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Breaking into the LabEngineering Progress for Women in Science

Breaking into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science

Sue V. Rosser

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776452
eISBN:
9780814771525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776452.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Why are there so few women in science? This book uses the experiences of successful women scientists and engineers to answer the question of why elite institutions have so few women scientists and ... More

Dance With MeBallroom Dancing and the Promise of Instant Intimacy

Dance With Me: Ballroom Dancing and the Promise of Instant Intimacy

Julia A. Ericksen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722664
eISBN:
9780814722855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722664.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Rumba music starts and a floor full of dancers alternate clinging to one another and turning away. Rumba is an erotic dance, and the mood is hot and heavy; the women bend and hyperextend their legs ... More

Dancing TangoPassionate Encounters in a Globalizing World

Dancing Tango: Passionate Encounters in a Globalizing World

Kathy Davis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760291
eISBN:
9780814762912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760291.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Argentinean tango is a global phenomenon. Never before has tango been danced by so many people and in so many different places as today. Argentinean tango is more than a specific music and style of ... More

Family SecretsStories of Incest and Sexual Violence in Mexico

Family Secrets: Stories of Incest and Sexual Violence in Mexico

Gloria González-López

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479855599
eISBN:
9781479821402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855599.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Family Secrets is a thought-provoking feminist-informed sociological study exposing the deeply troubling, hidden, and unspoken issues of incest and sexual violence in Mexican families. Based on 60 ... More

Fashioning FatInside Plus-Size Modeling

Fashioning Fat: Inside Plus-Size Modeling

Amanda M. Czerniawski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814770399
eISBN:
9780814760079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770399.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Fashioning Fat takes us through a model’s day-to-day activities, first at open calls at modeling agencies and then through fashion shows and photo shoots. This bookshows that the mission of many of ... More

Immigration and WomenUnderstanding the American Experience

Immigration and Women: Understanding the American Experience

Susan C. Pearce, Elizabeth J. Clifford, and Reena Tandon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767382
eISBN:
9780814768266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767382.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The popular debate around contemporary U.S. immigration tends to conjure images of men waiting on the side of the road for construction jobs, working in kitchens or delis, driving taxis, and sending ... More

MatteringFeminism, Science, and Materialism

Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Victoria Pitts-Taylor (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

21st Century feminists are re-imagining nature, biology, and matter in feminist thought and critically addressing new developments in biology, physics, neuroscience, epigenetics and other scientific ... More

Not GaySex between Straight White Men

Not Gay: Sex between Straight White Men

Jane Ward

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479860685
eISBN:
9781479835782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479860685.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

A straight white girl can kiss a girl, like it, and still call herself straight—her boyfriend may even encourage her. But can straight white guys experience the same easy sexual fluidity? This book ... More

StraightsHeterosexuality in Post-Closeted Culture

Straights: Heterosexuality in Post-Closeted Culture

James Joseph Dean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762752
eISBN:
9780814785812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762752.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Since the Stonewall Riots in 1969, the politics of sexual identity in America have drastically transformed. But the changes wrought by a so-called “post-closeted culture” have not just affected the ... More

This Year's Model"Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour"

This Year's Model: "Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour"

Elizabeth A. Wissinger

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814794180
eISBN:
9780814794197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794180.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Over the last four decades, the fashion modeling industry has become a lightning rod for debates about Western beauty ideals, the sexual objectification of women, and consumerist desire. Yet, as ... More

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