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American PietàsVisions of Race, Death, and the Maternal

American Pietàs: Visions of Race, Death, and the Maternal

Ruby C. Tapia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653102
eISBN:
9781452946153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653102.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book reveals how visual representations of racialized motherhood shape and reflect national citizenship. By means of a sustained engagement with Roland Barthes’s suturing of race, death, and the ... More

Choices Women MakeAgency in Domestic Violence, Assisted Reproduction, and Sex Work

Choices Women Make: Agency in Domestic Violence, Assisted Reproduction, and Sex Work

Carisa R. Showden

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816655953
eISBN:
9781452946092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816655953.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women’s agency: Is it a matter of an individual’s capacity for autonomy? Or of the social conditions that facilitate freedom? Combining theoretical and empirical perspectives, this book investigates ... More

If Memory ServesGay Men, AIDS, and the Promise of the Queer Past

If Memory Serves: Gay Men, AIDS, and the Promise of the Queer Past

Christopher Castiglia and Christopher Reed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676101
eISBN:
9781452947624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676101.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The AIDS epidemic soured the memory of the sexual revolution and gay liberation of the 1970s, and prominent politicians, commentators, and academics instructed gay men to forget the sexual cultures ... More

The Straight LineHow the Fringe Science of Ex-Gay Therapy Reoriented Sexuality

The Straight Line: How the Fringe Science of Ex-Gay Therapy Reoriented Sexuality

Tom Waidzunas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816696147
eISBN:
9781452953663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696147.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The Straight Line argues that scientific definitions of “sexual orientation” are not merely reflections of human nature, but emerged through a process of social negotiation involving opposing social ... More

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