Gender Through the Prism of Difference

Paperback | July 29, 2015

byMaxine Baca Zinn, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Michael A. Messner

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Gender Through the Prism of Difference adopts a global, transnational perspective on how race, class, and sexual diversity are central to the study of sex and gender. In contrast with other books in this area - which tend to focus on U.S. or European viewpoints - this wide-ranging anthologyfeatures many articles based on research done elsewhere throughout the world. Now in its fifth edition, the book opens with a revised and updated Introduction that sets the stage for understanding gender as a socially constructed experience. Featuring twenty-eight new readings, this edition coverscompelling subjects like transgendered people, intersex issues, men and masculinity, sexual and gender violence, disabilities, obesity, reproductive technologies, educational testing, aging and ageism, and Occupy Wall Street.

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Gender Through the Prism of Difference adopts a global, transnational perspective on how race, class, and sexual diversity are central to the study of sex and gender. In contrast with other books in this area - which tend to focus on U.S. or European viewpoints - this wide-ranging anthologyfeatures many articles based on research done ...

Maxine Baca Zinn is Professor Emerita of Sociology at Michigan State University. Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo is Professor and Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration at the University of Southern California. Michael A. Messner is Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at the University of Southern Cal...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 9.21 × 7.4 × 1.1 inPublished:July 29, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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* = New to this EditionPrefaceIntroduction: Sex and Gender Through the Prism of DifferenceI. PERSPECTIVES ON SEX, GENDER, AND DIFFERENCE1. Anne Fausto-Sterling: The Five Sexes, Revisited2. Lisa Wade: The New Science of Sex Difference *3. Maxine Baca Zinn and Bonnie Thornton Dill: Theorizing Difference from Multiracial Feminism4. Raewyn Connell: Masculinities and Globalization5. Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschil: Global Woman6. Chandra Talpade Mohanty: Antiglobalization Pedagogies and FeminismII. BODIESControl and Resistance7. Laurel Westbrook and Kristen Schilt: Doing Gender, Determining Gender: Transgender People, Gender Panics and the Maintenance of the Sex/Gender/Sexuality System *8. Betsy Lucal: What It Means to Be Gendered Me: Life on the Boundaries of a Dichotomous Gender System9. Abigail C. Saguy and Kjerstin Gruys: Morality and Health: News Media Constructions of Overweight and Eating Disorders *10. Evelyn Nakano Glenn: Yearning for Lightness: Transnational Circuits in the Marketing and Consumption of Skin Lighteners11. Toni Calasanti, Kathleen F. Selvin, and Neil King: Ageism and Feminism: From "Et Cetera" to CenterViolence12. Cecilia Menjivar: A Framework for Examining Violence *13. Victor Rios: The Consequences of the Criminal Justice Pipeline on Black and Latino Masculinity *14. Heather R. Hlavka: Normalizing Sexual Violence: Young Women Account for Harassment and Abuse *III. SEXUALITIESSexual Relations, Intimacy, Power15. Rashawn Ray and Jason A. Rosow: Getting Off and Getting Intimate: How Normative Institutional Arrangements Structure Black and White Fraternity Men's Approaches Toward Women16. Lorena Garcia: Handlin' Your Business: Sexual Respectability and Peers *17. Rhacel Parrenas: The Migration of Entertainers to Japan *18. Julie O'Connell Davidson: The Sex Tourist, The Expatriate, His Ex-Wife, and Her "Other": The Politics of Loss, Difference, and DesireSexuality and Identity19. Valerie Jenness and Sarah Fenstermaker: Agnes Goes to Prison: Gender Authenticity, Transgender Inmates in Prisons for Men, and Pursuit of 'The Real Deal' *20. Jane Ward: Dude-Sex: White Masculinities and 'Authentic' Heterosexuality Among Dudes Who Have Sex with Dudes *21. Yen Le Espirtu: "Americans Have a Different Attitude": Family, Sexuality, and Gender in Filipina American Lives22. Kirsty Liddiard: The Work of Disabled Identities in Intimate Relationships *IV. IDENTITIES23. B. Deutsch: The Male Privilege Checklist *24. Audre Lorde: Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference25. Jen'Nan Ghazal Read and John P. Bartkowski: To Veil or Not to Veil?: A Case Study of Identity Negotiation Among Muslim Women in Austin, Texas26. Tristan Bridges and C.J. Pascoe: Hybrid Masculinities: New Directions in the Sociology of Men and Masculinities *27. Sanyu A. Mojola: Providing Women, Kept Men: Doing Masculinity in the Wake of the African HIV/AIDS Pandemic *V. FAMILIESMotherhood, Fatherhood28. Patricia Hill Collins: The Meaning of Motherhood in Black Culture and Black Mother-Daughter Relationships29. Lisa J. Udel: Revision and Resistance: The Politics of Native Women's Motherwork30. Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo and Ernestine Avila: "I'm Here, but I'm There": The Meanings of Latina Transnational Motherhood31. Tina Miller: Falling Back Into Gender?: Men's Narratives and Practices around First-Time Fatherhood *Work and Families32. Stephanie Coontz: Why Gender Equality Stalled *33. Michael A. Messner and Suzel Bozada-Deas: Separating the Men from the Moms: The Making of Adult Gender Segregation in Youth Sports34. Elizabeth Higginbotham and Lynn Weber: Moving Up with Kin and Community: Upward Social Mobility for Black and White Women35. Kathryn Edin: What Do Low-Income Single Mothers Say about Marriage?VI. CONSTRUCTING GENDER IN THE WORKPLACE36. Christine Williams: The Glass Escalator, Revisited: Gender Inequality in Neoliberal Times *37. Amy Denissen and Abigail C. Saguy: Gendered Homophobia and the Contradictions of Workplace Discrimination *38. Adia Harvey Wingfield: The Modern Mammy and the Angry Black Man: African American Professionals' Experiences with Gendered Racism in the Workplace *39. Miliann Kang: "'I Just Put Koreans and Nails Together'; Nail Spas and the Model Minority" in The Managed Hand: Race, Gender, and the Body in Beauty Service Work *VII. EDUCATION AND SCHOOLS40. Gilda L. Ochoa: "Framing the "Gap": Dominant Discourses of Achievement in Academic Profiling: Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap *41. Ann Arnett Ferguson: Naughty by Nature42. Julie Bettie: Girls, Race, and Identity: Border Work Between ClassesVIII. POPULAR CULTURE43. Susan Jane Gilman: Klaus Barbie, and Other Dolls I'd Like to See44. Emily Rutherford: Choose One45. Michael Kimmel: Manufacturing Rage: The Cultural Construction of Aggrieved Entitlement *46. Kristen Myers: Anti-feminist Messages in American Television Programming for Young Girls *IX. CHANGE AND POLITICS47. Thomas Rogers: We're All Intersex48. Delhi Declaration and Call to Action *49. Kevin Powell: Confessions of a Recovering Misogynist50. Jodie Michelle Lawston: We're All Sisters: Bridging and Legitimacy in the Women's Antiprison Movement51. Dorothy Roberts and Sujatha Jesudason: Movement Intersectionality: The Case of Race, Gender, Disability, and Genetic Technologies *52. Manissa McCleave Maharawal: So Real It Hurts: Notes on Occupy Wall Street *Glossary

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"I love the intersectional and institutional focus. I also like the diversity of voices represented, both in terms of demographics and experience." --Amanda Moras, Sacred Heart University