Gender, Sexuality, and Intimacy: A Contexts Reader

Gender, Sexuality, and Intimacy: A Contexts Reader

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ISBN-13: 9781506352312
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/15/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jodi O’Brien is Professor of Sociology and Women and Gender Studies at Seattle University. She is the editor of the Encyclopedia of Gender and Society and co-editor of the “Contemporary Sociological Perspectives” book series. Her books include The Production of Reality, Social Prisms, and Everyday Inequalities. Her courses and research focus on difference, power and discrimination, and religion and sexuality.

Arlene Stein is a Professor of Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies and the director of the Institute for Research on Women at Rutgers University. She teaches courses on the sociology of gender and sexuality, culture, self and society. She is the author of four scholarly books; the recipient of the Simon and Gagnon Award for career contributions to the study of sexualities and the Ruth Benedict Book Award; and has served on the editorial boards of the journals Social Problems, SIGNS, and Sexualities.

Table of Contents

Preface/Acknowledgments
SECTION I. GENDER
Introduction: Where Is Gender?
Focus Point: Learning to Parent Transgender Children - Nicole Bedera
Locating Gender
1 Boys vs. Girls - Debra Rigney
2 The Hearts of Boys - Niobe Way, C.J. Pascoe, Mark Mc Cormack, Amy Schalet, and Freeden Oeur
3 Jeremy Lin’s Model Minority Problem - Maxwell Leung
4 Transitioning Out Loud and Online - Arlene Stein
In Brief: Fashioning Flawlessness - Kelly Kato
5 A 21st Century Gender Revolution - Sangyoub Park
6 The Feminization of American Immigration - Donna R. Gabaccia
In Brief: Fashion Victims - Aghil Daghagheleh
Scripting Gender: Media and Culture
7 Celebrity Drug Scandals, Media Double Standards - Rebecca Tiger
In Brief: Orange Is Mostly the Same Gender - Adriana Brodyn
8 Selling Feminism, Consuming Femininity - Amanda M. Gengler
9 Beauty Beyond a Size 16 - Amanda M. Czerniawski
10 Enduring Dilemmas of Female Celebrity - Karen Sternheimer
11 #Call Me Caitlyn and Contemporary Trans* Visibility - D’Lane Compton and Tristan Bridges
12 Dancing the Body Beautiful - Julia A. Ericksen
13 Discrimination and Dress Codes in Urban Nightlife - Reuben A. Buford May
Scripting Gender: Sport
14 Tiger Girls on the Soccer Field - Hilary Levey Friedman
In Brief: Babes in Bikeland - Bjorn Christianson
15 Ritual Violence in a Two-Car Garage - Scott Melzer
16 The Sanctity of Sunday Football: Why Men Love Sports - Douglas Hartmann
17 Playing but Losing: Women’s Sports After Title IX - Cheryl Cooky and Nicole M. La Voi
18 Muslim Female Athletes and the Hijab - Geoff Harkness and Samira Islam
Violence and Transgression
19 Ruling out Rape - Lisa Wade, Brian Sweeney, Amelia Seraphia Derr, Michael A. Messner, and Carol Burke
20 Walking Like a Man? - Kristen Barber and Kelsy Kretschmer
21 Carrying Guns, Contesting Gender - Jennifer Dawn Carlson
22 Stealing a Bag of Potato Chips and Other Crimes of Resistance - Victor M. Rios
In Brief: When Victims Blame the Victim - Nicole Bedera
23 Changing Men in South Africa: Interview With Dean Peacock - Shari L. Dworkin
In Brief: Suicide's Gender Divide - Lucia Lykke
Gendered Institutions
24 The Not-so-Pink Ivory Tower - Ann Mullen
25 What Gender Is Science? - Maria Charles
26 Women of God - Orit Avishai
27 Bathroom Battlegrounds and Penis Panics - Kristen Schilt and Laurel Westbrook
28 Suffering in an Age of Personal Responsibility - Susan Sered
In Brief: Egalitarian Preferences, Gendered Realities - Lucia Lykke
29 A Feminist’s Work Is Never Done: Interview With Joan Acker - Jennifer L. Pierce
30 Got Power? - Christine Williams
