Interactions and Intersections of Gendered Bodies at Work, at Home, and at Play Vol: 14


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Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781849509442
Published:
16 Jul 2010
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
400 pages - 156 x 234 x 33mm
Series:
Advances in Gender Research

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The articles in the volume examine the intersection of gender with other characteristics in a variety of settings including factory floors and corporate offices, welfare offices, state legislatures, the armed forces, universities, social clubs and playing fields. Central themes running through several of the articles include how men and women conceive their identities and their futures and talk about and manage their work, family and leisure lives, how women view their bodies and images, and the progress women have - or have not - made in over-coming poverty and advancing in the corporate, legislative and military worlds. The research sites include Canada, Cuba, England, Greece, Israel, Mexico and the United States. As in previous volumes in the series, the authors employ a range of qualitative and quantitative methodologies and build on the current literature. Most of the articles have policy implications and are designed to stimulate further research. The volume is introduced with an essay by the editor and framed by an article about feminist intersectional research.
List of Contributors. Information for Authors. Interactions and Intersections of Gendered Bodies at Work, at Home, and at Play: An Introduction. Living marked: tattooed women and perceptions of beauty and femininity. ‘Soul Food. Race, rank and gender: the determinants of sexual harassment for men and women in the military. Gender, class, and work: the complex impacts of globalization. Membership in state legislatures: intersections of race, ethnicity, and gender. Gender, race, and perceived promotability among American employees. Supply, demand, and organizational processes: changes in women's share of management in United States workplaces, 1966–2000. Experiencing gender, race, and class in real life: How low-income women of color strive for economic self-sufficiency and homeownership. It's more than just job placement! Rethinking workforce development policy to raise single mothers out of poverty. “The very highest thing is family”: Male assistant professors’ work/family management. Women's leisure in Greece: Fighting for ‘a time of one's own’. Does age matter in sport: Differing experiences among women in rugby and martial arts. Slam dunk: Strategic sport metaphors and the construction of masculine embodiment at work. Engendering ethnicity: Femininity, masculinity, and ethnic Jewish identity. Young women's feminist identities: The impact of feminist stereotypes and heterosexual relationships. Toward a feminist methodological approach to the intersection of race, class, and gender: Lessons from Cuba. About the Authors. Advances In Gender Research. Interactions and Intersections of Gendered Bodies at Work, at Home, and at Play. Copyright page.

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