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The Marrying Kind?Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Mary Bernstein and Verta Taylor (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681716
eISBN:
9781452948720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

As the nationwide campaign for same-sex marriage rages in states across the United States and crowds of same-sex couples rush to marriage license counters, the goal of marriage is contested within ... More

Measuring ManhoodRace and the Science of Masculinity, 1830-1934

Measuring Manhood: Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830-1934

Melissa N. Stein

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816673025
eISBN:
9781452952437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673025.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Measuring Manhood describes how race became the purview of science and the processes by which race was constructed as a biological phenomenon with far-reaching social, cultural, and political ... More

Meeting PlaceThe Human Encounter and the Challenge of Coexistence

Meeting Place: The Human Encounter and the Challenge of Coexistence

Paul Carter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816685363
eISBN:
9781452949147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816685363.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The Meeting Place asks what are the conditions of sociability in a globalized world. It argues that the social sciences take communication for granted and for this reason overlook the obstacles to ... More

Migrants for ExportHow the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World

Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World

Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665273
eISBN:
9781452946481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665273.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Migrant workers from the Philippines are ubiquitous to global capitalism, with nearly 10 percent of the population employed in almost two hundred countries. In a visit to the United States in 2003, ... More

Model Immigrants and Undesirable AliensThe Cost of Immigration Reform in the 1990s

Model Immigrants and Undesirable Aliens: The Cost of Immigration Reform in the 1990s

Christina Gerken

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674725
eISBN:
9781452947051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674725.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book focuses on the watershed political events of 1995-96. During this period, President Bill Clinton signed into law three pieces of legislation that have had a significant impact on the lives ... More

Multiple AutismsSpectrums of Advocacy and Genomic Science

Multiple Autisms: Spectrums of Advocacy and Genomic Science

Jennifer S. Singh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816698301
eISBN:
9781452953694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698301.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Multiple Autisms investigates the emergence of autism as a genetic disorder and why the search for autism genes became a research priority for private and public funding agencies in the U.S. since ... More

Native American DNATribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science

Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science

Kim TallBear

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665853
eISBN:
9781452946511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665853.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Native American DNA is not simply found in bodies, both living and dead, and in hi-tech laboratories. Drawing from history, genome science, ethnography, textual and policy analysis, TallBear shows ... More

Negotiating Sex WorkUnintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Carisa R. Showden and Samantha Majic (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Negotiating Sex Work provides a timely and necessary intervention in to current public and political debates about sex work, debates which are primarily divided between those who view selling sexual ... More

The Neoliberal DelugeHurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans

The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans

Cedric Johnson (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673247
eISBN:
9781452946962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673247.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Katrina was not just a hurricane. The death, destruction, and misery wreaked on New Orleans cannot be blamed on nature’s fury alone. This volume locates the root causes of the 2005 disaster squarely ... More

Nobody Is Supposed to KnowBlack Sexuality on the Down Low

Nobody Is Supposed to Know: Black Sexuality on the Down Low

C. Riley Snorton

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677962
eISBN:
9781452948010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677962.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Since the early 2000s, the phenomenon of the “down low”—black men who have sex with men as well as women and do not identify as gay, queer, or bisexual—has exploded in news media and popular culture, ... More

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