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Title Encyclopedia of gender and society / [edited by] Jodi O'Brien
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, [2009]
©2009
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Gale virtual reference library.
Contents Vol. 1. ABANTU for Development -- Abortion -- Abzug, Bella -- Access to Justice -- Activo/Passivo Sex Roles -- ACT UP -- Addams, Jane -- Adultery -- Advertising, Gender Images in -- Affirmative Action -- Ageism -- AIDS and International Women's Health -- Aid to Families with Dependent Children -- All-China Women's Federation -- All India Women's Conference -- Alpha Male -- American Birth Control League -- American Civil Liberties Union -- American Men's Studies Association -- American Woman Suffrage Association -- Androcentrism -- Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome -- Androgyny -- Anthony, Susan B. -- Anti-Miscegenation Laws -- Anzaldúa, Gloria -- Arab Feminist Union -- Arranged Marriages -- Art, Gender Images in -- Asaf Ali, Aruna -- Assertiveness Training -- Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) -- Bachelors and Spinsters -- Balch, Emily Greene -- Barbie -- Bears -- Beauty Pageants -- Bem Sex Role Inventory -- Benedict, Ruth -- Benjamin, Harry -- Berdache (Two-Spirit) -- Bifurcated Consciousness -- Biological Determinism -- Bisexuality -- Blackburn, Molly -- Black Feminist Thought -- Bloomsbury Group -- Bluestocking Society -- Bodybuilding -- Body Hair -- Body Image -- Body Politics -- Boston Marriages -- Brazilian Federation for the Advancement of Women -- Breastfeeding -- Breast Implants -- Bridal Industry -- Buffy the Vampire Slayer -- Butch/Femme -- Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics (COYOTE) -- Camp -- Cancer -- Caregiving -- Caste -- Castration -- Celibacy -- Cervical Cancer Vaccination -- Chastity -- Cheerleading -- Children's Literature, Gender Images in -- Child Support -- Chivalry -- Christian Coalition -- Christianity, Status of Women in -- Christianity and Homosexuality -- Chromosome Disorders -- Clergy Sex Scandals -- Coalition on Violence Against Women (Kenya) -- Cohabitation -- Colorism -- Comfort Women -- Commitment Ceremonies -- Committee on Women, Population, and the Environment -- Comparable Worth -- Compulsory Heterosexuality -- Concerned Women for America -- Consciousness-Raising -- Contraception -- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women -- Cooper, Anna Julia -- Cosmetic Surgery -- Courtly Love -- Courtship -- Crime and Criminal Justice, Gender and -- Cross-Dressing -- Cybersex -- Cyborg Manifesto -- Daughters of Bilitis -- Day, Dorothy -- Deadbeat Dads -- Death Penalty, Gender and the -- de Beauvoir, Simone -- Declaration of Sentiments -- Declaration of the Rights of Women -- Defense of Marriage Act -- Deities, Gender Images and -- Depression -- Development Alternatives With Women in a New Era -- Diaries -- Dieting -- Disability -- Discursive Theories of Gender -- Divine Feminine Spirituality -- Divorce -- Domestic Labor -- Domestic Partners/Civil Unions -- Domestic Technology -- Domestic Violence -- "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" -- "Down Low," The -- Dowry/Daaj -- Dowry Prohibition Act -- Drag King -- Drag Queen -- Earhart, Amelia Mary -- Eating Disorders -- Economy: History of Women's Participation -- Education: Chilly Climate in the Classroom -- Education: Gender Differences -- Eldercare -- Ellis, Havelock -- Emotion Work -- Equal Pay Act of 1963 -- Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) -- Erickson, Reed -- Ethics and Moral Development, Gender Differences in -- Ethnic Cleansing -- Eugenics -- Exercise and Fitness -- Extended Families -- Family, Organization of -- Family Law -- Family Medical Leave Act -- Family Wage -- Fatherhood Movements -- Federation of South African Women -- Female Circumcision/Female Genital Mutilation -- Female Farming Systems -- Femicide -- Feminine Mystique -- Feminism and Militarization -- Feminist Activism in Latin America -- Feminist Bioethics -- Feminist Disability Theory -- Féministes