Gendered worlds / Judy Root Aulette, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Judith Wittner, Loyola University Chicago
- Machine generated contents note: A Few More Inconvenient Truths -- Some Ground Rules For Studying Gender -- Social Life Is Socially Based and Politically Structured -- Gender Is Part of a Network of Social Inequalities -- Scholarship Is Political -- The Overarching Theory of Intersectionality -- Hegemonic Masculinities and Emphasized Femininities -- Making History -- Feminist Scholars Seeking Answers -- Feminism in the Universities -- Women's Movements: A Broad Look -- The Standard Story -- The Interplay of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality -- Chromosomes, Hormones, and Genes -- Sexed Bodies in Other Times and Other Places -- Metaphors About Bodies in the New World -- How Many Genders Are There? The Evidence from Other Cultures -- Sexuality and Sexual Orientation: Gendering Desire -- The Basis of Sexuality Is Not "Either-Or" but "Both-And" -- Sexuality Is Socially Scripted -- Bodies Are Produced Within Society -- Erotic Relations Are Historical Relations -- Sexuality Is Racialized, Race Is Sexualized -- Intersex and Transgender Bodies -- Intersexuality and Ambiguity -- Embodiment and Intersexuality -- A Brief History of Intersex -- Intersex as Lived Reality -- Intersex Activism -- The Umbrella of Transgender -- Gender Matters -- The Gender Lenses of Androcentrism, Gender Polarization, and Essentialism -- Individual-Level Theories: Social Roles and Social Learning, -- Interactionist Theories: Doing Gender -- The Social Implications of Doing Gender -- Props and Resources for Doing Gender -- Structuralist Theories: Rosabeth Moss Kanter -- Opportunity Structures -- Power Structures -- Relative Numbers -- Gendered Organizations: Joan Acker -- Institutional Theories -- Integrating Socialization, Interaction, and Institutions -- Explaining Bad Boys in the Language of Socialization -- The Interactional Construction of Bad Boys and Disciplinarian Teachers -- Explaining How Institutions Create Bad Boys -- Gender Matters -- Comparing Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors Around the Globe -- Changing Attitudes Toward Sexuality in the United States -- Calling, Dating, and Hooking Up -- The Cult of the Virgin -- Sexual Rights -- The Racial Subtext of the Sexual Double Standard -- Sexualized Images of Black Men -- Racialized Images of Women's Sexuality -- Social Class and Sexuality -- What Is Your Sexuality? -- Lesbian or Bisexual Chic -- Men Who Have Sex with Men -- Homophobia -- Heterosexism -- Competing Perspectives on Gendered Sexuality -- Biology -- Sexual Scripts -- How to Be a Heterosexual -- Queer Theory -- Sex for Sale -- Pornography -- Gendered Porn -- The Feminist Censorship Debate -- Sex Workers -- Legal Prostitution -- The Feminist Prostitution Debate -- Globalization and Sex Trafficking -- Gender Matters -- Gender in the K-12 Classroom -- What Difference Does Differential Treatment in School& Make? -- Taming Warriors in the Kindergarten Classroom -- Medicalizing and Medicating Boys in Schools -- Teaching Materials -- Bullying -- High School -- Counting Gender Differences in High School -- Math and Science and Gender -- Vocational Education -- Title IX, No Child Left Behind, and Single-Sex Schools -- SAT Scores -- International Comparisons on Standardized Tests -- Higher Education and Gender -- Women and Higher Education in the United States -- What About the Boys? -- Global Issues in Education -- Unexpected Connections Between Water and Education -- Gender and Teachers -- Evaluating Professors -- The Correspondence Principle -- Gender Matters -- Paid Work -- Who Is In the Paid Workplace? -- Emotional Labor -- Equal Pay? -- Unequal Opportunity The Glass Ceiling, the Glass Escalator, and the Sticky Floor -- Why Is There a Wage Gap Between Women arid Men? -- Discrimination -- Human Capital -- Organization of Jobs -- Gender Segregation of the Labor Market -- Climbing the Ladder of Success -- Bringing Politics into the Picture -- How Can the Gender Gap in Promotion Be Closed? -- Comparable Worth Policies -- Success Stories -- Success Stories in Engineering -- Retirement -- When Work Disappears: Masculinity and Homeless Men -- The Feminization of Poverty -- Unpaid Work Through the Life Cycle -- Why Is Women's Work Invisible? -- Children and Housework -- What's Behind the Way People Divide Up Housework? -- Socialization Theory -- Rational Choice Theory -- Feminist Theory -- Globalization and Gender -- WID, WAD, and GAD -- Gender Matters -- Marriage -- Marriage as a Legal Contract and the Challenge of Gay Rights Activists -- History of Marriage in the United States -- Marriage Promotion in the United States -- Love and Marriage -- Widowhood -- Parenting and Caregiving -- Motherhood Mystique -- Work and Family in Latino and African American Families -- Working Mothers and the Mommy Wars -- Welfare Mothers -- Temporary Aid to Needy Families -- Parenting by Fathers -- Men Balancing Work and Family -- The Fatherhood Responsibility Movement -- Biology and Parenting -- Another Kind of Family Caregiving: Elder Care -- Gendered Styles of Care Work -- Grandparents and Care Work -- Balancing Work and Family -- International Comparisons of Family Support Programs -- Divorce -- The Gendered Economics of Divorce -- Challenges of Divorce