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xxi, 267 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • The 3Ps of Judith Ennew : person, philosophy and pragmatism / Brian Milne
  • The greatest violation of children's rights is that we do not know enough about their lives or care enough to find out / Per Miljeteig and Judith Ennew
  • Thinking about street children and orphans in Africa : beyond survival / Michael Bourdillon
  • Working children in an increasingly hostile world / Nandana Reddy
  • Children without childhood? : against the postcolonial capture of childhoods in the global South / Manfred Liebel
  • Children out of place and their unwritten rights / Alejandro Cussiánovich
  • Other children, other youth : against Eurocentrism in childhood and youth research / Manfred Liebel and Rebecca Budde
  • Understanding children's sexual exploitation and protecting human rights / Antonella Invernizzi
  • Children's rights to participation : 'out of place' or 'in context'? / Anne Trine Kjørholt
  • Judith Ennew and the Knowing Children Project / Henk Beers, Jasmin Lim, and Roxana Waterson
  • Children, spirituality, human rights and spiritual abuse / Glenn Miles and Paul Stephenson
  • The methodology and ethics of rights-based research with children / Sharon Bessell, Harriot Beazley, and Roxana Waterson
  • Unfinished, with so much left to do, Judith Ennew's legacy / Rebecca Budde, Antonella Invernizzi, Manfred Liebel, and Brian Milne.
"This volume brings together tributes to Judith Ennew's work and approach based on issues related to children she once referred to as 'out of place', that is to say children whose living conditions and ways of life appear far removed from Western images of childhood. It includes contributions on working children, children living on the street, orphans and victims of sexual exploitation. It covers developments and concepts used by Judith Ennew with an emphasis on perspectives of children's human rights, their participation, cultural sensitivity, research methodology, methods, ethics, monitoring, policy making and programming. In so doing, it brings together material that form a holistic view of not only her way of thinking, but of a policy and programming agenda developed by a number of researchers, academics and activists since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child."-- Publisher's website.
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x, 203 pages ; 24 cm.
  • The making of global capitalism : a feminist historical materialist analysis
  • The law, private property and the gendered poor in the transition to capitalism
  • The liberal governance of criminality and the myths of laissez-faire
  • The modern governance of poverty and criminality : penal-welfare paternalism
  • Governing of social marginality in an era of disciplinary neoliberalism
  • Producing gendered precariousness and criminalized women.
This book presents a feminist historical materialist analysis of the ways in which the law, policing and penal regimes have overlapped with social policies to coercively discipline the poor and marginalized sectors of the population throughout the history of capitalism. Roberts argues that capitalism has always been underpinned by the use of state power to discursively construct and materially manage those sectors of the population who are most resistant to and marginalized by the instantiation and deepening of capitalism. The book reveals that the law, along with social welfare regimes, have operated in ways that are highly gendered, as gender - along with race - has been a key axis along which difference has been constructed and regulated. It offers an important theoretical and empirical contribution that disrupts the tendency for mainstream and critical work within IPE to view capitalism primarily as an economic relation. Roberts also provides a feminist critique of the failure of mainstream and critical scholars to analyse the gendered nature of capitalist social relations of production and social reproduction. Exploring a range of issues related to the nature of the capitalist state, the creation and protection of private property, the governance of poverty, the structural compulsions underpinning waged work and the place of women in paid and unpaid labour, this book is of great use to students and scholars of IPE, gender studies, social work, law, sociology, criminology, global development studies, political science and history.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138678422 20170130
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299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Acknowledgments ix Introduction. Bringing Feminist Theory Home 1 Part I. Becoming Feminist 19 1. Feminism Is Sensational 21 2. On Being Directed 43 3. Willfulness and Feminist Subjectivity 65 Part II. Diversity Work 4. Trying to Transform 93 5. Being in Question 115 6. Brick Walls 135 Part III. Living the Consequences 7. Fragile Connections 163 8. Feminist Snap 187 9. Lesbian Feminism 213 Conclusion 1. A Killjoy Survival Kit 235 Conclusion 2. A Killjoy Manifesto 251 Notes 269 References 281 Index 291.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780822363194 20170327
In Living a Feminist Life Sara Ahmed shows how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist at home and at work. Building on legacies of feminist of color scholarship in particular, Ahmed offers a poetic and personal meditation on how feminists become estranged from worlds they critique-often by naming and calling attention to problems-and how feminists learn about worlds from their efforts to transform them. Ahmed also provides her most sustained commentary on the figure of the feminist killjoy introduced in her earlier work while showing how feminists create inventive solutions-such as forming support systems-to survive the shattering experiences of facing the walls of racism and sexism. The killjoy survival kit and killjoy manifesto, with which the book concludes, supply practical tools for how to live a feminist life, thereby strengthening the ties between the inventive creation of feminist theory and living a life that sustains it.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780822363194 20170327
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x, 142 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Introduction: The warning is you will receive no warning
  • The rise of rapeglish
  • Why it is so
  • Hitting home
  • The blame game
  • Epic institutional fails
  • Conclusion: The electronic equivalent of everywhere.
