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Love, Inc.Dating Apps, the Big White Wedding, and Chasing the Happily Neverafter

Love, Inc.: Dating Apps, the Big White Wedding, and Chasing the Happily Neverafter

Laurie Essig

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295018
eISBN:
9780520967922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295018.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In Love, Inc., Laurie Essig argues that love is not all we need. As the future became less secure—with global climate change and the transfer of wealth to the few—Americans became more romantic. ... More

Screw ConsentA Better Politics of Sexual Justice

Screw Consent: A Better Politics of Sexual Justice

Joseph J. Fischel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295407
eISBN:
9780520968172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295407.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Consent is threadbare for sexual-justice politics, argues author Joseph Fischel. Spotlighting sex on the periphery, Screw Consent takes aim at the sex imagined at the center of our moral universe: ... More

Trans KidsBeing Gendered in the Twenty-First Century

Trans Kids: Being Gendered in the Twenty-First Century

Tey Meadow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520275034
eISBN:
9780520964167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275034.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In the first comprehensive academic treatment of the emerging social, medical, and psychological category of the transgender child, ethnographer Tey Meadow introduces readers to a generation of ... More

Gender EffectCapitalism, Feminism, and the Corporate Politics of Development

Gender Effect: Capitalism, Feminism, and the Corporate Politics of Development

Kathryn Moeller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520286382
eISBN:
9780520961623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286382.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The Girl Effect tells the story of how and why U.S. transnational corporations are investing in poor, racialized girls and women in the Global South as a solution to ending poverty in the pursuit of ... More

Zero TrimesterPre-Pregnancy Care and the Politics of Reproductive Risk

Zero Trimester: Pre-Pregnancy Care and the Politics of Reproductive Risk

Miranda R. Waggoner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520288065
eISBN:
9780520963115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288065.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Increasingly, medical and public health recommendations urge all women of reproductive age to minimize health risks to future pregnancies even when pregnancy is not on the horizon. Such advice is ... More

Masculine Compromise"Migration, Family, and Gender in China"

Masculine Compromise: "Migration, Family, and Gender in China"

Susanne "Yuk-Ping Choi and Yinni Peng

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288270
eISBN:
9780520963252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288270.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

How has migration changed the Chinese family? Drawing on the life stories of 192 migrant men in southern China, this book examines the effect of mass rural-to-urban migration on family and gender ... More

"Love, Money, and HIV"Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS

"Love, Money, and HIV": Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS

Sanyu A. Mojola

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520280939
eISBN:
9780520958500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280939.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Drawing on a rich variety of interviews and ethnographic and survey data from her native country of Kenya, Sanyu Mojola examines how young African women, who suffer disproportionate rates of HIV ... More

So How's the Family?And Other Essays

So How's the Family?: And Other Essays

Arlie Russell Hochschild

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272279
eISBN:
9780520956780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272279.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book is a collection of thirteen essays that focus on the impact of social forces on the emotional side of intimate life. In a sensitizing introductory section, the author focuses on the “work” ... More

Recreating Japanese Men

Recreating Japanese Men

Sabine Fruhstuck (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267374
eISBN:
9780520950320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267374.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The chapters in this book explore the meanings of manhood in Japan from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century. The book examines a broad range of attitudes regarding properly masculine pursuits ... More

Shadow MothersNannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of Mothering

Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of Mothering

Cameron Lynne Macdonald

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222328
eISBN:
9780520947818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222328.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book shines new light on an aspect of contemporary motherhood often hidden from view: the need for paid childcare by women returning to the workforce, and the complex bonds mothers forge with ... More

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