The gendered society reader / [edited by] Michael Kimmel, Stony Brook University, State University of New York, Amy Aronson, Fordham University.

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Format: Book
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
Edition:Fifth edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Michael Kimmel
  • Part 1. Anatomy and destiny : biological arguments about gender differences.
  • Caveman masculinity : finding manhood in evolutionary science / Martha McCaughey
  • Testosterone rules / Robert M. Sapolsky
  • The appalling appeal of nature : the popular influence of evolutionary psycholgy as a problem for sociology / Stevi Jackson and Amanda Rees
  • Part 2. Cultural construction of gender.
  • Men as women and women as men : disrupting gender / Judith Lorber
  • Coming of age and coming out ceremonies across cultures / Gilbert Herdt
  • Cultural patterns and sex/gender diversity / Serena Nanda
  • Part 3. The psychology of sex roles.
  • The gender similarities hypothesis / Janet Shibley Hyde
  • "Dude, you're a fag" : adolescent masculinity and the fag discourse / C.J. Pascoe
  • It's bad for us too : how the sexualization of girls impacts the sexuality of boys, men, and women / Deborah L. Tolman
  • Part 4. The social construction of gender relations.
  • Doing gender / Candace West and Don H. Zimmerman
  • Doing difference / Candace West and Sarah Fenstermaker
  • Great divides : the cultural cognitive, and social bias of the global subordinate of women / Cynthia Fuchs Epstein
  • Part 5. The gendered family.
  • American marriage in the early twenty-first century / Andrew J. Cherlin
  • At-home fathers and breadwinning mothers : variations in constructing work and family lives / Caryn E. Medved and William K. Rawlins
  • (How) does the sexual orientation of parents matter? / Judith Stacey and Timothy J. Biblarz
  • Part 6. The gendered classroom.
  • "Spice girls," "Nice girls," "Girlies," and "Tomboys" : gender discourses, girls' cultures and femininities in the primary classroom / Diane Reay
  • Policing masculinities : investigating the role of homophobia and heteronormativity in the lives of adolescent school boys / Wayne Martino
  • "I just got on with it" : the educational experiences of ordinary, yet overlooked, boys / Steven Roberts
  • Part 7. The gender of religion.
  • To veil or not to veil? A case study of identity negotiation among Muslim women in Austin, Texas / Jen'nan Ghazal Read and John P. Bartkowski
  • "That's what a man is supposed to do" : compensatory manhood acts in an LGBT Christian church / J. Edward Sumerau
  • The unhappy marriage of religion and politics : problems and pitfalls for gender equality / Shahra Razavi and Anne Jenichen
  • Part 8. The gendered workplace.
  • The gender revolution : uneven and stalled / Paula England
  • Racializing the glass escalator : reconsidering men's experiences with women's work / Adia Harvey Wingfield
  • Before and after : gender transitions, human capital , and workplace experiences / Kristen Schilt and Matthew Wiswall
  • Part 9. The gendered media.
  • "Lights on at the end of the party" : are lads' mags mainstreaming dangerous sexism? / Miranda A.H. Horvath, Peter Hegarty, Suzannah Tyler, and Sophie Mansfield
  • A 36-24-36 cerebrum : productivity, gender, and video game advertising / Shira Chess
  • Real niggas : black men, hard men, and the rise of gangsta culture / Miles White
  • Part 10. The gender of politics and the politics of gender.
  • Gender matters in politics / Georgina Waylen
  • Wars, wimps, and women : talking gender and thinking war / Carol Cohn
  • Hilliary Clinton, Sarah Palin, and Michelle Obama : performing gender, race, and class on the campaign trail / Ann C. McGinley
  • Part 11. The gendered body.
  • The body and the reproduction of femininity / Susan Bordo
  • Beards, breasts, and bodies : doing sex in a gendered world / Raine Dozier
  • The rise of recreational burlesque : bumping and grinding towards empowerment / Kaitlyn Regehr
  • Part 12. Gendered intimacies.
  • The feminization of love / Francesca M. Cancian
  • Sexual harassment and masculinity : the power and meaning of "Girl watching" / Beth A. Quinn
  • The glass partition : obstacles to cross-sex friendships at work / Kim Elsesser and Letitia Anne Peplau
  • Part 13. The gender of sexuality.
  • Hooking up and forming romantic relationships on today's college campuses / Paula England, Emily Fitzgibbons Shafer, and Alison C.K. Fogarty
  • Dude-sex : white masculinities and "Authentic" heterosexuality among dudes who had sex with dudes / Jane Ward
  • Social identities as predictors of women's sexual satisfaction and sexual activity / Breanne Fahs and Eric Swank
  • Part 14. The gender of violence.
  • Good guys and guns : hegemonic masculinity and concealed handguns / Angela Stroud
  • Perceptions of domestic violence in lesbian relationships : stereotypes and gender role expectations / Beth Little and Cheryl Terrance
  • Are female stalkers more violent than male stalkers? understanding gender differences in stalking violence using contemporary sociocultural beliefs / Carleen M. Thompson, Susan M. Dennison and Anna Stewart.