading 15
Gender and Power
Learning and Doing Gender
Introduction to Reading 16
What Gender Is Science?
Introduction to Reading 17
"No Way My Boys Are Going to Be Like That!": Parents' Responses to Children's Gender Nonconformity
Introduction to Reading 18
Gender in Twentieth-Century Children's Books: Patterns of Disparity in Titles and Central Characters
Introduction to Reading 19
"Do It for All Your Pubic Hairs!": Latino Boys, Masculinity, and Puberty
Introduction to Reading 20
"Barbie Dolls" on the Pitch: Identity Work, Defensive Othering, and Inequality in Women's Rugby
Buying and Selling Gender
Introduction to Reading 21
The Pink Dragon Is Female: Halloween Costumes and Gender Markers
Introduction to Reading 22
Performing Third World Poverty: Racialized Femininities in Sex Work
Introduction to Reading 23
Firming the Floppy Penis: Age, Class, and Gender Relations in the Lives of Old Men
Introduction to Reading 24
Nennu and Shunu: Gender, Body Politics, and the Beauty Economy in China
Introduction to Reading 25
Is He Boyfriend Material? Representation of Males in Teenage Girls' Magazines
Tracing Gender's Mark on Bodies, Sexualities, and Emotions
Introduction to Reading 26
Size 6: The Western Woman's Harem
Introduction to Reading 27
Individual Bodies, Collective State Interests: The Case of Israeli Combat Soldiers
Introduction to Reading 28
Equal Opportunity Objectification? The Sexualization of Men and Women on the Cover of Rolling Stone
Introduction to Reading 29
"If It's Not On, It's Not On"�or Is It?
Introduction to Reading 30
Emotions and Redefining Black Masculinity: Movement Narratives of Two Pro feminist Organizers
Gender at Work
Introduction to Reading 31
Inequality Regimes: Gender, Class, and Race in Organizations
Introduction to Reading 32
Gendered Organizations in the New Economy
Introduction to Reading 33
Racializing the Glass Escalator: Reconsidering Men's Experiences With Women's Work
Introduction to Reading 34
Hard Drives and Glass Ceilings: Gender Stratification in High-Tech Production
Introduction to Reading 35
Mommies and Daddies on the Fast Track in Other Wealthy Nations
Introduction to Reading 36
Moral Dilemmas, Moral Strategies, and the Transformation of Gender: Lessons From Two Generations of Work and Family Change
Gender in Intimate Relationships
Introduction to Reading 37
Thinking About Gender and Power in Marriage
Introduction to Reading 38
Youth Privilege: Doing Age and Gender in Russia's Single-Mother Families
Introduction to Reading 39
Mothers, Fathers, and "Mathers": Negotiating a Lesbian Co-Parental Identity
Introduction to Reading 40
Fathering, Class, and Gender: A Comparison of Physicians and Emergency Medical Technicians
Introduction to Reading 41
Gendered or Gender-Neutral Care Politics for Fathers?
Enforcing Gender
Introduction to Reading 42
Gendered Sexuality in Young Adulthood: Double Binds and Flawed Options
Introduction to Reading 43
Separating the Men From the Moms: The Making of Adult Gender Segregation in Youth Sports
Introduction to Reading 44
Gendering Violence: Masculinity and Power in Men's Accounts of Domestic Violence
Introduction to Reading 45
Sexual Harassment and Masculinity: The Power and Meaning of "Girl Watching"
Nothing Is Forever
Introduction to Reading 46
Feminist Flows, Feminist Fault Lines: Women's Machineries and Women's Movements in Latin America
Introduction to Reading 47
Transnational Feminist Advocacy Online: Identity (Re)Creation Through Diversity, Transparency, and Co-Construction
Introduction to Reading 48
Some Things We Need for a Feminist Revolution
Introduction to Reading 49
Native American Feminism, Sovereignty, and Social Change
Introduction to Reading 50
Change Among the Gatekeepers: Men, Masculinities, and Gender Equality in the Global Arena
Epilogue: Possibilities
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