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A unique text/reader that explores the elusive, evolving construct of gender through the metaphor of a kaleidoscope 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. Key features Updated introductions to each chapter and each reading provide an overview of the pertinent theoretical and thematic issues addressed. Articles by top scholars in the field challenge students to question how gender shapes their daily lives. A unifying theme using the kaleidoscope as a metaphor provides students with a valuable analytic tool for understanding the significance of gender in our society. Questions to consider at the beginning of each chapter help students focus on key points as they read.
Table of Contents
|The Prism of Gender|
|Gender as a Social Structure: Theory Wrestling With Action|
|What It Means to Be Gendered Me|
|Beyond Pink and Blue|
|The Trouble With Testosterone|
|Multiple Genders Among North American Indians|
|The Interaction of Gender With Other Socially Constructed Prisms|
|Inequality on the Shopping Floor|
|Toward a New Vision: Race, Class, and Gender as Categories of Analysis and Connection|
|Asian American Women and Racialized Feminities: ?Doing? Gender Across Cultural Worlds|
|The Complexity of Intersectionality|
|Gender and the Prism of Culture|
|It?s Only a Penis: Rape, Feminism, and Difference|
|Female Circumcision: Muslim Identities and Zero Tolerance Policies in Rural West Java|
|We?re There and Queer: Homonormative Mobility and Lived Experience Among Gay Expatriates in Manila|
|Reinventing Honorable Masculinity: Discourses From a Working-Class Indian Community|
|Gender and Power|
|Learning and Doing Gender|
|Playing in the Gender Transgression Zone: Race, Class, and Hegemonic Masculinity in Middle Childhood|
|No Way My Boys are Going to be Like That!: Parents? Responses to Children?s Gender Nonconformity|
|The Pervasiveness and Persistence of the Feminine Beauty Ideal in Children?s Fairy Tales|
|Between a ?Soft?? and a ?Hard? Place: Gender, Ethnicity, and Culture in the School and Home|
|My Life as a Man|
|"Barbie Dolls" on the Pitch: Identity Work, Defensive Othering, and Inequality in Women's Rugby|
|Buying and Selling Gender|
|The Pink Dragon Is Female: Halloween Costumes and Gender Markers|
|Yearning for Lightness: Transnational Circuits in the Marketing and Consumption of Skin Lighteners|
|Firming the Floppy Penis: Age, Class, and Gender Relations in the Lives of Old Men|
|Consuming Orientalism: Images of Asian/American Women in Multicultural Advertising|
|Is He Boyfriend Material? Representation of Males in Teenage Girls? Magazines|
|Tracing Gender's Mark on Bodies, Sexualities, and Emotions|
|Size 6: The Western Woman?s Harem|
|Individual Bodies, Collective State Interests: The Case of Israeli Combat Soldiers|
|Doing Gender, Doing Class: The Performance of Sexuality in Exotic Dance Clubs|
|'If It?s Not On, It?s Not On'?Or Is It?|
|Gender and Emotion Management in the Stages of Edgework|
|Gender at Work|
|Inequality Regimes: Gender, Class, and Race in Organizations|
|Selling Women Short: Gender Inequality on Wall Street|
|Emerging Theories of Care Work|
|Hard Drives and Glass Ceilings: Gender Stratification in High-Tech Production|
|Mommies and Daddies on the Fast Track in Other Wealthy Nations|
|Moral Dilemmas, Moral Strategies, and the Transformation of Gender: Lessons From Two Generations of Work and Family Change|
|Gender in Intimate Relationships|
|Thinking About Gender and Power in Marriage|
|Black Intimacies: Love, Sex, and Relationships--The Pursuit of Intimacy|
|Complexity of Father Involvement in Low-Income Mexican American Families|
|Opting Into Motherhood: Lesbians Blurring the Boundaries and Transforming the Meaning of Parenthood and Kinship|
|Fathering, Class, and Gender: A Comparison of Physicians and Emergency Medical Technicians|
|Sexual Assault on Campus: A Multilevel Integrative Approach to Party Rape|
|Separating the Men From the Moms: The Making of Adult Gender Segregation in Youth Sports|
|Gendering Violence: Masculinity and Power in Men?s Accounts of Domestic Violence|
|Sexual Harassment and Masculinity: The Power and Meaning of "Girl Watching|
|Nothing Is Forever|
|The Messy Relationship Between Feminisms and Globalizations|
|Native American Feminism, Sovereignty, and Social Change|
|Change Among the Gatekeepers: Men, Masculinities, and Gender Equality in the Global Arena|
|Unraveling the Gender Knot|
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