Misogyny Online explores the worldwide phenomenon of gendered cyberhate as a significant discourse which has been overlooked and marginalised. The rapid growth of the internet has led to numerous opportunities and benefits; however, the architecture of the cybersphere offers users unprecedented opportunities to engage in hate speech. A leading international researcher in this field, Emma A. Jane weaves together data and theory from multiple disciplines and expresses her findings in a style that is engaging, witty and powerful. Misogyny Online is an important read for students and faculty members alike across the social sciences and humanities.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781473916005 20170403
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ix, 246 pages ; 25 cm
  • Introduction: My "aha!" moment
  • Part I: The future of work ... and how we can own it. How the world of work is changing--and why that's good news for women ; Six things we have going for us
  • Part II: Put your oxygen mask on first before assisting others. Make sure success is well defined ; The obligatory ask-for-the-raise and how-to-negotiate chapter (with a twist) ; Out with the queen bee. In with new approaches to mentoring and sponsorship ; ... Oh, and some thoughts on how to do the networking thing better, too ; Career curveballs--why we really need to get over our fear of the f-word ; How to avoid the career risk you don't even know you're taking ; The best career advice no one is talking about
  • Part III: The courageous conversations. Let's hold a funeral for the diversity council ... and other well-meaning initiatives that no longer work ; The company culture conversation ; The flexibility without shame conversation ; The, "Hey, Larry" (or sometimes "Hey, Nancy") conversation
  • Part IV: Pay it forward. Literally own it : start your own thing ; Invest in change ... money is power. Let's use ours to do good ; You know the kids are watching, right?
  • Conclusion: Finally, you gotta remember to laugh.
"So much career advice for women addresses how to succeed in the static business world of yesterday and today. But that world, says former Wall Street powerhouse-turned-entrepreneur Sallie Krawcheck, is changing--and fast. In fact, we are on the brink of what Krawcheck calls the Fourth Wave of feminism, one that will usher in unprecedented opportunities for women in business. This is all being driven by the fact that the business world is evolving in ways that play to women's strengths. Because in the increasingly complex and connected world of tomorrow--one where communication and collaboration rule the day--the skills and qualities needed for success are ones that women inherently possess. And by owning and investing in these traits, women have more power than ever. Here, Krawcheck draws on her experiences at the highest levels of business, both as one of the lone women at the top rungs of the biggest boys' club in the world and as an entrepreneur, to show how women can tap into this growing power to elevate their careers: from getting the raise, to new takes on networking and mentoring, to navigating career breaks and curveballs, to how to avoid the biggest career mistake that most women don't know they are making. At the same time, women have the opportunity to play a more significant role in shaping their companies into places they want to work--or to leave and start their own by initiating the "courageous conversations" about true flexibility and diversity in the workplace, forging nontraditional career paths, and more. Lighting the path to complete the revolution ignited by Gloria Steinem, Krawcheck shows how each of us can ride the wave of this revolution to own our careers and our futures"-- Dust jacket.
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119 pages : portrait ; 20 cm
"Structured around the forty questions Luiselli translates and asks undocumented Latin-American children facing deportation, Tell Me How It Ends (an expansion of her 2016 Freeman's essay of the same name) humanizes these young migrants and highlights the contradiction of the idea of America as a fiction for immigrants with the reality of racism and fear--both here and back home"-- Provided by publisher.
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242 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction
  • Women in politics
  • Women in management
  • Women in law
  • Women in academia
  • Women on boards
  • Conclusion.
