Category: Gender Studies

  • Download Food, Masculinities, and Home: Interdisciplinary by Michelle Szabo,Shelley Koch PDF

    By Michelle Szabo,Shelley Koch

    Long-held institutions among girls, domestic, nutrients, and cooking are starting to resolve as, in more and more families, males are taking over meals and cooking tasks. whilst, men's public foodwork maintains to realize cognizance within the media and pop culture. the 1st of its variety, Food, Masculinities and Home focuses in particular on nutrition with regards to how homemaking practices form masculine identities and rework meanings of 'home'. The overseas, multidisciplinary individuals discover questions together with how foodstuff practices form masculinity and notions of domestic, and vice versa; the level to which this gender shift demanding situations latest gender hierarchies; and the way masculinities are being reshaped via the starting to be presence of fellows in kitchens and food-focused spaces.

    With ever-growing curiosity in either nutrition and gender reports, this can be a must-read for college kids and researchers in nutrients reports, gender stories, cultural reviews, sociology, geography, anthropology, and similar fields.
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  • Download The Ashgate Research Companion to Contemporary Religion and by Andrew K.T. Yip,Andrew Kam-Tuck, Professor Yip,Stephen, PDF

    By Andrew K.T. Yip,Andrew Kam-Tuck, Professor Yip,Stephen, Professor Hunt

    The Ashgate learn spouse to modern faith and Sexuality presents teachers and scholars with a accomplished and authoritative state of the art overview of present learn within the region of sexuality and faith, widely outlined. This selection of professional essays deals an inter-disciplinary learn of the real features of sexuality and faith, calling upon sociological, cultural, ancient and theological contributions to an under-researched topic. The spouse specializes in the exploration of numerous non secular faiths, spiritualities, and sexualities with contributions that include many contrasting techniques regarding the modern context. by way of adopting a really inter-disciplinary and multi-dimensional point of view, the significant other embraces the complexities of either sexuality and faith. Aimed basically at a readership with expert curiosity in either, The Ashgate examine better half to modern faith and Sexuality bargains an cutting edge and fresh research of key theoretical and empirical concerns in an more and more correct and increasing zone of educational interest.

    The better half contains 5 major thematic sections, each one with chapters ranging throughout various an important themes traversing numerous religion traditions. The significant topics are: epistemological and methodological matters; the importance of non secular textual content; institutional spiritual settings; balance transformation and alter; contesting hegemonic buildings and discourses. each one part comprises 4 chapters contributed through best overseas specialists of their respective fields and who're on the state-of-the-art of present learn. jointly, they provide an inter-disciplinary and finished survey of sexuality and religion.

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  • Download Wo die Liebe hinfällt: Das neue Rollenbild ungleicher Paare by Brigitte Brandstötter PDF

    By Brigitte Brandstötter

    Prominente Paare, aber auch „normale“ Paare, bei denen die Frau wesentlich älter ist als der Mann, rücken durch publikumswirksame Medien zunehmend in den Blick der Öffentlichkeit. „Ungleiche“ Paare sind in der Wirklichkeit angekommen. Dennoch zeigt sich das Umfeld im Allgemeinen irritiert und ortet Skandalfähigkeit.

    Die Sozialwissenschaften machten bisher einen großen Bogen um die Frage, was once „ungleiche“ Paare zusammenführt und zusammenhält. Brigitte Brandstötter untersucht in ihrer Studie die gesellschaftlichen Rahmenbedingungen, die „ungleiche“ Paarbeziehungen erst möglich machen bzw. sie behindern. Welches neue Rollen- und Sittenbild zeigt sich durch die Verbindung „Frau mit jüngerem Partner“? Welche gesellschaftlichen Rahmenbedingungen beeinflussen diese Paarkonstellation? Geben „ungleiche“ Paare Stoff für eine neue Variante romantischer Liebe?