Révolutionnaires -- Feminist Ethnography -- Feminist Magazines -- Feminist Methodology -- Feminist Sex Wars -- Feminization of Labor -- Feminization of Migration -- Femocrat -- Fertility Rates -- Fetal Alcohol Syndrome -- Fetal Rights/Public Fetus -- First, Ruth -- Footbinding -- Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act -- Freud, Sigmund -- Gandhi, Indira Priyadarshini Nehru -- Gangs, Boys -- Gangs, Girls -- Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation -- Gender and the Brain -- Gender and the Internet -- Gender Discrimination in Employment -- Gender Dysphoria -- Gender Identities and Socialization -- Gender Identity Disorder -- Gender Outlaw -- Gender Performance -- Gender Public Advocacy Coalition -- Genderqueer -- Gender Role Ideology and Intimacy -- Gender Roles on Television Shows -- Gender Stereotypes -- Gender Transgression -- Gender Wage Gap -- General Union of Palestinian Women -- Genetic Prenatal Testing -- Genocide -- GI Joe -- Gilman, Charlotte Perkins -- Glass Ceiling -- Global Care Chain Work -- Goldman, Emma -- Gynecology -- Hamer, Fannie Lou -- Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association -- Hay, Harry -- Health Care Systems, Hidden/Informal -- Health Disparities -- Hegemonic Masculinity -- Heterosexuality -- Heterosexual Privilege -- Hijra/Hejira -- Hip-Hop/Rap -- Hirschfeld, Magnus -- HIV/AIDS -- Homophobia -- Homosexuality -- Honor Killings -- Hormones -- Hormone Therapy -- Hostile Work Environment -- Household Livelihood Strategies -- Hull House -- Human Rights Campaign -- Hysterectomy -- Hysteria -- Immigrant Households and Gender Dynamics -- Incest -- Indian General Allotment Act -- Indigenous Women's Network -- Infant Mortality Rates -- Infertility -- Institution, Gender as -- International Women's Day -- Intersectionality -- Intersexual, Intersexuality -- Jones, Mary Harris (Mother) -- Jorgensen, Christine -- Judaism, Gender Roles and -- Kamal, Sufia -- Kinsey, Alfred C. -- Komarovsky, Mirra -- Krafft-Ebing, Richard von -- Labor Force Participation Rates by Gender -- Language, Gender Differences -- Lesbian -- Lesbian Feminism -- Lesbian Separatism -- Lesbian Stereotypes -- Lookism
Vol. 2. Mail-Order Brides -- Male Circumcision -- Male Feminists -- ManKind Project, The -- Maquiladora -- Marcuse, Herbert -- Marriage -- Marriage Promotion Act -- Married Women's Property Acts -- Martineau, Harriet -- Masculinity Studies -- Mastectomy -- Masturbation -- Materialist Feminism -- Maternalism -- Maternity Leave -- Mate Selection -- Matrilineal Systems -- Mattachine Society -- Mead, Margaret -- Media and Gender Socialization -- Media and Gender Stereotypes -- Menopause -- Men's Magazines -- Men's Movements -- Menstruation -- Mental Health -- Mentors in Violence Prevention Model -- Mestiza Consciousness -- Microlending -- Midwifery -- Military, Women in Relation to -- Military, Women Serving in -- Military Families -- Military Masculinity -- Million Man March -- Misogyny -- Mommy Track -- Monogamy -- Mormons, Gender Roles and -- Morning-After Pill -- Motherhood -- Mother Teresa -- Naidu, Sarojini -- National American Woman Suffrage Association -- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People -- National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws -- National Association of Colored Women -- National Coalition of American Nuns -- National Congress of Mothers -- National Council of Negro Women -- National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs -- National Gay and Lesbian Task Force -- National Organization for Men Against Sexism -- National Organization for Women (NOW) -- National Woman's Party -- National Women's Political Caucus -- Nature/Nurture Debate -- New Reproductive Technologies -- NGOs and First- and Second-Generation Rights for Women -- NGOs and Grassroots Organizing -- Nightingale, Florence -- Nineteenth Amendment -- North American Man/Boy Love Association (NAMBLA) -- Northern Ireland Women's Coalition -- Nuns -- Occupational Segregation -- Oedipal Conflict -- Online Dating -- Orshansky, Mollie -- Parental Leave -- Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays -- Passing -- Patriarchy -- Penile Erectile Dysfunction -- "Personal Is Political" -- Phallocentrism -- Planned Parenthood Federation of America -- Polyamory -- Polygamy -- Poor Women's Grassroots Organizations in America -- Population Control -- Pornography, Contemporary-Mainstream -- Pornography, Legal and Political Perspectives -- Postcolonial/Subaltern Feminism -- Postmodern Feminism -- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder -- Poverty, Feminization of -- Pregnancy -- Premenstrual Syndrome -- Primetime Comedy -- Primetime Drama -- Prison and Parenting -- Prison Culture and Demographics -- Private/Public Spheres -- Privilege, Male -- Promise Keepers -- Psychoanalytic Feminism -- Queer -- Queer Studies -- Quilting -- Ramabai, Pandita -- Rankin, Jeannette -- Ransome-Kuti, Olufunmilayo -- Rape -- Rape, Statutory -- Rehabilitation -- Religion, Gender Roles in -- Research, Gender Bias in -- Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan -- Rivera, Sylvia -- Romance and Relationships -- Romance Fiction -- Roosevelt, Eleanor -- Rosie the Riveter -- Sadomasochism -- Safer Sex -- Same-Sex Families -- Same-Sex Marriage -- Sanger, Margaret -- Sarria, José -- Sati -- Scientific Motherhood -- Self-Employed Women's Association -- Self-Esteem -- Seneca Falls Convention -- Sentencing, Gender Differences -- Sex Education -- Sexism -- Sexology and Sex Research -- Sex-Radical Feminists -- Sex Tourism -- Sex Toys -- Sexual Activity: Age at First Intercourse -- Sexual Harassment -- Sexual Identities and Socialization -- Sexuality and Reproduction -- Sexually Transmitted Infections -- Sexual Rights and Citizenship -- Sexual Slavery -- Sex Versus Gender Categorization -- Sex Work (Prostitution) -- Shaarawi, Huda -- Shakti Shanthi -- Shari'a -- Shepard, Matthew -- Single-Parent Households -- Sociologists for Women in Society -- Sodomy -- Sperm Donors -- Sports and Homosexuality -- Standpoint Theory -- Stanton, Elizabeth Cady -- Sterilization -- Steroids -- Stone Butch -- Stratified Reproduction -- Suffrage Movement -- Suicide -- Superheroes -- Surfing -- Surrogacy -- Tea Rooms -- Tearoom Trade -- Teena, Brandon -- Teen Pregnancy -- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families -- Theology, Feminist -- Title IX -- Tomboy/Sissy -- Torture -- Toys -- Traditional Healing -- Transgender -- Transgender Political Organizing -- Transgender Studies -- Transnational Development, Women and -- Transsexual -- Transvestite -- Truth, Sojourner -- Uniform Marital Property Act -- United Nations Commission on the Status of Women -- United Nations Decade for Women -- United Nations Development Fund for Women -- Universal Human Rights -- Veiling -- Vindication of the Rights of Woman, A -- Violence Against Women Act -- Virginity -- Voodoo -- Welfare Reform -- Wet Nursing -- Wicca -- Witches -- Wollstonecraft, Mary -- Woman's Peace Party -- Women, Food and Agriculture Network -- Women Against Violence Against Women -- Women and Islam -- Women and National Identity -- Women Artists -- Women in Science -- Women's Christian Temperance Union -- Women's Equity Action League -- Women's Health Movements -- Women's International League for Peace and Freedom -- Women's Museums -- Women's Peace Society -- Women's Political Council -- Women's Social and Political Union -- Women's Social Movements, History of -- Women Studies -- Women's World Banking -- Wonder Woman -- Workfare -- Yin-Yang
v. 1. A-L -- v. 2. M-Z; index
Summary Covers the major theories, research, people, and issues in contemporary gender studies. Offers a cross-national/cross-cultural perspective that provides comparative analyses of the life experiences of men and women around the world
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Men -- Encyclopedias.
Social history -- 1970- -- Encyclopedias.
Women -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author O'Brien, Jodi, editor
Sage Publications.
ISBN 1412964512
1452266026
1849725268
9781412964517
9781452266022
9781849725262
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