For most of recorded history, men have held nearly all of the most powerful leadership positions. Today, although women occupy an increasing percentage of leadership positions, in America they hold less than a fifth of positions in both the public and private sectors. The United States ranks 78th in the world for women's representation in political office. In politics, although women constitute a majority of the electorate, they account for only 18 percent of Congress, 10 percent of governors, and 12 percent of mayors of the nation's 100 largest cities. In academia, women account for a majority of college graduates, but only about a quarter of full professors and university presidents. In law, women are almost half of law school graduates, but only 17 percent of the equity partners of major firms, and 22 percent of Fortune 500 general counsels. In business, women constitute a third of MBA graduates, but only 5 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs. InWomen and Leadership, the eminent legal scholar Deborah L Rhode focuses on women's underrepresentation in leadership roles and asks why it persists and what we can do about it. Although organizations generally stand to gain from increasing gender equity in leadership, women's underrepresentation is persistent and pervasive. Rhode explores the reasons, including women's family roles, unconscious gender bias, and exclusion from professional development networks. She stresses that we cannot address the problem at the individual level; instead, she argues that we need broad-based strategies that address the deep-seated structural and cultural conditions facing women. She surveys a range of professions-politics, management, law, and academia-and draws from a survey of prominent women to develop solutions that can successfully chip away at the imbalance. These include developing robust women-to-women networks, enacting laws and policies that address work/life imbalances, and training programs that start at an earlier age. Rhode's clear exploration of the leadership gap and her compelling policy prescriptions will make this an essential book for anyone interested in leveling the playing field for women leaders in America.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780190614713 20161124
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x, 317 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Introduction
  • The 9/11 generation in Silicon Valley
  • The new civil rights movement : cross-racial alliances and interfaith activism
  • Human rights, uncivil activism, and Palestinianization
  • More delicate than a flower, yet harder than a rock : human rights and humanitarianism in Af-Pak
  • Coming of age under surveillance: surveillance effects and the post-9/11 culture wars
  • Democracy and its others.
Since the attacks of 9/11, the banner of national security has led to intense monitoring of the politics of Muslim and Arab Americans. Young people from these communities have come of age in a time when the question of political engagement is both urgent and fraught. In The 9/11 Generation, Sunaina Marr Maira uses extensive ethnography to understand the meaning of political subjecthood and mobilization for Arab, South Asian, and Afghan American youth. Maira explores how young people from communities targeted in the War on Terror engage with the "political, " forging coalitions based on new racial and ethnic categories, even while they are under constant scrutiny and surveillance, and organizing around notions of civil rights and human rights. The 9/11 Generation explores the possibilities and pitfalls of rights-based organizing at a moment when the vocabulary of rights and democracy has been used to justify imperial interventions, such as the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Maira further reconsiders political solidarity in cross-racial and interfaith alliances at a time when U.S. nationalism is understood as not just multicultural but also post-racial. Throughout, she weaves stories of post-9/11 youth activism through key debates about neoliberal democracy, the "radicalization" of Muslim youth, gender, and humanitarianism.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781479880515 20160919
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xvi, 211 pages ; 24 cm
  • The Catholic left
  • The Catholic left : donkey's makeover
  • The Catholic right
  • The Catholic right : wars and rumors of wars
  • The Catholic right : the root of all evil
  • The Catholic right : strangers in the land
  • A reckoning
  • Descent into chaos.
Throughout its history the Catholic Church has taken positions on many subjects that are in one sense political, but in another sense are primarily moral, such as contraception, homosexuality, and divorce. One such issue, abortion, has split not only the United States, but Catholics as well. Catholics had to confront these issues within the framework of a democratic society that had no official religion. Abortion, Religious Freedom, and Catholic Politics is a study of opposing American Catholic approaches to abortion, especially in terms of laws and government policies. After the ruling of Roe vs. Wade, many pro-life advocates no longer felt their sentiments and moral code aligned with Democrats. For the first time, Catholics, as an entire group, became involved in U.S. politics. Abortion became one of the principal points of division in American Catholicism: a widening split between liberal Catholic Democrats who sought to minimize the issue and other Catholics, many of them politically liberal, whose pro-life commitments caused them to support Republicans. James Hitchcock discusses the 2016 presidential campaign and how it altered an already changed political landscape. He also examines the Affordable Care Act, LGBT rights, and the questions they raise about religious liberty.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781412864466 20170321
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viii, 357 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: The past and the future / Carlos A. Ball
  • Will victory bring change? : a mature social movement faces the future / Gary Mucciaroni
  • Two steps forward, one step back : the slow forward dance of LGBT rights in America / Donald P. Haider-Markel & Jami Taylor
  • Still not equal : a report from the red states / Clifford Rosky
  • LGBT elders : making the case for equity in aging / Nancy J. Knauer
  • Marriage as blindspot : what children with LGBT parents need now / Nancy D. Polikoff
  • A new stage for the LGBT movement : protecting gender and sexual multiplicities / Carlos A. Ball
  • A more promiscuous politics : LGBT rights without the LGBT rights / Joseph J. Fischel
  • Diverging identities : gender differences and LGBT rights / Russell K. Robinson
  • What marriage equality teaches us : the afterlife of racism and homophobia / Katherine Franke
  • Canadian LGBT politics after marriage / David Rayside
  • The pitfalls of normalization : the Dutch case and the future of equality / Jan Willem Duyvendak
  • The power of theory : same-sex marriage, education, and gender panic in France / Bruno Perreau.
