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Judith Lorber is Professor Emerita of Sociology and Women's Studies at The Graduate Center and Brooklyn College of The City University of New York.
Lisa Jean Moore is Coordinator of Gender Studies and Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at Purchase College, State University of New York.
Table of Contents
*=New to this Edition
About the Authors
INTRODUCTION: KEY TERMS AND ISSUES
1. NEITHER NATURE NOR NURTURE: THEORIES OF THE GENDERED BODY
* "R" Genes Us?, Anne Fausto-Sterling
* No Time for Bullies: Baboons Retool Their Culture, Natalie Angier
* Incorporating Mothers into the Evolutionary Process, Sarah Blaffer Hrdy
2. "ARE YOU MY MOTHER? MY FATHER?": GENDERING PROCREATION
Shaping Babies: No, Not THAT Kind! Can I Try Again?, Kristen Karlberg
* Breastfeeding, Linda M. Blum and Jennifer J. Esala
Sperm, the Lovable Character in Facts-of-Life Books, Lisa Jean Moore
3. EVE, VENUS, AND "REAL WOMEN": CONSTRUCTING WOMEN'S BODIES
The Surface and the Depth: Medicalization, Beauty, and Body Image in Cosmetic Surgery, Victoria Pitts-Taylor
* Me and My Breasts, Muriel L. Sims
Telling My Story, Wairimu Ngaruiya Njambi
4. ADONIS, DON JUAN, AND "REAL MEN": CONSTRUCTING MEN'S BODIES
* Size Matters, Stephen S. Hall
Bear Bodies, Bear Masculinity, Peter Hennen
* How African-American and White Men Experience Cancer Screening Exams Involving the Rectum, Julie A. Winterich, Sara A. Quandt, Joseph G. Grzywacz, Peter E. Clark, David P. Miller, Joshua Acuņa, and Thomas A. Arcury
* 5. ALIGNING BODIES, IDENTITIES AND EXPRESSIONS: TRANSGENDER BODIES
* Before and After: Class and Body Transformation, Julia Serano
* Just One of the Guys, Kristen Schilt
* Expectant Bodies: The Pregnant Man, Paisley Currah
* 6. SPORTS: THE PLAYING GROUNDS OF GENDER
* Where's the Rulebook for Sex Verification?, Alice Dreger
* Playing with the Boys: Why Separate Is Not Equal in Sports, Eileen McDonagh and Laura Pappano
7. YOU DON'T NEED ARMS AND LEGS TO SING: GENDER AND DISABILITY
* Venus on Wheels, Gelya Frank
Tell Me, Tell Me, Irving Kenneth Zola
The Suffering and Limited Body, Susan Wendell
8. VIOLENT BODIES: VIOLENCE AND VIOLATIONS
Sexual Torture of Men, Pauline Oosterhoff, Prisca Zwanikken, and Evert Ketting
* Brides of Palestine/Angels of Death: The Case of the Palestinian Female Suicide Bombers, Dorit Naaman
* Reexamining Femicide, Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian
CONCLUSION: SOCIAL BODIES IN AN INTERCONNECTED WORLD
FILMS WITH SOMATIC THEMES