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Encyclopedia of Gender and Society, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412964512
  • ISBN-13: 9781412964517
  • DDC: 305.309
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 976 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released February 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

A comprehensive two-volume encyclopedia covering the major theories, research, people, and issues in contemporary gender studies. The work will be distinguished by a cross-national/cross-cultural perspective providing comparative analyses of life experiences of men and women around the world.

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  • RUSA's Outstanding Reference Sources 2012

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Reader's Guide.
About the Editors.
Contributors.
Introduction.
1: ABANTU for Development.
2: Abortion.
3: Abzug, Bella (1920–1998).
4: Access to Justice.
5: Activo/Passivo Sex Roles.
6: ACT UP.
7: Addams, Jane (1860–1935).
8: Adultery.
9: Advertising, Gender Images in.
10: Affirmative Action.
11: Ageism.
12: AIDS and International Women's Health.
13: Aid to Families with Dependent Children.
14: All-China Women's Federation.
15: All India Women's Conference.
16: Alpha Male.
17: American Birth Control League.
18: American Civil Liberties Union.
19: American Men's Studies Association.
20: American Woman Suffrage Association.
21: Androcentrism.
22: Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome.
23: Androgyny.
24: Anthony, Susan B. (1820–1906).
25: Anti-Miscegenation Laws.
26: Anzaldúa, Gloria (1942–2004).
27: Arab Feminist Union.
28: Arranged Marriages.
29: Art, Gender Images in.
30: Asaf Ali, Aruna (1909–1996).
31: Assertiveness Training.
32: Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN).
33: Bachelors and Spinsters.
34: Balch, Emily Greene (1867–1961).
35: Barbie.
36: Bears.
37: Beauty Pageants.
38: Bem Sex Role Inventory.
39: Benedict, Ruth (1887–1948).
40: Benjamin, Harry (1885–1986).
41: Berdache (Two-Spirit).
42: Bifurcated Consciousness.
43: Biological Determinism.
44: Bisexuality.
45: Blackburn, Molly (1930–1985).
46: Black Feminist Thought.
47: Bloomsbury Group.
48: Bluestocking Society.
49: Bodybuilding.
50: Body Hair.
51: Body Image.
52: Body Politics.
53: Boston Marriages.
54: Brazilian Federation for the Advancement of Women.
55: Breastfeeding.
56: Breast Implants.
57: Bridal Industry.
58: Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
59: Butch/Femme.
60: Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics (COYOTE).
61: Camp.
62: Cancer.
63: Caregiving.
64: Caste.
65: Castration.
66: Celibacy.
67: Cervical Cancer Vaccination.
68: Chastity.
69: Cheerleading.
70: Children's Literature, Gender Images in.
71: Child Support.
72: Chivalry.
73: Christian Coalition.
74: Christianity, Status of Women in.
75: Christianity and Homosexuality.
76: Chromosome Disorders.
77: Clergy Sex Scandals.
78: Coalition on Violence Against Women (Kenya).
79: Cohabitation.
80: Colorism.
81: Comfort Women.
82: Commitment Ceremonies.
83: Committee on Women, Population, and the Environment.
84: Comparable Worth.
85: Compulsory Heterosexuality.
86: Concerned Women for America.
87: Consciousness-Raising.
88: Contraception.
89: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.
90: Cooper, Anna Julia (1858–1964).
91: Cosmetic Surgery.
92: Courtly Love.
93: Courtship.
94: Crime and Criminal Justice, Gender and.
95: Cross-Dressing.
96: Cybersex.
97: Cyborg Manifesto.
98: Daughters of Bilitis.
99: Day, Dorothy (1897–1981).
100: Deadbeat Dads.
101: Death Penalty, Gender and the.
102: De Beauvoir, Simone (1908–1986).
103: Declaration of Sentiments.
104: Declaration of the Rights of Women.
105: Defense of Marriage Act.
106: Deities, Gender Images and.
107: Depression.
108: Development Alternatives with Women in a New Era.
109: Diaries.
110: Dieting.
111: Disability.
112: Discursive Theories of Gender.
113: Divine Feminine Spirituality.
114: Divorce.
115: Domestic Labor.
116: Domestic Partners/Civil Unions.
117: Domestic Technology.
118: Domestic Violence.
119: “Don't Ask, Don't Tell”.
120: “Down Low,” The.
121: Dowry/Daaj.
122: Dowry Prohibition Act.
123: Drag King.
124: Drag Queen.
125: Earhart, Amelia Mary (1897–c. 1937).
126: Eating Disorders.
127: Economy: History of Women's Participation.
128: Education: Chilly Climate in the Classroom.
129: Education: Gender Differences.
130: Eldercare.
131: Ellis, Havelock (1859–1939).
132: Emotion Work.
133: Equal Pay Act of 1963.
134: Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).
135: Erickson, Reed (1917–1992).
136: Ethics and Moral Development, Gender Differences in.
137: Ethnic Cleansing.
138: Eugenics.
139: Exercise and Fitness.
140: Extended Families.
141: Family, Organization of.
142: Family Law.
143: Family Medical Leave Act.
144: Family Wage.
145: Fatherhood Movements.
146: Federation of South African Women.
147: Female Circumcision/Female Genital Mutilation.
148: Female Farming Systems.
149: Femicide.
150: Feminine Mystique.
151: Feminism and Militarization.
152: Feminist Activism in Latin America.
153: Feminist Bioethics.
154: Feminist Disability Theory.
155: FÉMinistes RÉVolutionnaires.
156: Feminist Ethnography.
157: Feminist Magazines.
158: Feminist Methodology.
159: Feminist Sex Wars.
160: Feminization of Labor.
161: Feminization of Migration.
162: Femocrat.
163: Fertility Rates.
164: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
165: Fetal Rights/Public Fetus.
166: First, Ruth (1925–1982).
167: Footbinding.
168: Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act.
169: Freud, Sigmund (1856–1939).
170: Gandhi, Indira Priyadarshini Nehru (1917–1984).
171: Gangs, Boys.
172: Gangs, Girls.
173: Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.
174: Gender and the Brain.
175: Gender and the Internet.
176: Gender Discrimination in Employment.
177: Gender Dysphoria.
178: Gender Identities and Socialization.
179: Gender Identity Disorder.
180: Gender Outlaw.
181: Gender Performance.
182: Gender Public Advocacy Coalition.
183: Genderqueer.
184: Gender Role Ideology and Intimacy.
185: Gender Roles on Television Shows.
186: Gender Stereotypes.
187: Gender Transgression.
188: Gender Wage Gap.
189: General Union of Palestinian Women.