In persuading the Supreme Court that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, the LGBT rights movement has achieved its most important objective of the last few decades. Throughout its history, the marriage equality movement has been criticized by those who believe marriage rights were a conservative cause overshadowing a host of more important issues. Now that nationwide marriage equality is a reality, everyone who cares about LGBT rights must grapple with how best to promote the interests of sexual and gender identity minorities in a society that permits same-sex couples to marry. This book brings together 12 original essays by leading scholars of law, politics, and society to address the most important question facing the LGBT movement today: What does marriage equality mean for the future of LGBT rights? After Marriage Equality explores crucial and wide-ranging social, political, and legal issues confronting the LGBT movement, including the impact of marriage equality on political activism and mobilization, antidiscrimination laws, transgender rights, LGBT elders, parenting laws and policies, religious liberty, sexual autonomy, and gender and race differences. The book also looks at how LGBT movements in other nations have responded to the recognition of same-sex marriages, and what we might emulate or adjust in our own advocacy. Aiming to spark discussion and further debate regarding the challenges and possibilities of the LGBT movement's future, After Marriage Equality will be of interest to anyone who cares about the future of sexual equality.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781479883080 20160718
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xii, 339 pages ; 24 cm
  • Watch out for that woman : the political and social power of an unmarried nation
  • Single women have often made history : unmarried in America
  • The sex of the cities : urban life and female independence
  • Dangerous as Lucifer matches : the friendships of women
  • My solitude, my self : single women on their own
  • For richer : work, money, and independence
  • For poorer : single women and sexism, racism, and poverty
  • Sex and the single girls : virginity to promiscuity and beyond
  • Horse and carriage : marrying, and not marrying, in the time of singlehood
  • Then comes what? and when? : independence and parenthood.
A nuanced investigation into the sexual, economic, and emotional lives of women in America, this "singularly triumphant work" (Los Angeles Times) by Rebecca Traister "the most brilliant voice on feminism in the country" (Anne Lamott) is "sure to be vigorously discussed" (Booklist, starred review).In 2009, the award-winning journalist Rebecca Traister started All the Single Ladies-a book she thought would be a work of contemporary journalism-about the twenty-first century phenomenon of the American single woman. It was the year the proportion of American women who were married dropped below fifty percent; and the median age of first marriages, which had remained between twenty and twenty-two years old for nearly a century (1890-1980), had risen dramatically to twenty-seven. But over the course of her vast research and more than a hundred interviews with academics and social scientists and prominent single women, Traister discovered a startling truth: the phenomenon of the single woman in America is not a new one. And historically, when women were given options beyond early heterosexual marriage, the results were massive social change-temperance, abolition, secondary education, and more. Today, only twenty percent of Americans are wed by age twenty-nine, compared to nearly sixty percent in 1960. The Population Reference Bureau calls it a "dramatic reversal." All the Single Ladies is a remarkable portrait of contemporary American life and how we got here, through the lens of the single American woman. Covering class, race, sexual orientation, and filled with vivid anecdotes from fascinating contemporary and historical figures, All the Single Ladies is destined to be a classic work of social history and journalism. Exhaustively researched, brilliantly balanced, and told with Traister's signature wit and insight, this book should be shelved alongside Gail Collins's When Everything Changed.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781476716589 20160808
The New York Times bestselling investigation into the sexual, economic, and emotional lives of women is "an informative and thought-provoking book for anyone-not just the single ladies-who want to gain a greater understanding of this pivotal moment in the history of the United States" (The New York Times Book Review). In 2009, award-winning journalist Rebecca Traister started All the Single Ladies about the twenty-first century phenomenon of the American single woman. It was the year the proportion of American women who were married dropped below fifty percent; and the median age of first marriages, which had remained between twenty and twenty-two years old for nearly a century (1890-1980), had risen dramatically to twenty-seven. But over the course of her vast research and more than a hundred interviews with academics and social scientists and prominent single women, Traister discovered a startling truth: the phenomenon of the single woman in America is not a new one. And historically, when women were given options beyond early heterosexual marriage, the results were massive social change-temperance, abolition, secondary education, and more. Today, only twenty percent of Americans are married by age twenty-nine, compared to nearly sixty percent in 1960. "An informative and thought-provoking book for anyone-not just single ladies" (The New York Times Book Review), All the Single Ladies is a remarkable portrait of contemporary American life and how we got here, through the lens of the unmarried American woman. Covering class, race, sexual orientation, and filled with vivid anecdotes from fascinating contemporary and historical figures, "we're better off reading Rebecca Traister on women, politics, and America than pretty much anyone else" (The Boston Globe).
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781476716572 20160808
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xiv, 354 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Any maid or woman child : a new nation and its marriage laws
  • The child was to be his wife : patterns of youthful marriage in antebellum America
  • Wholly unfit for the marriage condition : Parton v. Hervey and struggles over age of consent laws
  • The great life-long mistake : women's rights advocates and the feminist critique of early marriage
  • My little girl wife : the transformation of childhood and marriage in the late nineteenth century
  • I did and I don't regret it : child marriage and the contestation of childhood, 1880-1925
  • Marriage reform is still an unplowed field : reformers target child marriage during the 1920s
  • Marriage comes early in the mountains : the persistence of child marriage in the rural South
  • Are they marrying too young? : the teenage marriage "crisis" of the postwar years
  • There was no stopping her : teen marriage continues in rural America.
