The Kaleidoscope of Gender : Prisms, Patterns, and Possibilities


The Kaleidoscope of Gender : Prisms, Patterns, and Possibilities



Accessible, timely, and stimulating, the Third 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 pattern of gender studies is constructed interpersonally, institutionally, and culturally.--Publisher



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Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage / Pine Forge Press, c2011.

xxii, 581 p. ; 23 cm.


Gender and Sexuality | Sociology




Located in Drake Library at: HQ1075 .K35 2011

Edited by: Joan Z. Spade, Catherine G. Valentine.

CONTENTS: Prisms. The Prism of Gender. Gender as a Social Structure: Theory Wrestling With Action / Barbara Risman -- What It Means to Be Gendered Me / Betsy Lucal -- Beyond Pink and Blue / Sharon E. Preves -- The Trouble With Testosterone / Robert M. Sapolsky -- Multiple Genders Among North American Indians / Serena Nanda -- The Interaction of Gender With Other Socially Constructed Prisms Inequality on the Shopping Floor / Christine L. Williams -- Toward a New Vision: Race, Class, and Gender as Categories of Analysis and Connection / Patricia Hill Collins -- Asian American Women and Racialized Feminities : 'Doing' Gender Across Cultural Worlds / Karen D. Pyke and Denise L. Johnson -- The Complexity of Intersectionality / Leslie McCall -- Gender and the Prism of Culture. It's Only a Penis : Rape, Feminism, and Difference / Christine Helliwell -- Female Circumcision : Muslim Identities and Zero Tolerance Policies in Rural West / Java Lynda Newland -- We're There and Queer : Homonormative Mobility and Lived Experience Among Gay Expatriates in Manila / Dana Collins -- Reinventing Honorable Masculinity : Discourses From a Working-Class Indian Community / Annie George -- Gender and Power / Maria Alexander Lepowsky -- Patterns. Learning and Doing Gender. Playing in the Gender Transgression Zone : Race, Class, and Hegemonic Masculinity in Middle Childhood / C. Shawn McGuffey and B. Lindsay Rich -- No Way My Boys are Going to be Like That! : Parents' Responses to Children's Gender Nonconformity / Emily W. Kane -- The Pervasiveness and Persistence of the Feminine Beauty Ideal in Children's Fairy Tales / Lori Baker-Sperry and Liz Grauerholz -- Between a 'Soft' and a 'Hard' Place: Gender, Ethnicity, and Culture in the School and Home / Prudence L. Carter -- My Life as a Man / Elizabeth Gilbert -- "Barbie Dolls" on the Pitch : Identity Work, Defensive Othering, and Inequality in Women's Rugby / Matthew B. Ezzell -- Buying and Selling Gender. The Pink Dragon Is Female : Halloween Costumes and Gender Markers / Adie Nelson -- Yearning for Lightness: Transnational Circuits in the Marketing and Consumption of Skin Lighteners / Evelyn Nakano Glenn -- Firming the Floppy Penis : Age, Class, and Gender Relations in the Lives of Old Men / Toni Calasanti and Neal King -- Consuming Orientalism : Images of Asian/American Women in Multicultural Advertising / Minieong Kim and Angie Y. Chung -- Is He Boyfriend Material? : Representation of Males in Teenage Girls' Magazines / Kirsten B. Firminger -- Tracing Gender's Mark on Bodies, Sexualities, and Emotions. Size 6 : The Western Woman's Harem / Fatima Mernissi -- Individual Bodies, Collective State Interests : The Case of Israeli Combat Soldiers / Orna Sasson-Levy -- Doing Gender, Doing Class : The Performance of Sexuality in Exotic Dance Clubs / Mary Nell Trautner -- 'If It's Not On, It's Not On': Or Is It? / Nicola Gavey, Kathryn McPhillips, and Marion Doherty -- Gender and Emotion Management in the Stages of Edgework / Jennifer Lois -- Gender at Work. Inequality Regimes : Gender, Class, and Race in Organizations / Joan Acker -- Selling Women Short : Gender Inequality on Wall Street / Louise Marie Roth -- Emerging Theories of Care Work / Paula England -- Hard Drives and Glass Ceilings : Gender Stratification in High-Tech Production / Steven C. McKay -- Mommies and Daddies on the Fast Track in Other Wealthy Nations / Gwen Moore -- Moral Dilemmas, Moral Strategies, and the Transformation of Gender : Lessons From Two Generations of Work and Family Change / Kathleen Gerson -- Gender in Intimate Relationships. Thinking About Gender and Power in Marriage / Veronica Jaris Tichenor -- Black Intimacies : Love, Sex, and Relationships,The Pursuit of Intimacy / Shirley A. Hill -- Complexity of Father Involvement in Low-Income Mexican American Families / Scott Coltrane, Ross D. Park, and Michele Adams -- Opting Into Motherhood : Lesbians Blurring the Boundaries and Transforming the Meaning of Parenthood and Kinship / Gillian A. Dunne -- Fathering, Class, and Gender : A Comparison of Physicians and Emergency Medical Technicians / Carla Shows and Naomi Gersel -- Enforcing Gender. Sexual Assault on Campus : A Multilevel Integrative Approach to Party Rape / Elizabeth A. Armstrong, Laura Hamilton, and Brian Sweeney -- Separating the Men From the Moms : The Making of Adult Gender Segregation in Youth Sports / Michael A. Messner and Suzel Bozada-Deas -- Gendering Violence : Masculinity and Power in Men's Accounts of Domestic Violence / Kristen L. Anderson and Debra Umberson -- Sexual Harassment and Masculinity : The Power and Meaning of "Girl Watching / Beth Quinn -- Possibilities. Nothing Is Forever. The Messy Relationship Between Feminisms and Globalizations / Manisha Desai -- Native American Feminism, Sovereignty, and Social Change / Andrea Smith -- Change Among the Gatekeepers : Men, Masculinities, and Gender Equality in the Global Arena / R.W. Connell -- Unraveling the Gender Knot / Allan Johnsons -- Epilogue.

We also have the 1st ed. (2004).

The Kaleidoscope of Gender : Prisms, Patterns, and Possibilities