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  • Download Mentoring als gendergerechte Personalentwicklung: by Bahar Haghanipour PDF

    By Bahar Haghanipour

    Mentoring hat Hochkonjunktur. Egal ob in Hochschulen, Wirtschaft oder Politik, überall findet guy Mentoring-Programme als gendergerechte Personalentwicklung, die der Unterrepräsentanz von Frauen in Führungspositionen entgegenwirken sollen. Doch was once bringen Mentoring-Programme wirklich? Diese grundlegende Frage ist in der bisherigen Forschung noch nicht geklärt, das Input-Output-Verhältnis schwierig zu fassen. Bahar Haghanipour geht dieser Frage anhand von Interviews mit ehemaligen Teilnehmerinnen eines Mentoring-Programms nach. Sie untersucht die nachhaltigen Wirkungen dieser spezifischen Maßnahme und übersetzt sie in Handlungsempfehlungen. Die Ergebnisse zeigen, dass das Mentoring gerade auf einer psychosozialen Ebene wirkt, aber Forderungen an Wirtschaft und Politik bestehen bleiben. Eine sich anschließende Idealtypenbildung gibt der Mentoring-Forschung neuen Input.
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  • Download Masculinities and the Adult Male Prison Experience by Jennifer Anne Sloan PDF

    By Jennifer Anne Sloan

    This publication severely analyses how males in felony act out their masculine identities. It considers how males negotiate their time in felony, which could contain being positioned right into a female place relative to different males, and especially seems to be on the subversion of heteronormative gender positionings via our bodies, areas, time, and relationships. Vulnerability is usually taken as a key attention, and males are proven to behave out their masculinities for the advantage of an viewers that issues to them. notwithstanding, that viewers is proven to be topic to alter at any aspect in time. 

    Using wide ethnographic information drawn from grownup male prisoners, the booklet adopts the perspective of the person prisoner as a body to contemplate masculinity. It additionally advances ethnographic learn in criminology through reflecting upon the identification of researchers in prisons, quite the feminine researcher's gendered identification in such environments. it is going to be of serious curiosity to students of penology, gender and ethnography.

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  • Download Exploitation: From Practice to Theory (Studies in Social and by Monique Deveaux,Vida Panitch PDF

    By Monique Deveaux,Vida Panitch

    Contemporary theoretical discussions of exploitation are ruled through thinkers within the liberal and Marxian traditions. Exploitation: From perform to thought, pushes prior those conventional and binary reasons, to target unjust practises that either depend upon and perpetuate inequalities valuable to exploitation.

    Using real-world examples, the chapters during this assortment handle key questions, together with, in what methods are exploitation practices globalised, racialized and gendered? How do instances of organ promoting, rate gouging and advertisement gestational surrogacy switch our understandings of exploitation? What attainable social and monetary treatments do those new conceptions prescribe?

    Case stories during this quantity span the globe, facing built and constructing international locations alike and in a number of nationwide and transnational contexts.
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  • Download Understanding Popular Culture and World Politics in the by Laura J. Shepherd,Caitlin Hamilton PDF

    By Laura J. Shepherd,Caitlin Hamilton

    The practices of worldwide politics are actually scrutinised in a fashion that's unheard of, with even these formerly – or conventionally assumed to be – disengaged from foreign affairs being drawn into global politics by way of social media. Interactive web pages let clients to stick with election ends up in real-time from the opposite part of the area, and on-line mapping implies that the realm ‘out there’ is now to be had in your cell phone. Understanding pop culture and global Politics within the electronic Age engages those subject matters in modern international politics, to raised know the way electronic communique via new media applied sciences alterations our encounters with the realm.


    Whether the focal point is electronic media, social networking or user-generated content material, those websites of political job and the artefacts they produce have a lot to inform us approximately how we have interaction global politics within the modern age. This quantity represents the start line of a discussion approximately how electronic applied sciences are starting to influence the examine and perform of students and practitioners within the box of diplomacy, with the gathering of state-of-the-art essays dealing particularly with the intertextuality of global politics and electronic pop culture.



    This e-book may be of use to diplomacy examine teachers (and significantly engaged publics) attracted to the center issues of world politics – subjectivity, militarism, humanitarianism, civil society supplier, and governance. The publication additionally employs theories and strategies heavily linked to different social technological know-how disciplines, together with political concept, sociology, cultural reports and media studies.

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  • Download Sex Difference in Christian Theology: Male, Female, and by Megan K. DeFranza PDF

    By Megan K. DeFranza

    How diversified are women and men? while does it subject to us -- or to God? Are female and male the single recommendations? In Sex distinction in Christian Theology Megan DeFranza explores such questions in mild of the Bible, theology, and science.

    Many Christians, entrenched in tradition wars over sexual ethics, are both blind to the life of intersex individuals or steer clear of the inherent problem they convey to the belief that all people is born after the trend of both Adam or Eve. DeFranza argues, from a conservative theological viewpoint, that every one individuals are made within the picture of God -- male, lady, and intersex -- and that we needs to hearken to and study from the voices of the intersexed between us.
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