Most in the United States likely associate the concept of the child bridewith the mores and practices of the distant past. But Nicholas L. Syrett challengesthis assumption in his sweeping and sometimes shocking history ofyouthful marriage in America. Focusing on young women and girls-themost common underage spouses-Syrett tracks the marital history ofAmerican minors from the colonial period to the present, chronicling thedebates and moral panics related to these unions. Although the frequency of child marriages has declined since the earlytwentieth century, Syrett reveals that the practice was historically far morewidespread in the United States than is commonly thought. It also continuesto this day: current estimates indicate that 9 percent of living Americanwomen were married before turning eighteen. By examining the legal andsocial forces that have worked to curtail early marriage in America-includingthe efforts of women's rights activists, advocates for children's rights, andsocial workers-Syrett sheds new light on the American public's perceptionsof young people marrying and the ways that individuals and communitieschallenged the complex legalities and cultural norms brought to the forewhen underage citizens, by choice or coercion, became husband and wife.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781469629537 20161024
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x, 247 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction / Ronald C. Den Otter
  • Obergefell and the liberal case against civil marriage / Sonu Bedi
  • Progressive polygamy in the western United States / Janet Bennion
  • Plural marriage, exemptions, and the redundancy of the free exercise clause / Ronald C. Den Otter
  • Robotic marriage and the law / Mark Goldfeder and Yosef Razin
  • A friendship model of sex, polyamory, and plural marriage / Diane Klein
  • Public reason, liberal neutrality, and marriage / Andrew Lister
  • Polygamy in Islam : origins and challenges / Ameneh Maghzi and Mark Gruchy
  • The need for a sociological perspective on polyamory / Kristin McCarty
  • Scrutinizing polygamy : Utah's Brown V. Buhman and British Columbia's reference re: Section 293 / Maura Strassberg
  • The paradox of big love in the liberal state : treating adults like children and children like adults / Olivia Newman.
Although the Supreme Court ruling ended a legal challenge to same-sex marriage, the debate continues and no one seems to know what lies on the horizon. This edited volume contributes to the growing literature on post-marriage-equality marriage. This book is the first interdisciplinary approach to understanding the various historical, empirical, normative, and legal dimensions of marriage as Americans begin to imagine what marriage could be like in the future.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498512015 20161108
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ix, 305 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Introduction
  • Lonely colonist seeks wife
  • The filles du roi
  • Corrections girls and casket girls
  • Well disposed toward the ladies : mail-order brides go west
  • Advertising for love : the rise of matrimonial advertisements
  • Wanted : correspondence
  • Marriage at the border
  • Mail-order feminism
  • Conclusion.
There have always been mail-order brides in America-but we haven't always thought about them in the same ways. In Buying a Bride, Marcia A. Zug starts with the so-called "Tobacco Wives" of the Jamestown colony and moves all the way forward to today's modern same-sex mail-order grooms to explore the advantages and disadvantages of mail-order marriage. It's a history of deception, physical abuse, and failed unions. It's also the story of how mail-order marriage can offer women surprising and empowering opportunities. Drawing on a forgotten trove of colorful mail-order marriage court cases, Zug explores the many troubling legal issues that arise in mail-order marriage: domestic abuse and murder, breach of contract, fraud (especially relating to immigration), and human trafficking and prostitution. She tells the story of how mail-order marriage lost the benign reputation it enjoyed in the Civil War era to become more and more reviled over time, and she argues compellingly that it does not entirely deserve its current reputation. While it is a common misperception that women turn to mail-order marriage as a desperate last resort, most mail-order brides are enticed rather than coerced. Since the first mail-order brides arrived on American shores in 1619, mail-order marriage has enabled women to improve both their marital prospects and their legal, political, and social freedoms. Buying A Bride uncovers this history and shows us how mail-order marriage empowers women and should be protected and even encouraged.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780814771815 20160704
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xx, 298 pages ; 23 cm
  • Preface: "Baltimore city, you're breaking my heart"
  • "Different privileges that different people inherit" : social reproduction and the transition to adulthood
  • "More people that have stuff to live for here" : neighborhood change and intergenerational attainment
  • "Following my passion" : how identity projects help youth beat the street and stay on track
  • "You never know what's happening : this is Baltimore" : the vulnerability of youth without an identity project
  • "It's kind of like crabs in a bucket" : how family and neighborhood disadvantage hinder the transition to adulthood
  • "In and out before you know it" : the educational and occupational traps of expedited adulthood
  • "If it can cause some kind of change" : policies to support identity projects and reduce educational and neighborhood inequality
  • Appendix A: Study history and methodology
  • Appendix B: MTOQ5 general description worksheet and MTOQ10 field note template.
