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The gender/sexuality reader : culture, history, political economy

Presents a survey, which contextualizes gender and sexuality in a matrix of varied racial formations, nationalisms, colonialisms, imperialisms and movements for social change.
Print Book, English, 1997
Routledge, New York, 1997
badania transkulturowe
[10], 574 s. : il. ; 26 cm.
9780415910040, 9780415910057, 0415910048, 0415910056
EMBODIMENTS OF HISTORY: LOCAL MEANINGS, GLOBAL ECONOMIES Part One: Moving Borders: Genders, Sexualities, Histories "An introduction to the cultural" "history of gender/sexuality: body politics at the" "convergence of colonialism, race, and class" 1. Ann Laura Stoler -- Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power: Gender, Race, and Morality in Colonial Asia 2. Siobhan Somerville -- Scientific Racism and the Invention of the Homosexual Body 3. Micaela di Leonardo -- White Lies, Black Myths: Rape, Race and the Black "Underclass" Part Two: Modes of Reproduction: Kinship, Parenthood, States Is the family universal? Are mothers invariably nurturing? How kinship, technology, and politics construct pregnancy, parenting, and reproduction 4. Jane Collier, Michelle Z. Rosaldo, Sylvia Yanagisako-- Is There a Family? New Anthropological Views 5. Nancy Scheper-Hughes -- Lifeboat Ethics: Mother Love and Child Death in Northeast Brazil 6. Amartya Sen -- Population: Delusion and Reality 7. Geraldine Heng and Janadas Devan -- State Fatherhood: The Politics of Nationalism, Sexuality and Race in Singapore 8. Susan Gal -- Gender in the Post-Socialist Transition: The Abortion Debate in Hungary 9. Rosalind Pollack Petchesky -- Fetal Images: The Power of Visual Culture in the Politics of Reproduction Part Three: The Social Construction of Identities: Comparative Sexualities; Sexual identities in the context of political economy, kinship systems, family structures, and historical change 10. Ellen Ross and Rayna Rapp -- Sex and Society: A Research Note from Social History and Anthropology 11. John D'Emilio -- Capitalism and Gay Identity 12. David F. Greenberg -- Transformations of Homosexuality-Based Classifications 13. Matthew C. Gutmann -- Seed of the Nation: Men's Sex and Potency in Mexico; MAKING MARKS AND DRAWING BOUNDARIES: CORPOREAL PRACTICES Part Four: Bodies of Knowledge and the Politics of Representation -- How representations of various sorts--scientific, medical and academic--are affected by, and in turn affect, body politics--and what this implies for how we live 14. Evelyn Fox Keller -- Secrets of God, Nature, and Life 15. Thomas Laquer -- Orgasm, Generation, and the Politics of Reproductive Biology 16. Anne Fausto-Sterling -- How to Build a Man 17. Susan Sperling -- Baboons with Briefcases vs. Langurs with Lipstick: Feminism and Functionalism in Primate Studies 18. Teresa de Lauretis -- The Violence of Rhetoric: On Representation and Gender 19. Cindy Patton -- From Nation to Family: Containing African AIDS 20. Catherine A. Lutz and Jane L. Collins -- The Color of Sex: Postwar Photographic Histories of Race and Gender in "National" "Geographic" Magazine Part Five: Marks and Signs: The Social Skin; "Body marks, body meanings: arguments on" "female circumcision, Victorian clitoridectomy, and" "plastic surgery ""21. Janice Boddy""" -- Womb as Oasis: The Symbolic Context of Pharaonic Circumcision in Rural Northern Sudan 22. Elizabeth A. Sheehan -- Victorian Clitoridectomy: Isaac Baker Brown and His Harmless Operative Procedure 23. Susan Bordo -- "Material Girl": The Effacements of Postmodern Culture Part Six: Polyvalent Pleasures: Resistances, Reinscriptions, and Dispersals; ""Polymorphous perversity" and sexual" "agency in diverse settings, as public and personal" "history" 24. Richard Parker -- The Carnivalization of the World 25. Arlene Stein -- Sisters and Queers: The Decentering of Lesbian Feminism 26. Patricia Zavella -- "Playing with Fire": The Gendered Construction of Chicana/Mexicana Sexuality APPROPRIATIONS, CONTESTATIONS, AND ADAPTATIONS: TOWARD A HISTORY OF THE PRESENT Part Seven: Sex Wars, Culture Wars "Violence Against Women and the Culture" "Wars" 27. Lori L. Heise -- Violence, Sexuality, and Women's Lives 28. Darlene Clark Hine -- Rape and the Inner Lives of Black Women in the Middle West: Preliminary Thoughts on the Culture of Dissemblance 29. Carole S. Vance -- Negotiating Sex and Gender in the Attorney General's Commission on Pornography 30. Judith Stacey -- The Neo-Family-Values Campaign Part Eight: Traveling Theory: Transnational and Postcolonial Interlocutions; "Gender/sexuality in postcolonial and postrevolutionary" "situations; bodies across and between (rather than" "simply within) cultures and nations" 31. Louisa Schein -- The Consumption of Color and the Politics of White Skin in Post-Mao China 32. Jacklyn D. Harden -- The Enterprise of Empire: Race, Class, Gender, and Japanese National Identity 33. Lila Abu-Lughod -- Movie Stars and Islamic Moralism in Egypt 34. Elizabeth A. Povinelli -- Sex Acts and Sovereignty: Race and Sexuality in the Construction of the Australian Nation; Part Nine: Re-Imagining Bodies "How to thin the body now." "Perfomativity, "post-fordist" bodies in the age of AIDS," "and subversive carnal practices in an unlikely place:" "Three topically distinct, methodologically juxtaposed yet" "uncannily consonant pieces on body, identity, and" "selfhood" 35. Judith Butler -- Excerpt from "Introduction" to "Bodies That Matter" 36. Emily Martin -- The End of the Body? 37. Roger N. Lancaster -- Guto's Performance: Notes on the Transvestism of Everyday Life