In Brief: Women: Agents of Change - Moriah Willow
SECTION II. SEXUALITY
Introduction: Navigating Sexuality
Focus Point: Slut-Shaming Romance Writers - Nicole Bedera
Navigating Sexuality
31 Mixed Messages About Teen Sex - Stefanie Mollborn
32 Sex, Love, and Autonomy in the Teenage Sleepover - Amy Schalet
In Brief: Online Dating Choices, Constrained - Joanna Pepin
33 Is Hooking Up Bad for Young Women? - Elizabeth A. Armstrong, Laura Hamilton, and Paula England
34 Straight Girls Kissing - Leila J. Rupp and Verta Taylor
In Brief: Abstinence and Masculinity - Nicole Bedera
35 Hooking Up and Dating Are Two Sides of a Coin - Traci Luff, Kristi Hoffman, and Marit Berntson
36 Sexuality Has No Expiration Date - Linda J. Waite
Sexual Knowledge
37 Can’t Ask, Can’t Tell: How Institutional Review Boards Keep Sex in the Closet - Janice M. Irvine
In Brief: Limits to Same-Sex Acceptance - Lucia Lykke
38 Learning From Drag Queens - Verta Taylor and Leila J. Rupp
39 The Sex Lives of Sex Researchers - Janice M. Irvine
40 Being Straight in a Post-Closeted Culture - James Joseph Dean
41 U.S. Attitudes Toward Lesbian and Gay People Are Better Than Ever - Tina Fetner
42 Sexual Orientation Versus Behavior—Different for Men and Women? - Eliza Brown and Paula England
Mapping Sexual Commerce and Politics
43 Sex Entrepreneurs in the New China - Travis S.K. Kong
44 Transnational Gender Vertigo - Kimberly Kay Hoang
45 Pride and Prejudice and Professionalism - Catherine Connell
46 Lesbian Geographies - Amin Ghaziani
47 There Goes the Gayborhood? - Amin Ghaziani
In Brief: Did Baby Boomers Opt out or Lean in? - Virginia Little
SECTION III. INTIMACY
Introduction: Mapping Intimacy
Focus Point: An Unexpected Box of Love Research - Michelle Janning
Locating Intimacy
48 Loving Across Racial Divides - Amy Steinbugler
49 We Are Family - Katie L. Acosta
50 Unmarried With Children - Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas
51 Good Grief: Bouncing Back from a Spouse’s Death in Later Life - Deborah Carr
In Brief: Gender and Status Matching - Angela O'Brien
52 Measuring Same-Sex Relationships - Nancy Bates and Theresa J. Demaio
In Brief: Online Friends Affect Relationship Status - Joanna Pepin
Marriage
53 The Changing Landscape of Love and Marriage - Kathleen E. Hull, Ann Meier, and Timothy Ortyl
54 Marriage Goes to School - Orit Avishai, Melanie Heath, and Jennifer Randles
In Brief: Marriage Blurring Racial Boundaries - Lucia Lykke
55 Marrying Across Class Lines - Jessi Streib
56 For Better—and—for Worse - Verta Taylor, Leila J. Rupp, and Suzanna Danuta Walters
57 Korean Multiculturalism and the Marriage Squeeze - Sangyoub Park
58 A Silent Revolution in the Korean Family - Sangyoub Park
Reproduction
59 India’s Reproductive Assembly Line - Sharmila Rudrappa
60 "Children" Having Children - Stefanie Mollborn
61 The Single Mother by Choice Myth - Sarah R. Hayford and Karen Benjamin Guzzo
62 Reproducing the Nation - Özlem Altiok
In Brief: Birth Control, Religion, and the Social Construction of Whiteness - Nicole Bedera
63 What Happened to the "war on women "? - Deana A. Rohlinger
In Brief: Race and Contraception - Melissa Brown
64 The Poetry of Politics: Interview With Katha Pollitt - Carole Joffe
Family Portraits
65 The Joy of Cooking? - Sarah Bowen, Sinikka Elliott, and Joslyn Brenton
66 Eating Military Base Stew - Grace M. Cho
67 The Superstrong Black Mother - Sinikka Elliott and Megan Reid
In Brief: Neoliberal Mothering - Melissa Brown
68 Families Facing Untenable Choices - Lisa Dodson and Wendy Luttrell
69 Mothering While Disabled - Angela Frederick
70 Stay-at-Home Fatherhood - Nazneen Kane
In Brief: Father Schools and Promise Keepers - Nicole Bedera
71 Picturing the Self: My Mother’s Family Photo Albums - Robert Zussman
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