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vii, 433 pages ; 25 cm
  • Opening youth essay / Beatrice Galdamez
  • Youth leadership for social justice : past and present / Eric Braxton
  • The emergence of a youth justice movement in the United States / Mark R. Warren and Luke Aubry Kupscznk
  • Conceptualizing youth activists' leadership : a multidimensional framework / Sonia M. Rosen and Jerusha Conner
  • Young, gifted, and black : black lives matter! / Bernardine Dohrn and William Ayers
  • Strategies for systematic change : youth community organizing to disrupt the school-to-prison nexus / Jesica Sihan Fernández, Ben Kirshner, and Deana G. Lewis
  • Youth environmental stewardship and activism for the environmental commons / Erin Gallay, John Lupinacci, Carolina S. Sarmiento, Constance A. Flanagan, and Ethan Lowenstein
  • Opening youth essay / Jamia Brown
  • "It shaped who I am as a person" : youth organizing and the educational and civic trajectories of low-income youth / John Rogers and Veronica Terriquez
  • Studying sociopolitical development through social network theory / Kira J. Baker-Doyle
  • Shifting stereotypes and storylines : the personal and political impact of youth media / Barbara Ferman and Natalia Smirnov
  • Telling our stories, claiming our space, and becoming change-makers : lessons for the field from black girls and women organizers / Julia Daniel and Michelle Renée Valladares
  • The implications of youth activism for health and well-being / Parissa J. Ballard and Emily J. Ozer
  • Working for change, learning from work : student empowerment and challenges in the movement to end campus gender violence / Alexandra Brodsky
  • Opening youth essay / Janelle Astorga-Ramos
  • Unlawful entry : civil disobedience and the undocumented youth movement / Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales
  • "We have the power to make change" : the struggle of Asian immigrant youth against school violence / Mary Yee
  • Youth taking the lead in education policy / Rachel Gunther
  • Participatory action research as youth activism / Brett G. Stoudt, Caitlin Cahill, Darian X, Kimberly Belmonte, Selma Djokovic, Jose Lopez, Amanda Matles, Adilka Pimentel, María Elena Torre
  • In defense of education justice : postsecondary institutional decision making for American Indian programs and services / Jesica Ann Solyom
  • Injustice is not an investment : student activism, climate justice, and the fossil fuel divestment campaign.
A cutting-edge study showcases the emergence of contemporary youth activism in the United States, its benefits to young people, its role in strengthening society, and its powerful social justice implications. * Presents a framework for understanding the role of youth activism in contemporary U.S. society * Surveys the various issues, strategies, and organizational features in the field of youth activism * Offers detailed portraits of youth responding to the pressing issues of our time, including police brutality in low-income communities of color, sexual assault on college campuses, environmental degradation caused by fracking, and the surge in unaccompanied minors coming to the United States * Features a range of youth and adult voices, from senior scholars and rising stars in academe to youth activists and their adult allies * Identifies lessons about how contemporary youth activism can help build a more just, inclusive, and responsive democracy * Highlights the policy wins of youth activists and illuminates the ways in which they are shifting the political terrain while building power in their communities.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781440842122 20161205
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xiv, 365 pages, 15 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Introduction -- Chapter 1: A Clash of Values -- Chapter 2: The Political Fight Begins -- Chapter 3: Initial Losses -- Chapter 4: National Right to Life -- Chapter 5: "Abortion on Demand" -- Chapter 6: A New Image -- Chapter 7: Progressive Politics -- Chapter 8: National Battle -- Chapter 9: After Roe -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199391646 20160619
Abortion is the most divisive issue in America's culture wars, seemingly creating a clear division between conservative members of the Religious Right and people who align themselves with socially and politically liberal causes. In Defenders of the Unborn, historian Daniel K. Williams complicates this perspective by offering a detailed, engagingly written narrative of the pro-life movement's mid-twentieth-century origins. He explains that the movement began long before Roe v. Wade, and traces its fifty-year history to explain how and why abortion politics have continued to polarize the nation up to the present day. As this book shows, the pro-life movement developed not because of a backlash against women's rights, the sexual revolution, or the power of the Supreme Court, but because of an anxiety that devout Catholics-as well as Orthodox Jews, liberal Protestants, and others not commonly associated with the movement-had about living in a society in which the "inalienable" right to life was no longer protected in public law. As members of a movement grounded in the liberal human rights tradition of the 1960s, pro-lifers were winning the political debate on abortion policy up until the decision in Roe v.Wade deprived them of victory and forced them to ally with political conservatives, a move that eventually required a compromise of some of their core values. Defenders of the Unborn draws from a wide range of previously unexamined archival sources to offer a new portrayal of the pro-life movement that will surprise people on both sides of the abortion debate.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199391646 20160619