for Men -- Variation in Divorce Laws in Different Nations -- South African Divorce Laws -- Repudiation in Muslim Nations -- Making Comparisons -- Gender Matters -- The Gendered Continuum of Violence -- Some Statistics on Violence -- Street Harassment: A Geography of Fear -- Men's Personal Safety and Gendered Violence -- Rape and Domestic Violence -- Recent Decline in Rape Statistics -- Accounting for Rape: Evolutionary Theory, Individual Psychology, and Inequality -- Evolutionary Theory -- Individual Psychology -- Power Inequality -- Ending Rape -- The Discovery of Domestic Violence -- Studies of Domestic Violence -- From Universality to Intersectionality -- Beyond Criminal Justice: Marginalized Battered Women at the Center -- State Violence Against Men -- The Prison-Industrial Complex -- Sexual Violence in Men's Prisons -- Gendered Violence in Conflict Zones -- Guatemala: A Case Study -- What Is to Be Done? CEDAW, the International Criminal Court, and Security Council Resolution 1325 -- Gender Matters -- Health and Illness as Social Issues -- Nation and Life Expectancy -- Gender and Life Expectancy -- Sex, Gender, and Health: The Gendered Division of Labor -- The Health Risks and Benefits of Women's Employment in the Global North -- Poor Women's Health Risks on the Job in the Global South -- Sexual and Reproductive Health -- Toxins and Reproductive Risk -- Gendered Illness: Believing Is Seeing -- Hysteria -- Frigidity -- Eating Disorders -- Men's Body Crises -- Masculinity as a Health Risk -- Masculinity and Heart Disease -- Stratification and Inequality in the Health Care System -- Care Work: The Paid or Unpaid, but Often Invisible, Foundation of Health Care -- Women's Health Movements -- Abortion in the United States -- Beyond Roe v. Wade: The Struggle Continues -- Women of Color and Sterilization Abuse -- The Racism and Classism of Sterilization -- Globalizing Sterilization -- Gender and the Global AIDS Pandemic -- Behavioral and Educational Approaches -- Structural Violence and the Women's Epidemic -- Reflections on Gender and Health: Fighting Back- Around the World -- Gender Matters -- Politics and the State -- Electoral Politics -- Voting Rights -- The Gender Gap in Voting -- Women Elected Officials -- What Difference Does It Make? -- Why So Few Women? -- Gender and Campaigns -- Three Models for Reform -- Meritocratic Remedies -- Affirmative Action Remedies -- Radical Remedies -- Political Institutions: The Courts and Prisons -- Young People in the Criminal Justice System -- The War on Drugs -- Why Are Men So Much More Likely to Be in Prison? -- Political Institutions: The Military -- Women in Combat -- Women and Men in the Military Today -- Gender Harassment in the Military -- Why the Hostility Against Women in the Military? -- Masculinity and Heterosexuality in the Military -- Why Are Differences in the Treatment of Women in the Military Important? -- Be Careful What You Wish For -- Women and Peace -- What Is Political? -- Gender Matters -- Mass Media and Gender -- Gender on Television -- Reality TV and Gender -- LGBT on TV -- Missing Women in the Television Industry -- Symbolic Annihilation -- Gender in Advertising -- Advertising Masculinity -- Men and Beer -- Advertising Gender in Three Nations -- Gender in U.S. Advertising -- Gender in Turkish Advertising -- Gender in Japanese Advertising -- Gender in Film -- Children's Movies -- Sexualization of Girls and Women in Media -- Gender and the Internet -- Media Theory -- Resisting Media -- Music Videos -- Gender Matters -- Sports and Masculinity -- History of Sports and Manliness -- Gay Athletes -- Initiation Rites and Football -- Dangers of Masculinity -- Time for a Change? -- Mexican Baseball Players Challenge Hegemonic Masculinity in Sports -- Sportswomen -- Title IX -- International Efforts to Bring Women into Sports -- Barriers to Bringing Women into Sports -- Women Athletes, Homophobia, and Heterosexism -- Venus and Mars Play Sports -- Assimilation or Reform -- Gender Matters -- Religion as an Institution -- Importance of Religion Across the Globe -- By the Numbers -- Religion and Gender: Contested Terrain -- Abrahamic Religions -- Catholicism -- Islam -- The Practice of Hijab -- Women and the Hijab in the United States -- Perspectives on Islam in the United Kingdom -- Buddhism -- Religion and Gender: Fundamentalism -- Muslim Fundamentalism -- Christian Fundamentalism -- Fundamentalist Views of Masculinity -- Fundamentalist Fathers -- Evangelical Feminists -- Hindu Fundamentalism -- Women in the Pulpit -- The Da Vinci Code and Ancient Religious Views of Women -- Religion ads a Free Space in Oppressive Cultures -- Religion as a Base of Resistance -- Women Activists in Sri Lanka -- Religion in the American Civil Rights Movement -- and Contents note continued: Challenging Religions from Within -- What Difference Would More Gender-Equal Religions Make? -- Feminist Theoretical Models -- Classical Sociological Theory on Religion -- Gender Matters -- The Development Paradigm -- Beyond the Rural: Export Processing Zones -- Two More Global Economies -- Feminist Political Ecology: Beyond Production -- A Provisioning Economy -- Local Knowledge -- How Will We Change the World?.
- 9780199335619 paperback and 0199335613 paperback
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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