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xiv, 279 pages ; 24 cm
  • Marital choice and marital crisis in late imperial Russia / Barbara Alpern Engel
  • Marriage, manumission, and morality in turn-of-the-century Rio de Janeiro / Erica M. Windler
  • Marriage crisis and all that jazz / Nancy F. Cott
  • Marriage and minority : the Indian nation, the Muslim question, and the Child Marriage Restraint Act of 1929 / Ishita Pande
  • Mixed marriage in colonial Burma : national identity and nationhood at risk / Tin Tin Htun
  • Materialism, contention, and rebellion : the changing demands on marriage in colonial Zanzibar / Elke E. Stockreiter
  • Finding a Grand Amour in marriage in postwar France / Rebecca J. Pulju
  • Wedding marriage to the nation-state in modern China : legal consequences for divorce, property, and women's rights / Ke Li and Sara L. Friedman
  • Woman-to-woman, polyandrous, and child marriage : expressions and contestations of marriage rights in colonial and independent Nigeria / Nwando Achebe
  • What kind of crisis? : marriage and masculinity in contemporary Iranian cinema / Amy Motlagh
  • Marriage and family in crisis in contemporary Japan / Jeff Kingston
  • Imagined crises : assessing evidence of delayed marriage and never-marriage in contemporary Egypt / Rania Salem.
Since the late nineteenth century, fears that marriage is in crisis have reverberated around the world. Domestic Tensions, National Anxieties explores this phenomenon, asking why people of various races, classes, and nations frequently seem to be fretting about marriage. Each of the twelve chapters analyzes a specific time and place during which proclamations of marriage crisis have dominated public discourse, whether in 1920s India, mid-century France, or present-day Iran. While each nation has had its own reasons for escalating anxieties over marriage and the family, common themes emerge in how people have understood and debated crises in marriage. Collectively, the chapters reveal how diverse individuals have deployed the institution of marriage to talk not only about intimate relationships, but also to understand the nation, its problems, and various socioeconomic and political transformations. The volume reveals critical insights and showcases original research across interdisciplinary and national boundaries, making a groundbreaking contribution to current scholarship on marriage, family, nationalism, gender, and the law.
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xxiii, 270 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Abigail Adams (1744-1818) / Patricia Moynagh
  • 2. Chantal Akerman (1950-2015) / Lori Marso
  • 3. Gloria Evangelina Anzaldua (1942-2004) / AnaLouise Keating
  • 4. Mary Astell (1666-1731) / Patricia Springborg
  • 5. Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) / Lori Marso
  • 6. Judith Butler (1956- ) / Birgit Schippers
  • 7. Octavia E. Butler (1947-2006) / Ayana A. H. Jamieson
  • 8. Rachel Carson (1907-1964) / Lynda Walsh
  • 9. Anna Julia Cooper (1858-1964) / Penny Weiss
  • 10. Mary Daly (1928-2010) / Krista Ratcliffe
  • 11. Angela Davis (1944- ) / Lisa Guenther
  • 12. Christine Delphy (1941- ) / Lisa Disch
  • 13. Anne Fausto-Sterling (1944- ) / Evelynn Hammonds
  • 14. Shulamith Firestone (1945-2012) / Kathi Weeks
  • 15. Betty Friedan (1921-2006) / Rebecca Jo Plant
  • 16. Margaret Fuller (1810-1850) / Jeffrey Steele
  • 17. Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) / Cynthia J. Davis
  • 18. Emma Goldman (1869-1940) / Kathy E. Ferguson
  • 19. Olympe de Gouges (1748-1793) / Arietta Azoulay
  • 20. Donna Haraway (1944- ) / Jana Sawicki
  • 21. Bell Hooks (1952- ) / Namulundah Florence
  • 22. Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) / Deborah G. Plant
  • 23. Luce Irigaray (1930- ) / Lynne Huffer
  • 24. Barbara E.Johnson (1947-2009) / Deborah Jenson
  • 25. Jamaica Kincaid (1949- ) / Maria Brett Schneider
  • 26. Julia Kristeva (1941- ) / Fanny Soderback
  • 27. Doris Lessing (1919-2013) / Alice Ridout
  • 28. Audre Lorde (1934-1992) / M. Jacqui Alexander
  • 29. Rosa Luxemburg (1871-1919) / Jodi Dean
  • 30. Catharine A. MacKinnon (1946- ) / Judith Grant
  • 31. Margaret Mead (1901-1978) / Nancy Lutkehaus
  • 32. Kate Millett (1934- ) / Victoria Hesford
  • 33. Toni Morrison (1931- ) / Lawrie Balfour
  • 34. Laura Mulvey (1941- ) / Rosalind Gait
  • 35. Susan Moller Okin (1946-2004) / Joan Tronto
  • 36. Christine de Pizan (c. 1364-1430) / Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski
  • 37. Adrienne Rich (1929-2012) / Susan McCabe
  • 38. Nawal El Saadawi (1931- ) / Amal Amirah
  • 39. Sappho (c. 630-570 BCE) / Victoria Wohl
  • 40. Cindy Sherman (1954- ) / Charlotte Eyerman
  • 41. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (1942- ) / Rim Birla
  • 42. Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902) / Andrea Foroughi
  • 43. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) / Barbara Will
  • 44. Edith Thomas (1909-1970) / Michelle Chilcoat
  • 45. Sojourner Truth (1797-1883) / Laurie E. Naranch
  • 46. Marina Warner (1946- ) / Torrey Shanks
  • 47. Ida B.Wells-Barnett (1862-1931) / Crystal N. Feimster
  • 48. Monique Wittig (1935-2003) / Linda M. G. Zerilli
  • 49. Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) / Angela F. Maione
  • 50. Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) / Susan Sellers
  • 51. Iris Marion Young (1949-2006) / Michaele Ferguson.
The feminist thinkers in this collection are the designated "fifty-one key feminist thinkers, " historical and contemporary, and also the authors of the entries. Collected here are fifty-one key thinkers and fifty-one authors, recognizing that women are fifty-one percent of the population. There are actually one hundred and two thinkers collected in these pages, as each author is a feminist thinker, too: scholars, writers, poets, and activists, well-established and emerging, old and young and in-between. These feminists speak the languages of art, politics, literature, education, classics, gender studies, film, queer theory, global affairs, political theory, science fiction, African American studies, sociology, American studies, geography, history, philosophy, poetry, and psychoanalysis. Speaking in all these diverse tongues, conversations made possible by feminist thinking are introduced and engaged. Key figures include: * Simone de Beauvoir * Doris Lessing * Toni Morrison * Cindy Sherman * Octavia Butler * Marina Warner * Elizabeth Cady Stanton * Chantal Akerman * Betty Friedan * Audre Lorde * Margaret Fuller * Sappho * Adrienne Rich Each entry is supported by a list of the thinker's major works, along with further reading suggestions. An ideal resource for students and academics alike, this text will appeal to all those interested in the fields of gender studies, women's studies and women's history and politics.
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xiv, 413 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: Fragmented citizens
  • From individual rights to institutional recognitions : toward a developmental account of gay and lesbian politics
  • Excluding the homosexual : naming gender and sexual transgression
  • Gay is good : multiple paths to recognizing unjust discrimination
  • Recognizing ourselves : gay and lesbian interest groups and the consequences of self-definition
  • Respect for private lives : closeting same-sex sexuality in public opinion, policy, and law
  • A history of discrimination : gays and lesbians as a suspect class
  • A jurisprudence of blindness : same-sex marriage, human dignity, and the erosion of scrutiny doctrine
  • Conclusion: To be whole.
The landmark Supreme Court decision in June 2015 legalizing the right to same-sex marriage marked a major victory in gay and lesbian rights in the United States. Once subject to a patchwork of laws granting legal status to same-sex couples in some states and not others, gay and lesbian Americans now enjoy full legal status for their marriages wherever they travel or reside in the country. For many, the Supreme Court's ruling means that gay and lesbian citizens are one step closer to full equality with the rest of America. In Fragmented Citizens, Stephen M. Engel contends that the present moment in gay and lesbian rights in America is indeed one of considerable advancement and change-but that there is still much to be done in shaping American institutions to recognize gays and lesbians as full citizens. With impressive scope and fascinating examples, Engel traces the relationship between gay and lesbian individuals and the government from the late nineteenth century through the present. Engel shows that gays and lesbians are more accurately described as fragmented citizens. Despite the marriage ruling, Engel argues that LGBT Americans still do not have full legal protections against workplace, housing, family, and other kinds of discrimination. There remains a continuing struggle of the state to control the sexuality of gay and lesbian citizens-they continue to be fragmented citizens. Engel argues that understanding the development of the idea of gay and lesbian individuals as 'less-than-whole' citizens can help us make sense of the government's continued resistance to full equality despite massive changes in public opinion. Furthermore, he argues that it was the state's ability to identify and control gay and lesbian citizens that allowed it to develop strong administrative capacities to manage all of its citizens in matters of immigration, labor relations, and even national security. The struggle for gay and lesbian rights, then, affected not only the lives of those seeking equality but also the very nature of American governance itself. Fragmented Citizens is a sweeping historical and political account of how our present-day policy debates around citizenship and equality came to be.
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